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Graduate Organizations To Host Title IX Panel

The Coalition of Graduate Employees and Women’s Studies Graduate Organization will host a panel discussion titled “Title IX Panel: Know Your Rights Under Title IX” at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 14in Freeman Auditorium at the HUB.

The panel will consist of Paul Apicella, Penn State’s Title IX Coordinator, Peggy Lorah, Director of the Center for Women Students at Penn State, and Anne Ard, Director of the Centre County Women’s Resource Center.

According to the event’s Facebook page, questions considered will include:

  • What are your options if you experience gender-based/sexual harassment or discrimination at Penn State?
  • What resources are available to survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence? How can you best support survivors?
  • What are YOUR responsibilities under Title IX if you are a Penn State employee?
  • What types of situations are in violation of Title IX? (Hint: It’s not just women’s sports!)

The event will be centered around the resources available for people facing gender-based/sexual harassment or discrimination (falling under Title IX) at Penn State and in Centre County.

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