Do You Want to Study Abroad? Are You Interested In Learning More about the Study Abroad Programs? Come to an Info Session!

Hello Honorites!

Below are various opportunities to attend an info session about different study abroad programs that are coming up soon!

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SUMMER STUDY ABROAD: Go global this summer

• Tues., 1/30, 12:10-1:00 pm; Textor 103

• Mon., 2/5, 6:00-7:00 pm; Textor 103

LONDON CENTER: Study in the heart of London

• Wed., 1/31, 6:00-7:00 pm; Textor 103

• Tues., 2/6, 12:10-1:00 pm; Textor 103

STUDY ABROAD BASICS: Find out how it all works

• Wed., 1/31, 7:00-8:00 pm; Textor 103

• Thurs., 2/8, 12:10-1:00 pm; Textor 103

STUDY ABROAD DROP-IN ADVISING: Get your questions answered

• Tues., 2/13, 12:10-1:00 pm; Textor 103

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY: Study Down Under

• Thurs., 2/8, 6:00-7:00 pm; Textor 103

CEA STUDY ABROAD: Affiliated & Non-Affiliated program options

• Thurs., 3/8, 12:10-1:00 pm; Textor 103

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Interested in studying away from IC, but staying in the US? Consider New York City or Washington DC!

IC in DC: Putting Knowledge into Action

• Tues., 2/13, 12:10-1:00; 213 Job Hall

 

IC in NYC: Study & intern in the City

General Information for all students with ICNYC Director: Thurs., 3/1, 12:10-1:00; BUS 204

For Business students: Thurs., 2/15, 12:10-1:00; BUS 104

For Park students: Thurs., 2/15, 12:10-1:00; Park Auditorium

For HSHP students: Thurs., 2/15, 12:10-1:00; CHS 201

For H&S students: Tues., 2/20, 12:10-1:00; BUS 114

For Music students: check with Associate Dean for information

 

In addition to attending an info session, students wanting more information can contact International Programs to set up individual advising appointments. Call their office at 607-274-3306 or email studyabroad@ithaca.edu.

Want to Jump Start Your Career in Six Weeks? Apply for the Albany Summer Internship Program hosted by Marist College!

Hello Honorites!

Marist College is continuing to host a six week, intensive Albany Summer Internship Program (ASIP).

The program is open to all majors!

**(However students in Communications, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology are ideally suited to benefit from the ASIP experience.)

The 6 week ASIP experience runs from May 21 to June 29th, 2018, and the application deadline is March 1, 2018. 

Internship Placement & Support

The ASIP internship placements include advocacy groups, lobbying firms, nonprofit organizations, and state agency offices.  Our Albany-based staff will facilitate these placements in settings which match each student’s interests. (Please use flyer below to look at different placement options.)Image-1.jpg

Program Information

ASIP interns work at their placements 4 days a week for 6 weeks earning 3 course credits and meet weekly with the ASIP Director, Dr. Krista Applebee, for internship-in-context sessions, career development workshops, and networking events with guest speakers.

If students wish to take additional classes, online Marist summer courses are available at a discounted rate in a variety of disciplines.

Tuition, Housing, & Student Life

The total program costs are $3000, including tuition, a program fee, and housing. Students pay Marist College directly and then simply transfer the 3 internship course credits back to your institution.  In addition, students who live in the Albany area can participate in the ASIP experience as a commuting student, and the cost would then be $2200.

Students live in fully furnished 4-bedroom apartments in University Heights, a complex that is centrally located in Albany’s academic quadrangle.  Apartments include free Wi-Fi and parking. Summer is an ideal time to experience the Capital Region’s cultural and natural resources, such as the Art on Lark festival in June and the many hiking trails in the Adirondack ParkImage.jpg

Additional information, including application forms, may be found at the Albany Summer Internship Program website.

 

If there are any questions regarding the ASIP experience please contact, Dr. Martin Shaffer at martin.shaffer@marist.edu or (845) 575-3295.  

Student Testimonials:

Kevisha Hunt, Wells College — Psychology major;Criminology minor
“My internship allowed me to get involved with important policy issues, meet with state legislators, attend press conferences, and learn directly from people with years of experience in children’s mental health policy.  The beauty about my internship is that I was not only exposed to policy and politics; through Families Together of New York State I got to connect with people from various mental health organizations from all over the state. This experience has turned out to be very rewarding, in more ways than I ever expected.  I highly encourage anyone interested in this program to go for it! There are so many opportunities available.”

Eliza Patterson, Marist College — Political Science Major, Communications/PR Minor
“My time at the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities was a very enjoyable and rewarding experience. The staff that I worked with were kind and welcoming, and exposed me to many different aspects of higher education policy. I was able to read new legislation, write policy briefs, and draft memorandums working specifically on legislative initiatives dealing with New York State Public Health Law and the Education Law. I was also able to attend meetings, discuss bills, and observe the Senate and Assembly during the legislative session. They gave me many assignments to tackle, and I ultimately walked away with a portfolio of different projects I worked on. For any student interested in obtaining an internship, I highly recommend taking part in the Albany Summer Internship Program. I can confidently say that I have developed many skills at this internship that I will take with me to future internships and jobs.”

Spring 2018 Student Org. Fair!

Hello Honorites!

The Spring 2018 Student Organization Fair will be on Wednesday, January 31st from 10am-3pm in Emerson Suites. There will be over 150 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. The student organization is free to attend. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion and sign up for so many amazing student organizations!

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Need a quick view of OSEMA Student Organizations, click here! This site offers a brief description and contact information for each student organization.

Any questions or concerns please contact the Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs at 607-274-3222.

 

 

 

Congratulations to the Honorites Accepted into “Partners in the Parks”!

Hello Honorites!

Partners in the Parks is an outdoor learning program coordinated through the National Collegiate Honors Council, which allows students to travel and explore national parks with other honors students from across the country. This year, trips include Glacier National Park, Harper’s Ferry, and Olympic National Park!

This year only 3-4 students were selected to travel.

The Honors Program would like to congratulate:

 

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Sarah Griffin, sophomore Honorite majoring in Biology.

 

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Hannah Reinhardt, first year Honorite majoring in Outdoor Leadership.

 

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Olivia Forker, sophomore Honorite majoring in Doc Studies.

 

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and Elizabeth Eberhardt, first year Honorite majoring in Journalism!

 

 

Check out more information about Partners in the Parks at their website: http://www.nchchonors.org/events/partners-in-the-parks

Welcome Back!

Hello Honorites & Welcome Back!

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The Honors Program hopes that you had a fun, relaxing, and well-spent winter break! It is the New Year so that also brings a new semester!

Good Luck on the first day back to Ithaca College and with all of your new classes! Try to make the most of this semester by joining new clubs and organizations, connecting with fellow Honorites and doing what you love to get the greatest experience here at IC and in Honors!

Make sure if you are not already, to follow Honors on social media and to subscribe to the Honors Blog! There will be information on events and things to know about Honors in general posted throughout the semester so please follow to stay updated!

 

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