College to Host Hazing Prevention Activities, Webinars
The Office of Fraternity/Sorority Life and the Interfraternity Council and Inter-Sorority Association Hazing Prevention Committee are teaming up to offer a number of anti-hazing events at SUNY Plattsburgh.
The events include a series of activities during Hazing Prevention Week, Sept. 19-23, as well as four webinars that will run throughout September.
National Hazing Prevention Week Events:
Monday, Sept. 19
- New Fraternity and Sorority Member Showcase. 1 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.
- “From Hazing to Health.” 8 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Presentation by Dan Wrona.
Tuesday, Sept. 20
- New Fraternity and Sorority Member Education Consultations with Dan Wrona. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Meeting Rooms, Angell College Center.
- "Frat House." 7 p.m. Cardinal Lounge Angell College Center. Screening of the documentary, followed by a panel discussion.
Wednesday, Sept. 21
- Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Violence (in memory of Walter Dean Jennings). 8 p.m. Amitié Plaza in front of Angell College Center.
Thursday, Sept. 22
- The Tunnel of Oppression. 12 - 2 p.m. and 5 - 7 p.m. Meeting Rooms, Angell College Center.
- "Overcoming Oppression: A Call to Action." 8 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.
Friday, Sept. 23
- Quarter Mile Coin Drive for HazingPrevention.org, 12 - 4 p.m. Amitié Plaza, Angell College Center.
Wednesday, Sept. 7
- “Breaking the Code: Investigating Hazing.” 2 p.m. Amnesty Room, Angell College Center. The investigation of hazing requires a specialized skill set because of the secrecy inherent in hazing practices. This webinar teaches ways to break the code in order to determine what happened and what needs to happen.
Wednesday, Sept. 14
- “Including the Student Voice in Hazing Prevention Efforts.” 2 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Webinar will explore student involvement in hazing prevention.
Thursday, Sept. 22
- “The Role of Residential Communities in Preventing Hazing.” 2 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. This webinar will explore what residential staff need to know in order to respond to, report and prevent hazing.
Thursday, Sept. 29
- “Why Students Haze.” 2 p.m. Amnesty Room, Angell College Center. This webinar will look at a variety of factors that over time generate this harmful behavior.