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Treat your body to a healthy, soothing massage during our Massage Day this month! The Center for Health Promotion has partnered with A Massage Station of Ithaca to bring chair massages to IC students.

When? Tuesday, September 24th, noon-3:00 pm

Where? Center For Health Promotion, on the lower level of Hammond Health Center. (Enter from the parking lot side of the building, walk down the staircase, and turn right down the hallway).

Cost: $1 per minute (pre-pay via PayPal or credit card )

Sign up for 10, 20 or 30 minutes of massage - it's easy! Visit the Center for Health Promotion website for more information:

Get your appointment before all the slots are filled!



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The Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshop is a skill-building program presented by staff from Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP). The workshop is designed to help you in recognizing and preventing fatal opioid overdoses. Participants will learn basic information about opioid drugs, harm reduction, signs of overdose, and how to administer naloxone in the case of an medical emergency. Participants who complete the training will receive an identification card that they can use to obtain a free naloxone kit at the STAP location in downtown Ithaca.

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Registration is currently open for the Fall offering of the R.A.D. self-defense course for women. Spaces still remain available for this class, which will be conducted in four 3-hour sessions on Tuesday evenings during October from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  This course is open to any student, faculty or staff member who identifies as female.

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Office of International Programs want to invite you to meet students who studied during the last academic year in a Spanish-speaking country.  Returning students will share information regarding their programs and will make special mention of their academic and social experiences.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in studying abroad in the Spring or in the near future. There will be time for questions and answers.

We are planning this event for Thursday, September 19, 12:10 in Friends 210.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Prof. Gladys M. Varona-Lacey (

Pizza will be served.


President Collado will hold Open Office Hours for Students on Wednesday, September 18, from noon - 2:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Lobby.

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Nizar Farsakh, Chair of the Board of the Museum of the Palestinian People and Ori Nir from American For Peace Now will be visiting Ithaca College to share their understanding of the origins and current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a shared conversation on Tuesday, September 17th from 7 to 9 PM in Emerson Suites. 

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You're invited to Around the World in 60 Minutes: Study Abroad Panel and Ice Cream Social! Thursday, September 19, 6:00-7:00, in Klingenstein Lounge: travel around the world through the eyes of IC study abroad alumni, all while eating unlimited make-your-own sundaes.

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The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) will be offering students the opportunity to travel and volunteer in two locations this fall: Buffalo, NY, and the Adirondack High Peaks region.

Alternative Breaks is a service immersion program that offers students the opportunity to gain personal and professional growth through direct volunteer experience, place-based learning, and teamwork. 

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BASICS is a free, nonjudgmental and confidential resource through the Center for Health Promotion. The program is open to all students at Ithaca College.

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The answer may (or may not) surprise you! It's sleep!

Check out the Campus Well article to see the link between sleep and your overall health. 

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Take RLS 27700 Sustainable Tourism in FA19 Block II and travel to Costa Rica in January 2020 to experience sustainable ecotourism in the tropics! 

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 Stillwater Magazine is seeking to fill editorial positions in the following departments:

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry
  • Art & Photography
  • Copyediting
  • Design
  • Web
  • Event Management

Please submit a resume and short statement of intent to The statement of intent should briefly address why the candidate is applying, and what they hope to make out of their position.

Materials must be submitted by 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11th in order to be considered. Please contact Tara Eng at with any questions.

Are you looking for a unique and rewarding internship experience? Interested in spending a semester living, interning, and studying in New York City? Information sessions are happening soon for this exciting study away opportunity.

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Campus Well by Student Health 101 offers a college hack on how to make the most of your professors' office hours, and to set yourself up for academic success. 

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Spend January in Belize!  Learn about the rainforests, reefs and ruins of Belize: Nature’s Best Kept Secret.  For more information, contact Susan Allen ( and/or see:

 Applications due by Sept 15. 

The Office of Religious & Spiritual Life and CAPS is offering an ongoing/drop-in process orientated group sessions in Muller Chapel for students experiencing loss and grief. 

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You're invited to Around the World in 60 Minutes: Study Abroad Panel and Ice Cream Social! Thursday, September 19, 6:00-7:00, in Klingenstein Lounge: travel around the world through the eyes of IC study abroad alumni, all while eating unlimited make-your-own sundaes.

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Tuesday, Sept 10, 12:10 pm OR 8:30 pm, CNS 115

You should attend if interested in:

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Chiropractic Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Dentistry
  • Podiatry
  • Allopathic and Osteopathic Medicine (MD’s and DO’s)

Attend ONE session. Students already registered do not need to attend.

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Resilience is one's ability to adapt in a healthy way to life's challenges. People with resilience are able to "bounce back" after something goes wrong, to learn from their experiences and continue to move forward with their goals despite the stress.

Everyone has the ability to become more resilient by learning and practicing new thoughts and behaviors.


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Campus Well by Student Health 101 is a free online resource for IC students. It is features new content each Wednesday and the articles are specific for college students such as yourselves!

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