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The following episodes explore power and gender-based violence in a campus setting. While designed to be helpful, some content may be disturbing to listeners who have previously experienced similar forms of trauma. Listener discretion is advised.

 

Episodes

Episode 1: Campus Culture 101

In this episode we will explore the different influences on campus culture and how it affects the experiences of students in both positive and negative ways. 

 

Resources

Articles on Campus Culture:

Articles about the Red Zone & Rape Culture:

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Rosa Beltre, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence; Mat Hall, State University of New York at Brockport; Skylar Mettert, The University of Findlay; Talia Tuesta, Xavier University

Additional Support: Paul Weber, Xavier University

Episode 2: Students Speak – Campus Culture

Join several students as they share their thoughts on campus culture and the impact on feeling connected and safe, dating, and other relationships. 

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Host: Julius Payne, Kent State University

Student Guests: Alex Budzynski, Xavier University; Sierra Johnson, University of Dayton; Kylee Pauley, Sinclair Community College; Isabelle Zalat, University of Cincinnati

Episode 3: The Social Lives of Students

In this episode, our campus professionals explore the first few weeks of college as students adjust to campus life while also discussing the evolution of dating and “hooking up.”

 

Resources on Campus Socialization

Articles:

 

Talking with your student about sexual assault:  

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Mat Hall, State University of New York at Brockport; Monique Harmon, Shawnee State University; Skylar Mettert, The University of Findlay; Talia Tuesta, Xavier University

Additional Support: Doug Parsley, Shawnee State University; Paul Weber, Xavier University

Episode 4: The Community College Experience

In this episode, our campus professionals will speak on the unique experience of the community college environment and the work to support students as they work to achieve their goals.

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design
Guests: Dawayne Kirkman, Clark State College; Tom Payton, Southern State Community College; Julia Ruane, Cuyahoga Community College

Additional Support: Mike Donato, Cuyahoga Community College; Brian Rice, Southern State Community College

Episode 5: Title IX

In this episode, our campus and community experts will provide an overview of Title IX on campus.

 

Resources

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Rosa Beltre, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence; Meghan Estes, Cuyahoga Community College; CJ Harkness, Baldwin Wallace University; Jennifer McCary, Bowling Green State University

Additional Support: Mike Donato, Cuyahoga Community College; Marco Mendoza, Bowling Green State University

Episode 6: Title IX – The Responding Student

In this episode, our campus professionals will provide an overview for family members who have a student who is responding to potential violations of the campus policies related to sexual misconduct.

 

Resources

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Meghan Estes, Cuyahoga Community College; CJ Harkness, Baldwin Wallace University

Additional Support: Mike Donato, Cuyahoga Community College 

Episode 7: Title IX – The Survivor

In this episode, our campus professionals will provide an overview for family members who have a student who has disclosed experiencing some form of power and gender-based violence.

 

Resources

Survivor Resources - Ohio

  • Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV) - The Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence is a statewide coalition that supports rape crisis centers around the state of Ohio. We advocate for comprehensive responses and rape crisis services for survivors, and empower communities to prevent sexual violence.
  • Ohio Rape Crisis Centers
  • Ohio Sexual Violence Survivors Help Line:  1-844-OHIO-HELP
  • BRAVO - The Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO) provides comprehensive individual and community programs for survivor advocacy and support to LGBTQ+ survivors of hate and bias violence, discrimination, intimate partner violence, stalking, and/or sexual assault.
  • The Ohio State University

Survivor Resources - National

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Rosa Beltre, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence; Jennifer McCary, Bowling Green State University; Talia Tuesta, Xavier University

Additional Support: Marco Mendoza, Bowling Green State University; Paul Weber, Xavier University

Episode 8: Relationships – Healthy & Unhealthy

In this episode, we will explore healthy and unhealthy relationships and how to talk about both with your student.

 

Resources

 

Healthy Relationship Tools & Resources:

  • One Love Foundation: The One Love Foundation, per its website, educates young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships, empowering them to identify and avoid abuse and learn how to love better.  Podcast listeners can find resources on the website on healthy relationships, as well as information on how to educate and inform others in your community. We are proud to share that many Ohio campuses have peer educators trained in the One Love Foundation’s Escalation program.
  • Love is Respect: Love is Respect, per its website, is the national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources. Podcast listeners can find the following (and more) on the Love is Respect website: safety planning support and advocacy, a hotline and text line, information on healthy relationships and supporting others, and more.
  • The Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness: The mission of the Center for Relationship Abuse Awareness is to educate communities, institutions, and young leaders to take collective action against gender violence.

