By Samantha Weil, ’17
The Park Scholar Program has no hours requirement for community service. From my experience, not having a requirement for the number of hours of service we must complete actually encourages more meaningful community service work and often more hours. It allows Park Scholars to pursue issues they are really passionate about and to help create...
Bethany George, ’15
On Feb. 28, all Park Scholars met to discuss Stefan Sagmeister’s “Things I have learned in my life so far.” We examined questions that were raised by Sagmeister’s piece, such as the differences between both the creators and the audiences of public art, graphic design, and advertising.
Each semester, the Park...
By Anne Bongermino, ’16
During the Park Scholar orientation, an upperclassman representative from IC Active Minds, the on-campus mental health advocacy group, greets the new scholars with some encouraging words and important advice. As a group, we scholars tend to be busy, over-achieving, Type A individuals, with stress levels to match. I didn’t realize it at the...
By Isabel Balla, ’14
New York Fashion Week: Seven days of the most glamorous people wearing the most glamorous clothing to see the world’s most talented designers… or so I thought.
By Aidan Quigley, ’18
Coming to Ithaca College this fall, I was very excited to live in the Housing Offering a Multicultural Experience (HOME) Program. The HOME Program has given me a great opportunity to live and learn in a multicultural environment. Living with all of the freshmen Park and MLK Scholars, as...