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MC Student Kayle Reimer Presents at the National American Chemical Society Conference

Need to Know

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Last Call to Register for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day!

It's Academic

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Upcoming Workshops! Research and In-Text Citations (MLA and APA Format)

Guest Lectures

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Courage, Honesty, and Grace: An Evening of Poetry and Song with Don Marbury, Tuesday in Globe Hall

Compliance Office

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April and May Focus on Ethics Training Sessions Available Through MC Learns

Professional Development

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Toastmasters Demo Meeting at Rockville, April 18

Wellness News

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Exercise Is Medicine Walking Program on Rockville Campus, Now Through May 7

MC Events

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The View from Asia - Asian Journalists on American Politics and Society, April 11 at Theatre Arts, RV

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAM) Is April

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Category: MC Events

Published: 2019-04-09 00:00:01.000

Let us support survivors and raise awareness in April!

Prevalence on College Campuses
Did you know that women ages 18-24 are at an elevated risk of sexual violence (RAINN, 2019)

It is estimated that 1 in 6 college-aged female survivors of sexual violence received assistance from a victim services agency (RAINN, 2019). Sexual violence is more prevalent at college, compared to other crimes (RAINN, 2019). Around 21% of the TGQN (transgender, genderqueer, nonconforming) college students have been sexually assaulted compared to 18% of non-TGQN females and 4% of non-TGQN males (RAINN, 2019).

Bystanders Matter!

Nearly one out of three situations involving sexual violence occur in the presence of bystanders (Planty, 2002). Montgomery College offers Bringing in the Bystander training (BITB) that teaches bystanders how to safely intervene before, during, and after an incident of sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking. BITB trainers at Montgomery College are Montgomery College faculty and staff members who are certified to deliver a 90-minute BITB session to students. This is one of the comprehensive measures the College takes to keep students safe. The BITB curriculum: https://cola.unh.edu/prevention-innovations-research-center/evidence-based

Be empowered. Be part of the solution. You are the difference.

Contact Angela Dawson, VAWA Coordinator to schedule a BITB training for your students or to become a certified BITB trainer at MC.

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