- Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 2009
- Domestic Violence Awarness Week – October 2007
- Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 2007
- Domestic Violence Awareness Month October 2006
- Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 2006
- National Domestic Violence Awareness Month October 2005
- Sexual Assault Awareness Month April 2005
- National Domestic Violence Awareness Month October 2004
Philadelphia Inquirer 1/2/06 — For the last four years, West Chester University has been all but free of serious crime. At least that’s what the school told the federal government, and what it assured students and parents on its Web site. Last month, though, as an Inquirer examination of campus police logs began turning up multiple sexual assaults and burglaries, the university revised the low crime figures it had filed with the U.S. Department of Education.
Philadelphia Inquirer 3/28/05– TCNJ efforts to raise awareness about the issue of sexual assault and available resources for victims have contributed to an environment that is conducive for victims to report sexual assault more often than in past years.
The Times 10/24/05 — Four years ago, The College of New Jersey was fined by a federal agency for covering up the number of crimes, including sex assaults, occurring on its campus. Now, statistics show the school is reporting more forcible sex offenses than many other colleges in New Jersey, including some far larger institutions.
The Times 4/19/05– NJ’s Attorney General, Peter Harvey, announces a new set of guidelines for dealing with victims of sexual assault during a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) training at TCNJ.
The Signal 11/9/05 — For the second time since 2003, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women has awarded the College a two-year grant – totaling $181,575 – to help combat violence against women on campus.
The Signal 10/19/05 – In its most recent Campus Security report, the College disclosed 17 forcible sexual assaults in 2004, close to double the nine reported for 2003. That nine was more than four times the number reported in 2002. The increase, College officials say, is actually a good thing.
The Signal 10/19/05 — “One in five teenagers will be in some kind of abusive relationship before the age of 20,” James Lopez, member of the sexual assault task force and senior criminology and justice studies major, said. “It’s a big over-arching statistic. A lot of people don’t like to talk about it. And if they do, they don’t know what resources are available.”
The Signal 9/21/05 — Would you know what to do if someone told you that they were a sexual assault victim? A small group of about 10 male students at the College gathered in the Travers/Wolfe Main Lounge last Wednesday night to answer this question.
The Signal 9/21/05 –The differences between good guys and bad guys are clear as day. The good guy helps old ladies cross the street and buys his mom flowers. The bad guy dresses in black leather, holds up convenience stores and eats a balanced breakfast of whiskey and cigarettes.
TCNJ Update October 05 — In late September, the College received word that the Office of Anti-Violence Initiatives (OAVI) was approved for refunding by a grant from the United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women. The two-year grant totals $181,575.