Sexual Assault Awareness Month: A Student’s Role in Ending the Violence
Sexual violence impedes student well-being at university campuses across the nation. According to RAINN, university students are at an elevated risk of rape and sexual assault.
SAAM Keynote Speaker Pierre Berastain Triumphs Over Hardships
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Women’s Center brought Pierre Berastain to campus for a workshop, “Unpacking Culture in the Context of Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking,” and keynote address, “The Demons in My Sleep: Sexual Assault, the DREAM Act and Uncertainty,” both held on April 17, 2018 in Talley Student Union. Berastain’s life reads like a classic American success story except for circumstances that make it more of an epic journey with some nearly crushing setbacks along the way.
Marisol Jimenez Speaks to Hearts and Minds in Latinx Heritage Month Keynote
NC State's Latinx Heritage Month celebration brought Marisol Jimenez to campus as this year's keynote speaker on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in the Coastal Ballroom of Talley Student Union. Entitled “Ni de Aquí/Ni de Allá: Finding Roots in Community, Ancestors and Activism,” her presentation spoke to students, faculty and staff about the importance of being rooted in one's history to create a stronger legacy for one's community.