IC Honors: Cayuga Nature Center

On October 8, first-year Honors students participated in our annual trip to the Cayuga Nature Center. They carved pumpkins, explored the Center’s treehouse and interacted with the creatures that live there, and, as per tradition, presented skits created with their seminar classes. Check out the slideshow below to see some highlights from the trip! We thank Daniel Gelles for sharing these photos with us.

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IC Honors: Backpacking in the Finger Lakes National Forest

Check out these photos from the Honors backpacking trip! The last weekend in September, Honors students hiked and camped in the Finger Lakes National Forest. The trip was led by students from the Outdoor Adventure Leadership program.

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For more info on future Honors events, check out our calendar of events for 2016-2017.

IC Honors: Rock Climbing at Moss Island

This past weekend, Honors students traveled two hours east of Ithaca to Little Falls, NY to spend the day rock climbing at Moss Island. Located in the middle of the Erie Canal and next to No. E-17, the largest lock in the state of New York, Moss Island is a popular climbing location for climbers in Upstate New York. Check out the photos from their adventure below!


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For more info on future Honors events, check out our calendar of events for 2016-2017.

IC Honors Event: Whitewater Rafting

IMG_1338Tickets for the Whitewater Rafting trip for this Saturday, 8/27, go on sale tomorrow, Thursday 8/25, during the noon hour in the Ithaca Falls room in the Campus Center. Tickets are $25, are sold first come first served, and you may buy two extra tickets for other Honors students. You can only get a refund if we are able to fill your seat on the trip. We leave on Saturday morning at 6:00am and we should be back between 5:00 and 6:00pm.

WHAT TO WEAR: – Bathing suit – Quick-dry clothing (please stay away from cotton garments as they have a tendency to keep you colder) – Old sneakers, watershoes, tevas, etc. (you want something on your foot that can get wet but is not going to fall off)

WHAT TO BRING:- Change of clothes for after trip – Extra shoes – Towel. Leave all valuables at home; jewelry, watches, cameras that are not waterproof, etc.

IC Honors Event: The Welcome Dinner

PrintThe annual Welcome Dinner (or really a Pizza Party) is tomorrow, Tuesday August 23. Students that volunteered to be a Big will meet their Little in T102 at 5:00 and then head over to the fitness center quad for pizza and conversation. Even if you aren’t a Big or Little you are welcome to join us for Dinner.

Upcoming: Whitewater rafting tickets go on sale on Thursday during the noon hour for a Saturday trip. Keep your eye out for further info. Welcome Back.

IC Honors Photos: NYC!

A group of Honors students took a trip to the Big Apple last weekend, visiting various landmarks and attractions, starting their day off at the MoMA and ending it with the Broadway hit Fun Home. If you went on the trip and have more photos to share, please send them to sguter1@ithaca.edu.

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Thank you to Elena Piech, Julia Zubrovich, Madison Mangano and Jenna Mortenson for their photos!