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PEN is a committee designed to enhance IC's prevention education by creating a network of professional staff, faculty, students, and community partners invested in empowering the community through education and co-curricular programming. 

PEN Engage

PEN's Charge

  • Create and maintain a network of organizations and offices implementing crime, interpersonal and sexual violence prevention education on campus
  • Facilitate regularly scheduled campus-wide training opportunities to enhance knowledge of interpersonal violence
  • Provide skill development opportunities on how to respond as a prosocial bystander and provide support to individuals that have been impacted by interpersonal violence
  • Provide prevention education on domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual violence
  • Empower individuals with a sense of purpose and responsibility to co-create a safer community
  • Discuss the intersection of substance use, interpersonal violence, and consent
  • Identify any gaps in campus programming initiatives and make recommendations to appropriate offices and/or organizations to implement needed programming
  • Develop and implement at least one campus-wide initiative each semester (i.e., Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month)

PEN Chair

Elyse NepaAssistant Director of the Clery Act & Prevention Education 

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