Public event to mark Sexual Assault Awareness month at Penn State Abington

Abington Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Credit: Penn State

ABINGTON, Pa. — Penn State Abington, in collaboration with the Abington Township police and Montgomery County Victim Services, will host "Take Back the Night" on Thursday, April 13 at 5–7 p.m. to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The walk begins at the Athletic Building and ends at the Nittany Lion Shrine on the Penn State Abington campus. RSVP to attend.

"Take Back the Night" is a national effort to raise awareness about and combat sexual violence. Participants, including survivors and experts, will walk the Abington campus, and speakers from the campus community, the local police and victim advocates will shine light on this crime and make resources available. Refreshments will be available after the event, in the Lares Building.

This event is funded by the Donna L. Caddick Endowment for Health and Wellness Education.

About Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington provides an affordable, accessible and high-impact education resulting in the success of a diverse student body. It is committed to student success through innovative approaches to 21st-century public higher education within a world-class research university. With more than 3,100 students, Penn State Abington is a residential campus that offers baccalaureate degrees in 25 majors, undergraduate research, the Schreyer Honors College, NCAA Division III athletics and more.