By Lindsey Smith
Two weeks ago, sixteen senior Park Scholars departed from Ithaca to travel to New Orleans, Louisiana. We spent our time rebuilding homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in August, 2005. I approached the week with an open heart and an open mind, but I was speechless minutes after landing in New Orleans.
I first encountered our shuttle...
By Jackson Eagan
In about two weeks time I will be hopping on a plane, camera and tripod in hand, and flying to the far-off country of Ecuador to produce a media outreach project in the Andes mountains.
During a total of 26 days, Carol Jennings, director of Park Media Lab, and I plan to travel around the country, capturing footage of the...
By Taylor Graham
Taking part in a group service project or working with fellow students on an established project means you have a job to complete. Assigned to you is a set of tasks to accomplish deadlines to meet. With others, I have had the opportunity to work on some fantastic projects, including running a photography workshop for developmentally disadvantaged adults...
By Cady Lang
As a senior Park Scholar, this semester has been filled with plenty of bittersweet moments of reminiscing. My memories of the anticipation (and at times, anxiety) that I felt applying to colleges as a high school senior — including Ithaca College’s Park School of Communications and specifically the Park Scholar program — came flooding back to...
By Erica Steinhoff
“Would you like to travel to Texas and attend an undergraduate scholars’ conference?” When Matt Fee, Director of the Park Scholar Program, presented me with this opportunity, I couldn’t say no.
From Nov. 1–3, I attended the 2013...