IC Honors: New Honors Headquarters

PrintMove in day is now only a week away. When you get here stop by and check out the new space for Honors Headquarters. We are not far from the old space so it will be easy to find. Tom’s office is now M218, the lounge is in M217 and the hallway, there is a door to access some tables outside, the computer lab will be in M216 (by the middle of September), and Dylan (Honors Support Staff) is in M215.  The key card access will be on the door to the space. There is a plan to decorate the walls that should be complete by the middle of the semester. It is a nice improvement.

IC Honors Summer Student Spotlight: Jill Weidman

Meet Jill, a rising senior Environmental Science major!

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This summer, Jill has spent her time in Ithaca beekeeping at IC (as featured in her photo above!) and is a manager for the Environmental Science/Studies lab.

Jill is looking forward to spending her final year with the Honors program.

“I’m so glad to have been able to participate in the IC Honors program over the past three years. One of the aspects of the Honors program that is so valuable to me is the nature of the classes offered to us. In my more skills-focused major, I would not have the opportunity to dwell so deeply on a singular subject in the way we are free to do in Honors classes. In Bruce Henderson’s Performing Antigone class, for example, we spent the entire semester on different versions of that one story and by the end, I felt I knew Antigone better than I knew myself! Thanks for the great times, Honors!”

We’re starting to look for more student spotlights for the school year for both current students and alums!

Do you know a really cool Honors student? Nominate them to be a Student Spotlight here!
Do you know a really cool alum of the Honors program? Nominate them to be an Alumni Spotlight here!

Email sguter1@ithaca.edu with any questions, concerns, or nominations.

IC Honors Summer Student Spotlight: Zoe Mendrysa

Meet Zoe, an incoming first-year student from Kingston, NY, a Health Science major with a Pre-Med emphasis.

10984571_10204323635391584_5909030596813561409_nThis summer, Zoe has been traveling and exploring! She works at an ice cream shop and a dermatology office in her hometown.

Zoe is most excited to immerse herself in the culture of IC and the Honors program!

I’m really excited to live in Lyon Hall and join Ithaca’s Honors Community! Being around people who are different and unique but with the same mindset to learn and grow, which is important to me. I enjoy to challenge myself and be intellectually engaged, while having new experiences. The Honors Program offers amazing opportunities, who wouldn’t want to go white water rafting or music events? The Honors Program and IC will help me grow and see the world in a new way, preparing me for any adventure!”

We’re starting to look for more student spotlights for the school year for both current students and alums!

Do you know a really cool Honors student? Nominate them to be a Student Spotlight here!
Do you know a really cool alum of the Honors program? Nominate them to be an Alumni Spotlight here!

Email sguter1@ithaca.edu with any questions, concerns, or nominations.

IC Honors Summer Student Spotlight: Kelsey McKim

Meet Kelsey, a rising senior Journalism major!

_IGP2432Kelsey is spending her summer interning in New York City in publishing at the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency and Pegasus Books publishing house.

One of Kelsey’s favorite things about the Honors program is that it allows her to read some awesome and different types of literature.

“I’m a huge bookworm, so my favorite part of Honors has been the opportunity to take classes because they have interesting book lists. So far I’ve read dystopias, graphic novels, and literature about madness for my Honors courses.”

We’re starting to look for more student spotlights for the school year for both current students and alums!

Do you know a really cool Honors student? Nominate them to be a Student Spotlight here!
Do you know a really cool alum of the Honors program? Nominate them to be an Alumni Spotlight here!

Email sguter1@ithaca.edu with any questions, concerns, or nominations.

IC Honors Summer Student Spotlight: Annalise Haldeman

Meet incoming TVR major Annalise!IMG_0146

Annalise is taking this summer to explore her hometown of Bloomington, Indiana as well as going on a mission trip to Philadelphia, PA, a trip to Denver, CO to visit a friend and attending Lollapalooza in Chicago at the end of the summer.

Annalise is looking forward to all the opportunities the Honors Program offers!

“I am looking forward to explore new idea and possibilities with the Honors program. In high school you are stuck with a bunch of people who have to be in school. But know we are at a place that we chose. We decide to apply here and decided to accept when Ithaca offered us a spot in the class of 2019! And with the honor program it’s exciting that I will not only be with people who want to be at this school but want to learn and want to have discussions and widen their horizons. It’s all just so exciting!”

What are you doing this summer? Honors wants to know!

Email sguter1@ithaca.edu to be featured.