April is
Sexual Assault Awareness Month(SAAM)

The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. Every year the Paine College Counseling Center plans a variety of events in collaboration with Georgia Regents University (GRU) and Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services to educate the Paine College campus, GRU's campus, and the community about sexual violence.


2015 SAAM Events

Wednesday, April 1 – SAAM Kick-Off Program, 1:00 p.m., Student Center

Thursday, April 2 – “Drunk In Love”, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Student Center Veranda

Tuesday, April 14 – Clothesline Project, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Student Center

Wednesday, April 15 – Self Defense Class, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, CHOICES Conference Room, 2nd Floor Peters Campus Center


Saturday, April 18

6th Annual Take Back The Day 5K Run/Walk to Prevent Child Abuse and
Sexual Violence and the #ItsOnUs Fun Run
It’s On Us Fun Run 8:00 am; 5K Kick-off Ceremony 8:30 am; 5K Race 8:45 am
Begins at GRU Summerville Campus, (shuttles back to Paine are available)
Register in the Counseling Center or on www.active.com and search for “Take Back The Day”

Wednesday, April 22 – Bro Code Film Screening & Panel Discussion, 7:00 p.m. Student Center, CHOICES Conference Room, 2nd Floor Peters Campus Center

Thursday, April 23 – 19th Annual Take Back The Night Rally, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., GRU Summerville Campus Maxwell PAT lawn