JOIN PAVEPAVE (Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment) is a student club at WSU. The group works to promote awareness of sexual assault and sexual assault prevention practices. PAVE empowers victims during their path to identifying themselves as "survivors." PAVE uses both social and educational approaches to accomplish these tasks.
To Get Involved With PAVE:
Visit www.pavingtheway.net or email the WSU chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org
JOIN FORGEFORGE (Fighting for Our Rights and Gender Equality) is the Women's Studies student club. FORGE provides learning and leadership opportunities for students who are interested in women’s rights, human rights and gender-related issues on campus and through community activism, to end discrimination. FORGE is a great way to get involved in campus activities and activism. FORGE is open to any and all students who want to get involved, you do not have to be a Women’s Studies minor.
To Get Involved With FORGE:
Visit the FORGE website.
Contact: Tamara Berg
Director of Women's & Gender Studies and WILL Program Director
CAST/WAGS 405 Gender, Violence and SocietyThis course introduces students to the roots of gender-based violence, the political and cultural structures perpetuate it, and explore how this violence might be brought to an end. As part of the class, students will complete a 45-hour advocacy training offered in partnership with the Women's Resource Center of Winona. This course is offered every fall.
Contact: Tamara Berg: email@example.com or Lori Olson-Woodward: firstname.lastname@example.org
Draw the Line PresentationsThe Affirmative Action office at Winona State presents “Draw the Line” a Sexual Harassment, Assault and Prevention Program. This program is available to incoming first year students, every fall. View the presentation.
To Get Involved:
Contact: Lori Mikl
Affirmative Action Officer
Sexual Assault Awareness & Self-DefenseCampus Security will provide training in sexual assault awareness and self-defense to any group on campus, upon request. Individual class size is limited and a minimum of 10 is needed to conduct a seminar that will last approximately three hours. If you are interested in participating in this training, contact the Director of Security, Don Walski at 457.5555 or email@example.com.
Join the All University Sexual Violence Advisory CommitteeThe mission of the Sexual Violence Advisory Committee is to assist in creating a safe campus environment. The committee is open to WSU employees and students through the constituency groups or Student Senate. Visit the All University Committee Page for more details.
Women's Resource Center of WinonaThe WRC provides community education resources, such as:
Contact the Women's Resource Center of Winona.
If someone has sexually assaulted you, you are not alone. There are resources for sexual assault survivors.
SEMCAC Family Clinic 507.452.4307
WSU Counseling Center 507.457.5330
WSU Security 507.457.5555
WSU Student Health Services 507.457.5160
Winona County Sheriff (non-emergency) 507.457.6386
Winona Police Department (non-emergency) 507.454.6302
Women’s Resource Center, 24-Hour Crisis Line 507.452.4453
Women’s Resource Center (non-emergency) 507.452.4440