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How did the MAP originate? The MAP was proposed by two student groups: SSDP (Students for a Sensible Drug Policy) and the SGA (Student Government Association). Meetings were held during 2009-10 involving students, staff, and administrators. In May, 2010, the MAP was approved and endorsed by the SGA, the President’s Council, and the Board of Trustees as a pilot program. The impact of the MAP will be periodically evaluated to determine whether it should become a permanent Ithaca College policy.

What is the purpose of the MAP? A survey at IC found that some students are reluctant to seek help in alcohol or drug-related emergencies because of fear of college judicial consequences. Since alcohol or drug overdose, poisoning, and misuse are potentially fatal, it is essential that medical assistance be called immediately if a concern exists.The purpose of the MAP is to reduce harm, and ultimately save lives, by encouraging students to seek assistance for their friends and themselves when a medical emergency arises due to the use of alcohol or other drugs.

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Physics 101 = Monday and Tuesday, 5-8pm

Physics 117 = Wednesday and Thursday, 5-8pm

Physics 160 and 174 = Wednesday 5-8pm

Last Minutes Help?  Drop In Thursday, SEPTEMBER 16th, 8-11pm

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The Center for Health Promotion's Wellness Wednesday Series Begins This Week!

12:00-12:50PM, in the Ithaca Falls Room, 2nd floor of the Campus Center.
Bring your lunch, and enjoy a free dessert. Registration is not required.
 
Wednesday September 15th:

ACUPUNCTURE 101        

featuring:

Will Fudeman, L.Ac., LCSW, Licensed Acupunturist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Do you want to represent your residence hall and be involved in programming on campus? If so, please join us at the first RHA meeting of the year!

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 Are you a communications student? Do you find environmental issues, like climate change, renewable energy use, and sustainable economies, interesting and important? Do you want others to know too? Then Park Sustainability Club is for you!

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The 2010 Tompkins County United Way Campaign kicks off this year with the Stephen E. Garner Day of Caring on Friday, September 16, 2010.  In support of this, the Ithaca College Stone Soup Philanthropy Corp (student organization) and Tompkins County United Way will collaborate on a "Stuff the Bus Event" - Tuesday, September 14th.

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The Student Government Association is holding its annual fall elections September 15th through September 17th!

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The Student Government Association has opened up Assistantship selection this year for
each executive board position. The positions are as follows, campus affairs, executive
assistant, academics, business and finance and communications.

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Are you full of school spirit? Do you want to meet alumni who share that enthusiasm? Then volunteer as a student ambassador for Fall Splash 2010: Alumni and Homecoming Weekend

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VHS technology is fading away. Digital Media Services is available to help with converting copyright-cleared VHS titles to DVD.

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The Office of Facilities is proud to announce Housekeeper Appreciation Week!

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Students Active for Ending Rape is a pro-active organization on campus that strives to spread awareness and education about rape and sexual assault. Our 1st meeting is Tuesday, September 14 at 7PM on the second floor of Williams 202!

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This is a group for anyone who is looking for a community of people who have feelings and are attracted to the person and not the gender, or just simply want to to learn more about the bisexual community!

1st meeting of the year will be on Wednesday, September 15th in Williams 211 from 7-8PM

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A Spiritual Reading Experience

Contributed by Dani Novak on 09/11/2010 

If you are interested to join with other members of the college community in an adventure to discover your True Self consider joining this wiki:   http://awaketoyourtrueself.wikispaces.com/

It is based on book (freely available on the web) that transformed  my life and I wanted to share it with others.  The course is open to everyone.

Last year I read a book that had a profound positive influence on my life and I created a free online non credit course " "Discovering your True Self " based on the book and am offering it to anyone who is interested.  The information is in the link:  http://awaketoyourtrueself.wikispaces.com/
If you are interested, you can create your own page but email me when you do.  Everything is free and there are no strings attached.  No credit, no money....

Fall LGBT newsletter available

Contributed by Luca Maurer on 09/11/2010 

The fall 2010 issue of the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services newsletter is now available.

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Having a meal plan helps you enjoy endless meal and snack possibilities on-campus here at Ithaca College.

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If you’re a student who is interested in becoming a Resident Assistant for the spring semester, applications are opening soon!

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The Study Abroad Ice Cream Social will be held Wednesday, September 15, from 6:00-7:00 in Clark Lounge, Campus Center.  This event is held each fall specifically for first-year students.  You will have the chance to hear from and ask questions of lots of IC students who have studied abroad in locations all across the globe, all while eating make-your-own sundaes! This is a great opportunity to learn more about your options for study abroad and to hear all about study abroad directly from students who have lived the experience. 

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Are you interested in studying abroad? Come to one of our info sessions on Monday, September 13!  Options for Study Abroad at Ithaca College gives an overview of all of the study abroad options available to you. The London Center sessions will give you a detailed glimpse of what a semester or summer abroad in London is like. Come learn more about your study abroad options!

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