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Pittsburgh Action Against Rape — an organization to help victims of sexual or relationship violence —  led a discusson via Zoom on Thursday to talk about how to support survivors of sexual misconduct on college campuses, specifically how to use the Title IX office’s resources, what trauma from sexual violence can look like and how to help victims of sexual violence.

‘We have a responsibility’: Panel discusses Title IX resources, sexual assault awareness

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer April 9, 2021
Pitt partnered with Pittsburgh Action Against Rape to hold a supporting survivors workshop on Thursday morning as part of its recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is in April.
Mary Roche: Advocating loudly, listening closely

Mary Roche: Advocating loudly, listening closely

By Rebecca Johnson April 8, 2020

When Mary Roche delivers speeches about stalking, physical abuse and coercion in real-life college relationships, she uses a pop culture reference as a jumping point — “Twilight.” “You’re...

The Student Government Board started its weekly meeting with a moment of silence for Pitt senior Barbara Como.

SGB honors the memory of Pitt student Barbara Como

By Anushay Chaudhry, For The Pitt News January 22, 2020
SGB started their weely meeting Tuesday night by having a moment of silence for Pitt senior Barbara Como who passed away Saturday.
Provost Cudd makes a surprise appearance

Pitt to fund up to $250k in sexual misconduct prevention projects

By Jon Moss, Assistant News Editor October 30, 2019
Pitt announced Wednesday that it is making up to $250,000 available for faculty and staff to support “innovative solutions” for preventing sexual misconduct on campus.
Pitt students and athletes head to Alumni Hall Monday night to attend an educational program with sexual assault prevention expert Kimberly Dickman of the U.S. Air Force Academy. (Photo by Christian Snyder | Contributing Editor)

Dickman discusses sexual assault

By Rose Luder | Staff Writer January 30, 2018

Student members of Pitt Athletics and the Pitt community filled the seventh floor auditorium of Alumni Hall Monday night to listen to a talk about sexual assault prevention on campus. The conversation...

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