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design\

Guests: Faith DeNardo, Bowling Green State University; Julie Griffith, The Center for Family Safety & Healing

Additional Support: Marco Mendoza, Bowling Green State University

Episode 9: Consent

In this episode, we will hear from campus and community professionals on the topic of consent and how to begin the conversation with your student.

 

Resources

  • Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV): The Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence is a statewide coalition that supports rape crisis centers around the state of Ohio. It advocates for comprehensive responses and rape crisis services for survivors and empowers communities to prevent sexual violence.

Consent Resources:

  • Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN): RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE) and works with service providers across the country. Podcast listeners can find resources about understanding consent along with stories from survivors about consent.  
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center: This blog post provides tips on how to talk to kids about consent. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is the leading nonprofit in providing information and tools to prevent and respond to sexual violence.
  • Love is Respect: Love is Respect, per its website, is the national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources.  
  • Planned Parenthood 
  • Tea and Consent Video 

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Rosa Beltre, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence; Julius Payne, Kent State University; Talia Tuesta, Xavier University

Additional Support: Paul Weber, Xavier University

Episode 10: Students Speak – Consent

Hear from students as they talk to each other about consent and why it continues to be a challenging concept in campus culture.

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Host: Julius Payne, Kent State University

Student Guests: Alex Budzynski, Xavier University; Simhya Karthikeyan, University of Cincinnati; Maddy McFadden, Ohio University; Emani Mickens, Kent State University; Cormari Pullings, Sinclair Community College; Isabelle Zalat, University of Cincinnati

Episode 11: Campus Culture & LGBTQ+ Students

In this episode, we will talk about the experiences of LGBTQ+ students on campus and in society today.

 

LGBTQ+ Resources

  • BRAVO: The Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO) provides comprehensive individual and community programs for survivor advocacy and support to LGBTQ+ survivors of hate and bias violence, discrimination, intimate partner violence, stalking, and/or sexual assault.
  • BRAVO 2021 Glossary pdf
  • LGBT Community Center Greater Cleveland: The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland works to advance the rights, respect, and diversity of the LGBT community.
  • Stonewall Columbus: Stonewall Columbus is an LGBTQ community resource center in Central Ohio.
  • TransOhio: TransOhio serves the Ohio transgender and ally communities by providing services, education, support, and advocacy, which promote and improve the health, safety, and life experience of the Ohio transgender individual and community.
  • Campus Pride: Campus Pride represents the leading national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBTQ students.
  • National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs: The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and within LGBTQ communities. NCAVP is a national coalition of local member programs, affiliate organizations, and individual affiliates that create systemic and social change. It strives to increase power, safety, and resources through data analysis, policy advocacy, education, and technical assistance.
  • The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, & questioning youth.

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Aaron Eckhardt, Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization; Mat Hall, State University of New York at Brockport; Skylar Mettert, The University of Findlay

Episode 12: Students Speak – LGBTQ+ Students on Campus Today

Hear from students about their experiences as members of the LGBTQ+ community on campus.

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Host: Julius Payne, Kent State University

Student Guests: Maddy McFadden, Ohio University; Manasa Pradhan, Xavier University 

Episode 13: Campus Culture & Experiences of Students of Color

In this episode, we will talk about the experiences of students of color on campus and in society today.

 

BIPOC Resources:

  • Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV): The Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence is a statewide coalition that supports rape crisis centers around the state of Ohio. It advocates for comprehensive responses and rape crisis services for survivors and empowers communities to prevent sexual violence.​​​​​
  • OAESV Anti-Oppression Resource pdf
  • National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA): The National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA) is an advocacy organization of Women of Color dedicated to working with communities to create a just society in which all Women of Color are able to live healthy lives free of violence. Its purpose is to give voice and develop action strategies that incorporate and address the experiences and realities of Women of Color and Communities of Color.
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC): NSVRC provides research and tools to advocates working on the front lines to end sexual harassment, assault, and abuse with the understanding that ending sexual violence also means ending racism, sexism, and all forms of oppression. 

National Resources for Cultural Competency in Sexual Violence Prevention & Response

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC): 

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Rosa Beltre, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence; Dr. Dominique Burns, Central State University; Jennifer McCary, Bowling Green State University; Julius Payne, Kent State University

Additional Support: Marco Mendoza, Bowling Green State University; Wade Oberlin, Central State University

Episode 14:  Students Speak – Students of Color on Campus Today

Hear from a student about her experiences as a person of color on campus.

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Host: Julius Payne, Kent State University

Student Guest: Emani Mickens, Kent State University

Episode 15:  The Athlete Experience

Hear from a former coach and current athletic administrator on the experience of student athletes and how to support your student.

 

Credits

Producers: Jordan Bell, Nicole Monahan, and Daniel Prendergast, Columbus College of Art & Design

Guests: Sandy Rowley, Ohio Dominican University