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Diversity Week Panels

On Tuesday, October 11th members of SGA participated in two panels: “Consent & Sexual Assault Discussion Panel” and “How Students Can Lead Society to be More Diverse and Inclusive”. 

It's On Us panelists Garrett Burgess, Erin Heeter, and Tyler Brewster.

 

SGA members Garrett Burgess, Erin Heeter, Tyler Brewster, and Julia Durbin participated in the panel in order to give student perspectives regarding the meaning and importance of consent. The panel was moderated by Brooke Bailey, the coordinator for the University’s “It’s On Us” campaign and Peer Advocate Program. Panelists discussed their personal definitions of “consent” and answered questions from the audience. For more information on this event,  WVU’s Peer Advocate program, or Title IX, contact President Pro Tempore Erin Heeter. 

It's On Us panel audience



Diversity panelists Aishwaria Vijay, Yasmeen Stubblefield, Jihad Dixon, Shanawar Waris, Alex Wilkinson, and Julia Durbin. Moderator Daniel Brewster (in back). '

SGA members Yasmeen Stubblefield, Jihad Dixon, Shanawar Waris, Alex Wilkinson, and Julia Durbin participated in the panel to discuss ways in which WVU students can create a more inclusive and diverse environment on campus and society as a whole. The panel was moderated by SGA advisor and sociology professor, Daniel Brewster. Panelists took questions from the audience and Professor Brewster regarding topics such as accessibility, religious expression, and equity on campus. For more information on this event or Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity, contact Executive Director of Diversity, Julia Durbin.

Moderator Daniel Brewster