By Margaret Mahoney ’21
Student Congress Publicity
On Tuesday, April 2, Student Congress welcomed Sara Eckhoff, from Day One Rhode Island.
Eckhoff is the Victim Advocacy, Support, and Education Coordinator for Providence College. She is a confidential resource for students and faculty, and she is available to meet with any member of the campus community to answer questions, offer support, provide resources, and assist individuals after an incident.
Eckhoff informed Student Congress that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and that there will be several events on campus throughout the month to raise awareness.
Furthermore, Eckhoff reiterated the importance of cultivating a culture at PC where sexual violence will not be tolerated at any level.
Following Eckhoff’s presentation, members of Congress voted to approve a Statement of Position supporting the “Introduction to Providence College” one credit course.
Student Congress also voted to eliminate the core focus requirement starting for the Class of 2023.