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  • Important Sexual Violence and Title IX Updates

    As we welcome our students back to campus, we wanted to update our community on some of the changes happening across campus related to the University’s response to sexual and gender-based...
    Posted: September 19, 2019 10:46 AM
  • Retriever Courage Fall Gathering (9/18/19)

    A year ago our community spoke out about their experiences and urgent concerns about the university’s response to sexual violence. We listened and responded with the Retriever Courage initiative....
    Posted: September 6, 2019 4:06 PM
  • We Believe You discussion group fall semester meetings

    Community building and mutual support for survivors
    Hosted in collaboration with the Women’s Center and the student organization We Believe You, this discussion group creates space to center the experiences of survivors of sexual violence. The...
    Posted: August 28, 2019 10:59 AM
  • One resource stand moved to new location

    Ground floor, The Commons
    In March, two resource stands were installed in The Commons with brochures for on- and off-campus information about prevention, care, and support.  One of those stands has moved from the first...
    Posted: May 13, 2019 1:50 PM
  • Recommendations on sexual violence/misconduct prevention

    Dear Members of the UMBC Community, We want to share with our community three reports with recommendations on the prevention of and response to sexual violence/misconduct at UMBC. These reports...
    Posted: May 7, 2019 3:06 PM
  • Counseling Center hires new staff

    Director of Health and Counseling Bruce Herman announced that three new staff members will be joining the Counseling Center, while two current staff members are taking on new roles. New...
    Posted: May 7, 2019 9:53 AM
  • Educator/activist Ted Bunch speaks at UMBC

    On April 22, Ted Bunch, an educator/activist and leading voice on male socialization and violence against women, spoke to a full house in the Fine Arts Recital Hall composed primarily of UMBC...
    Posted: May 6, 2019 11:07 AM
  • Bring in the Bystander training (4/29, 6 - 8 p.m.)

    Learn skills for safe, effective intervention
    An in-person educational program that encourages participants to become positive bystanders in instances of sexual and interpersonal violence and harassment. Participants learn to identify problem...
    Posted: April 19, 2019 12:08 PM
  • An Evening with Ted Bunch: Violence Prevention Speaker

    Monday, April 22, 7-8 p.m., Recital Hall, Fine Arts Bldg.
    A leading voice on male socialization and violence against women, Ted Bunch is an educator, activist, and lecturer working to end all forms of violence and discrimination particularly against...
    Posted: April 17, 2019 2:50 PM
  • Retriever Courage: Taking Stock and Looking to the Future

    UMBC community works to prevent, respond to sexual assault
    Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a national campaign focused on preventing sexual assault, harassment, and abuse, and it’s a month of great significance for the UMBC community. This year's...
    Posted: April 16, 2019 11:20 AM