Juliette Vetare

Juliette Vetare

Email: jvetare@ithaca.edu
From: Fishkill, New York
Class of 2021
Major: Public and Community Health
Minor: Aging Studies

What clubs/organizations are you involved in?

  • President of the Women’s Club Soccer team
  • Peer Leader for the Exploratory Program
  • Peer Leader for Ithaca College First-Year Seminar 2018-2019
  • Sigma Phi Omega Gerontology Honor Society

Have you studied abroad?

I studied abroad in Christchurch, New Zealand in Spring 2020 at the University of Canterbury. 

Have you been engaged in research, internship opportunities, student teaching, or conferences? 

I presented the ideas from my Aging and Disability paper at the 47th Annual State Society on Aging Conference in the fall of my junior year. The conference was held at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY. Ithaca College won the SSA Student Representation award for having the most students to participate in the conference.

I was a part of the Ithaca College First-Year Seminar Peer Leader program in both Fall 2018 and Fall 2019. This was a volunteer position where I was assigned to a First-Year Seminar class and helped students navigate through their first semester of college. I gave presentations on topics like what to do off campus and advice on how to get involved at IC. I was a friendly face that the students in that class could come to me for any advice they needed!

Are you involved in IC athletics? 

I have been on the Women’s Club Soccer team since my first year. I have gotten to travel around the upstate New York area playing in our league and have played at the Regional tournament in Delaware and Pennsylvania. We also traveled to Phoenix, Arizona to compete in the National Tournament in the fall of 2017. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about the team!

What is the best class that you've taken so far, and why?

The best class that I have taken so far definitely has to be Understanding Disability. For this class, we would spend two days a week in the classroom and one day a week working in the Athletics and Events Center pool with children with disabilities. The children were all from the Racker Center in the city of Ithaca. Each student was assigned a child and we got to entertain and play with them in the pool for an hour. It was so amazing and fulfilling.

Is there anything else you would want to share with a prospective student?

Take this time to enjoy the college search process! Contact me if you are interested in the things I am involved in or if you want to know more about what it’s like to be an IC student.