Archive: October 2017
Ithaca College students Heather Fraebel (Physical Therapy, German Studies Minor, 18') and Flora Tierney (Biochemistry/Biology, German Studies Minor, 18') travelled to the SRH-University in Heidelberg, Germany from Oct. 6-14.
During their time in Germany, Heather and Flora gave a presentation to 200+ international peers on Ithaca College; attended intensive courses taught by international professors; took exams; participated in cultural programming; and networked with students and instructors from more than a dozen countries.
This opportunity was made possible by an Academic Challenge Grant, funding generously made available by the Office of the Provost.
"On October 12, 2017, the Department of State notified UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova of the U.S. decision to withdraw from the organization and to seek to establish a permanent observer mission to UNESCO. This decision was not taken lightly, and reflects U.S. concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the organization, and continuing anti-Israel...
Submitted on behalf of Tanya Saunders, Assistant Provost.