Stories

 

A student’s volunteer experience with the New York State Special Olympics leaves her hoarse and happy. by Jessica Bachiochi ’09

“Show us what you got,” said Laura Graby ’09 to Special Olympics athlete Steven MacPhail as he stepped up to the line with a soccer ball at his feet. “I’m going to show everybody what I...

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IC enjoys a unique, valuable partnership with its neighboring senior community. by Keith Davis

 

What was it like living through the Great Depression? Would you be willing to speak to my class about the human impact of privatizing Medicare? Can I introduce you to Facebook? Will you waltz with me at the Harvest Moon Dance?

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Alysia Tromblay ’83 helps people “wake up” their whole selves. by Greg Ryan '08

It’s not often that a job perfectly mirrors a person’s passions. It’s even less often that it empowers someone to live out her most deeply held beliefs.

Alysia Tromblay ’83 is one of the fortunate few: she makes a living doing both what she loves...

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Global Frederick Startup '56 is "sort of like Santa Claus" to kids in South and Central America and Africa.  by Greg Ryan '08

Frederick Startup ’56 didn’t want to leave, and Ruddy Acebo, the eight-year-old girl clinging to his leg, didn’t want him to leave, either. She, her parents, and Frederick had just enjoyed an afternoon of sightseeing,...

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Brava! And thank you for producing the 2008 arts and literary issue, IC(Point of)View!

I have always felt that Ithaca’s excellent arts education and the rich body of work by students and alumni are mostly overlooked in favor of such things as athletics and...

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