‘The Hunting Ground’ screens on campus

Hunting-ground-710x300The College of Education is sponsoring a screening of “The Hunting Ground,” a film that examines sexual assault on college campuses at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28 in GC 140.

“This issue is of particular importance to campus communities across the country,” said Joy Blanchard, an assistant professor of higher education in the College of Education, who will moderate a panel discussion following the screening.

“I’ve spent my academic career studying campus safety issues and I am glad that FIU is a progressive partner in this discussion.”

Panelists include Tiffany Roman Biffa, SGA vice president; Sharon Aaron, director of the Victim Empowerment Program; Shirlyon McWhorter, Title IX coordinator; Cathy Akens, associate vice president and dean of students; Larry Lunsford, vice president of student affairs, and Kristen Kawczynski, director of student conduct and conflict resolution. The event is sponsored by the College of Education and is free for students.