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09/28/2006

Panhellenic Council, AAUW to Sponsor Sexual Harassment Workshop

Quick Facts

 Winthrop's Panhellenic Council and the Rock Hill branch of AAUW will hold a sexual harassment workshop on Oct. 3.
 The 8 p.m. workshop, held in Tillman Auditorium, is free and open to the public.

ROCK HILL, S.C. - The Rock Hill branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Winthrop University Panhellenic Council will sponsor a workshop on Oct. 3 focusing on recent sexual harassment research and actions on campuses nationwide. The title of this research by AAUW is "Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment on Campus."

The workshop starts at 8 p.m. in Tillman Auditorium. There will be a presentation on the AAUW research and a panel of Winthrop faculty and staff to respond to questions and concerns from students. Panel members include: Bethany Marlowe, Winthrop's dean of students; Gretchen Baldwin, Winthrop staff psychologist and coordinator of the Coalition Against Abusive Relationships Everywhere; and BryAnne Jones, victim's advocate for the Winthrop Campus Police.

Discussion will provide students with the opportunity to:

  • Learn what behaviors can be called harassment
  • Determine what is uncomfortable behavior to them
  • Learn about trends on university campuses
  • Learn about available Winthrop University resources
  • Talk about what more can be done to make Winthrop a safe campus for everyone

For more information, contact Ann Terry at 803/329-7625 or annsterry@yahoo.com or Linda Ashley at 803/323-2187.


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