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Thursday, April 24, 2014
LGBT initiatives at Ithaca College were highlighted in articles by Buzzfeed and Nerd Scholar. Ithaca College's LGBT friendliness was recognized by Buzzfeed in "The 25 Best Colleges and Universities for LGBT Students.” It was lauded for having the "Most Innovative" LGBTQ initiatives by Nerd Scholar.
Isabel Galupo '14 and the LGBT Center are featured in the article by Buzzfeed. Ithaca College’s top rating on the Campus Pride Index National LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate assessment tool, LGBT specific health efforts, visiting scholars, and our LGBT themed student organizations are showcased. Nerd Scholar, a website that helps students make informed decisions about their education, recognized the Ithaca College Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach and Services in its list of colleges and universities helping support a more inclusive community. It cited the LGBT Center as the most innovative for its long-established smoking cessation/prevention initiative and for its collaboration to establish the Voice and Communication Modification Program for People in the Transgender Community offered in conjunction with the Ewing Speech and Hearing Clinic, in the college’s School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
GET YOURSELF TESTED AT HAMMOND HEALTH CENTER
April 24 12 pm-2pm at Campus Center
- Support Center for Health Promotion and Hammond in this great event!
- This fun, interactive program will allow students to learn more about
- Safe sex practices
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
- On and Off-Campus Resources
- Raffle Prizes
We Hope to See You There!
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Today, an estimated one in five women is sexually assaulted in college.*
The month of April is designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in the United States. The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence in its many forms and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.
At Ithaca College, the College Advisory Committee on Campus Security & Campus Life has a similar charge, year round. This governed committee is comprised of faculty, staff and students who promote safety and security through review of campus policy and procedure and assessment of community education and outreach (for improvement). One key area for raised awareness is sexual assault prevention, education and resources; specifically, reporting incidents of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking; to include information on assisting survivors during investigations; referring complaints to appropriate authorities; counseling survivors; and, responding to inquiries from concerned persons.
We want to hear from you. If you have ideas for working together to raise awareness and help prevent sexual assault, or if you are a student who is interested in partnering with this campus advisory committee, we urge you to email the committee leadership at the following: Terri Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org and Linda Koenig email@example.com
*For more information on sexual assault and its many forms, visit the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence against Women at ovw.usdoj.gov. If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted please take a few minutes to review the vast amount of information and resources that the College makes available to the campus community as outlined in the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report, published by the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.