Northeast State will host a series of events for Campus Safety Week, scheduled Sept. 14 through 18 to raise awareness among students, faculty, and staff.
IMPACT OF VIOLENCE: SURVIVORS SPEAK OUT!
Two survivors of assault will share their personal stories of violence and survival. Representatives from local agencies will also share how they help victims and their families. They will also be available to talk with individuals after the program. This event is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts Theater of the Blountville campus.
CHECK YOUR MALE! Men Standing with Survivors to Create a Culture of Consent
Artist/activist/poet Graham Hackett breaks down how biology, psychology, and media have shaped the attitudes and behaviors of men from. Hackett’s presentation explores the impact of societal expectations, inadequate education, and mass media on how we perceive sexual relationships. “Check Your Male! Standing with Survivors (SwS)” takes a candid look at how men can become advocates for ending sexual assault in their communities. Hackett will host three informational sessions on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m., 1:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m., and an evening presentation beginning at 7:00 p.m. All sessions are being held in the Auditorium (A202) of the Blountville campus.
ACT TO SAVE: BE AN ACTIVE BYSTANDER!
An active Bystander Training session for faculty and staff is scheduled Friday, Sept. 18, Room C2109 of the General Studies Building on the Blountville campus. This training session is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Interested individuals are asked to register through Professional Development). The training session focuses on the action and reaction of witnesses to an unsafe scenario. Denise Walker will conduct this training.
For more information, visit the website http://www.northeaststate.edu/Campus-Resources/Safe-Northeast/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.