Interested in getting involved in a student organization, or having your group or organization trained? See below for a list of groups, topics, and contact information.

PEER EDUCATION

Interpersonal Violence Peer Educators is a dedicated and passionate group of students working to promote a healthier and safer campus for all students. IPV Peer Educators facilitates workshops on topics such as: healthy relationships, gender socialization, health sexuality, bystander intervention, and supporting survivors. They present to first year students, residence halls, athletic teams, fraternities and sororities, as well as student organizations. To learn more about the Interpersonal Violence Peer Educators, contact Katy Bednarsky, Student Advocacy and Prevention Coordinator, at bednarsk@lafayette.edu or (610) 330-3331.

Kaleidoscope: Clubs, sports teams, sororities and fraternities, and all other student groups can request a workshop from Lafayette’s social justice peer educators. Requests can be for specific topics or general social justice and can be tailored for your specific organization’s needs. To learn more about Kaleidoscope, contact Alex Hendrickson, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life, at hendricksa@lafayette.edu.

Training Opportunities

Counseling Center Trainings And Workshops: A list of trainings and workshops offered by the Counseling Center can be found on this website.

Faith Zone:  Offers practical tools for learning about different belief systems.  Visit their website to learn more and request a training.

Kognito (online):  An interactive role-play simulation for students that builds awareness, knowledge and skills about mental health and suicide prevention and prepares users to lead real-life conversations with fellow students in distress and connect them with support.  

Multicultural Competency Training (MCT) aims to prepare student leaders to successfully perform their duties by providing them with the knowledge, awareness & skills to promote an inclusive and welcoming campus environment. Ideally, this training will also expose attendees to personal development opportunities and encourage the ongoing pursuit of multicultural life-skills development. To learn more about this training, contact Karina Fuentes, Associate Director of Intercultural Development, at fuentesk@lafayette.edu or 610-330-5321.

Safe Zone trainings are opportunities to learn about LGBTQIA+ identities, gender and sexuality, allyship, and examine prejudice, assumptions, and privilege.

Student organizations

Be sure to check Our Campus for a list of student organizations, including those related to the topics covered by One Pard. To see a list of all organizations, sign in and then click on “Groups” at the top left, then click “+ All Groups” on the top right of the drop down menu.