beta365官网 SHARE booklet to help educate students regarding Sexual Assault Awareness Response and 教育.

DOJ Grant Programming Set to Promote Awareness of Domestic/Dating/Sexual Assault and Stalking on College Campuses

beta365官网, the first institution in the region to receive a three-year $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women on Campus, has set programing for the initiative’s final year.

The Project SHARE (Sexual Assault and Harassment Awareness Response 教育) grant, originally awarded in October 2021 and which runs through September 2024, aims to combat 家庭暴力, 约会暴力, 性侵犯, 和被人跟踪 within the confines of a college campus.

The grant established a Coordinated 社区 Response Team, the implementation of preventive measures, and the provision of victim services. The stakeholders on campus include: The Dean of Students, the Office of Equity and 包容, Housing and Residence Life, the Counseling and Student Development Center, 校园安全, 职业服务, Retention and Advising, the 体育运动 and Campus Ministry, as well as committed faculty from the Social Work, the Physician Assistant Program, 教育, 和其他人.

罗斯诺瓦克, Dean of Students, says the grant is a boon for the community as well as for students. “The grant has allowed us the opportunity to assess and improve our operations and outreach efforts regarding issues of 性侵犯, 约会, 家庭暴力, 和被人跟踪, to ensure that they are effective and inclusive”, 诺瓦克说. “超越校园, the grant has provided opportunities for company partnerships, particularly with the Women’s Resource Center, which ultimately assists us in better serving our students.’  

The grant also supports advocacy events to inform students about a different topic each month. Several events are already set for the Spring 2024 semester, including a presentation on “Stalking in the Media” (January 23); Women’s Resource Center presentation/training regarding 约会暴力 and 性侵犯 (January 25); Date Safe Online event (April 10); Bystander Engagement Event (April 16); Take Back the Night collaborative event with the University of Scranton (April 25), 国际 Denim Day to Support Awareness (April 26), and other related events.