Safety and Awareness Event Scheduled for Sept. 15
Personal safety and safety issues on campus are the focus of the Safety and Awareness Event conducted in the Stone Recreation Center Thursday, September 15, 2005, from 6-9 p.m. Developed by the residents of the MacCurdy House, the event includes a panel discussion and free self-defense program.
The panel discussion concerning issues of safety on Alma's campus from 6-7 p.m. features campus and local officials Dr. Nick Piccolo, vice president of student life; Dr. Joanne Gilbert, associate professor of communication, Women's Studies co-director and chair of Alma College's Safety Task Force; Mr. Robert Boyce, physical plant director; Jake Acton, Mitchell Hall director and Recreation Center director; and Dave Walsh, director of the city's Department of Public Safety.
Awareness, Avoidance, and Action in Personal Protection follows from 7-9 p.m. with Brian VanCise, Instinctive Response Training, offering personal protection tips. Comfortable clothing is suggested for active participation in learning self protection.
Contact the MacCurdy House at 8305 for more information or to register for the personal protection program. Pre-registration is suggested to determine the amount of space required. Residence halls assistants are encouraged to use the event as a hall program.
The Safety and Awareness Event is co-sponsored by The MacCurdy House, Instinctive Response Training, The Stone Recreation Center and The Women's Issues Advisory Board.
Posted: Wed, September 7th, 2005 at 11:54AM