ODU WOMEN'S CENTER TO OBSERVE NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH
The Old Dominion University Women's Center will observe National Sexual Assault Awareness Month during April, with a commemorative event and a series of lectures about abuse within personal relationships.
On Tuesday, April 17, the Women's Center, along with ODU's Counseling Services and the Samaritan House, will present "Even Superwomen Struggle: Knowing When a Relationship Is Healthy," in honor of Claire Cucchiari-Loring, an ODU student who was murdered in December. The event, which is free and open to the public, will start at 7 p.m. in the Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center.
Celebrating Cucchiari-Loring's musical talent, the program will feature a tribute and poetry reading by Renee Olander, director of the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center. It will conclude with a discussion about healthy relationships.
For more information call 683-4109.
Other events to observe National Sexual Assault Awareness Month include:
Tuesday, April 10
"Self Defense," a demonstration by Norfolk Karate Academy, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall
Monday, April 16
Block Party, for University Village residents, with information provided about healthy relationships, 6-8 p.m., Lot V2
Tuesday, April 17
"Sexual Assault and the System," a program that will address danger signs, safety tips for students and the role of the criminal justice system in serving sexual assault victims, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Chesapeake/Portsmouth Room, Webb Center.
This article was posted on: April 6, 2007
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