Take Back The Night
Take Back the Night is a national event to raise awareness about
violence against women and to demonstrate solidarity with survivors. As
part of this event, personal testimonials by survivors of sexual
violence and/or domestic violence are read either by the survivors
themselves or by someone else so that the survivors may remain
anonymous. Submit your story anonymously.
This one-hour presentation by the Dean of Students and Counseling Center
staff uses Furman's policies to educate students on the Student
Conduct Code and definition of effective consent. Presentation is
effective for classroom presentations and student organization
A team of male faculty, staff and students are available to facilitate a
45-minute interactive workshop for Furman male students. The workshop
educates men on sexual assault and consent. This is perfect for a
sports team, fraternity, or residence hall. Contact the chair of the
SHARP committee to schedule a workshop.
Refuse to be a Victim
The Furman Police Department offers a program that teaches students to about situational awareness and crime prevention.Basic Self-Defense Class
The Furman Police Department contracts with a local Black Belt Karate Instructor to facilitate a basic self-defense class annually. This class compliments the "Refuse to be a Victim" program.
Sexual Assault Prevention for Women
In this one-hour PowerPoint presentation by experienced and knowledgeable
University Police Officers, statistical information with a common sense
approach to personal safety is discussed. Sexual assault prevention
is offered with open discussion.