Summer session available for Sexual Violence Prevention Training: Register by May 18!

This summer, Metropolitan State University has partnered with the Ramsey County Sexual Violence Response Team to host a Sexual Violence Prevention Effective Responder Training session. This four-day session is intended for individuals interested in advocacy work and will provide an introduction to the issue of sexual assault and violence prevention.

Attendance is free for Metropolitan State students, staff and faculty, as well as MnSCU employees. Non-MnSCU participants are welcome to attend for $75, which can be paid at registration.

The training is at the Saint Paul Campus in the Library, Ecolab Room 302. The dates and times are:

  • Thursday, May 28: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (lunch is provided)
  • Friday, May 29: 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Monday, June 1: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (lunch is provided)
  • Tuesday, June 2: 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Students interested in attending may be eligible for SDIS credits. Contact Roberta Gibbons, assistant professor, Human Services, at for more information.

Registration for attendance is required by May 18, and space is limited. To register, contact Saby Labor, Women’s and LGBTQ Student Resource Center director, at or call 651-793-1544.