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MSU WorkLife Office Outstanding Supervisor Series:  Deb Martinez

Deb Martinez is Deputy Director of the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE). She has a drastic and positive effect as a supervisor and a leader in the Office of Institutional Equity. Martinez is an asset to MSU, a role-model, and a passionate and developmental member of the OIE team. (Read more)

MSU instates new policy amid new Title IX regulations

Michigan State University put in place a new relationship violence and sexual misconduct (RVSM) and Title IX policy following new federal regulations that take effect today, Aug. 14. (Read more)

OIE Civil Rights Investigator Nick Royal Honored as a Recipient of the 2020 City Pulse Inclusion Award

About 10 years ago, Nicolas Royal came out ot his father.  They had some long and difficult conversations.  

Flash forward to late 2019, when Royal got a nudge from  his supervisor at MSU's Office for Institutional Equity.  A youth detention center in Eaton County was looking for someone to train the staff on how to interact with queer and trans resident, and Royal had already done similar training at MSU.  (Read more)

MSU announces new American with Disabilities Act Coordinator

MSU’s Associate Vice President of the Office for Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance (OCR) Tanya Jachimiak recently announced Tracy Leahy as the university’s new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator. (Read more)

It's On Us Week features Laverne Cox

Three-time Emmy nominated actress, Emmy winning documentary film producer and prominent equal rights advocate Laverne Cox gave the keynote address for this year’s semi-annual It’s On Us week of action at Michigan State University. (Read More)

Student View: Nikebia Brown-Joseph: When You 'Know More'

Nikebia Brown-Joseph is a senior in the School of Social Work, minoring in women and gender studies and pursuing a certificate in nonprofit leadership. This year, she is part of the It’s On Us Week of Action planning committee representing the Association of Black Social Work Students where she currently serves as president. (Read more)

Student view: Christian Perry: Reflections as a peer educator

Christian Perry is a senior majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing in the College of Arts and Letters. They serve as a peer educator with Prevention, Outreach and Education, or POE. (Read more)

Experts Make Recommendations to address sexual misconduct

At Michigan State University, a variety of experts have been charged with the task of creating and refining programs to best address preventative measures and further educate the community at large. (Read more)

MSU pilots new sexual assault prevention training for local bars

More than 80 bar staff in the East Lansing area were introduced to a portion of “Active Barstander,” a new training pilot to teach sexual assault and sexual harassment prevention methods to those who work in the service industry. (Read more)

Making the impossible, possible: MSU's American Disabilities Act Coordinator

Aislinn Sapp, MSU ADA Coordinator, is working across campus units to tear down barriers for students, faculty and staff with disabilities. (Read more)

Strength training: Youth camp leaders trained to prevent child abuse

MSU Youth Camp leaders are fostering a safer environment through a special training with POE to prevent child abuse and effectively support participants who have experienced trauma. (Read more)

MSU Museum, Rebecca Campbell honored at 2019 Teal Ribbon Awards

The Sexual Assault Program (SAP) at Michigan State University recently hosted the 11th Annual Teal Ribbon awards, honoring faculty member Rebecca Campbell and the MSU Museum for their leadership and commitment to creating awareness around sexual violence in the campus community. (Read More)

MSU Museum, Rebecca Campbell honored at 2019 Teal Ribbon Awards

The Sexual Assault Program (SAP) at Michigan State University recently hosted the 11th Annual Teal Ribbon awards, honoring faculty member Rebecca Campbell and the MSU Museum for their leadership and commitment to creating awareness around sexual violence in the campus community. (Read More)

Safe Place impacts thousands of lives, marks anniversary

MSU's Safe Place is a free on-campus shelter that provides support services and counseling to survivors of relationship violence and stalking. It was the first of its kind when it was founded 25 years ago. (Read More)

 'It's On Us' Week of Action features #WhyIStayed creator

Michigan State University students, faculty and community partners will participate in several empowering and educational events during the "It’s On Us" Week of Action Oct. 21-27. (Read More)

MSU’s 'Know More' campaign promotes sexual assault resources

Michigan State this fall initiated its "Know More" campaign to promote awareness of the resources available to those in the campus community who are affected by sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking. (Read More)

Interim leader selected for the Office for Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance, July 18, 2018

Rob Kent will be the interim associate vice president of the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance. Kent replaces Jessica Norris who accepted a new job outside of Michig(an. (Read More)