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Women's Resource Center Programs

The Women's Resource Center has numerous programs that brings awareness, knowledge and empowerment!  Please join our distribution list to be notified of upcoming events and programs!!

Women & Careers Skill-Building Workshops – A series of skill building workshops on  topics such as negotiation, communication, and conflict management.

Peer Education Program – Students interested in becoming a peer mentor will be trained about issues that effect women, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and domestic violence.  Students will also be trained in empathetic listening skills so they can better respond to peer issues.

Self-Defense – the WRC will offer a number of self-defense training seminars each year.  These seminars, facilitated by a trained instructor, are free and open to all students, faculty, and staff.

Student Parent Support Group – A support group for students who are also parents; parenting is hard, sharing can help.

Nontraditional Students Support Group – for students who do not attend college right after high school; age range 23 to 60+; to bridge the gaps within the CCU community; to improve the educational experience; and to pave the way for others.
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Speaker Request – The WRC is available to provide the community with speakers on a variety of topics such as sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking, leadership, body image, eating disorders, time management and goal setting. These speakers are available to all campus groups, as well as off-campus groups.

Awareness Programs for students – Students can visit the WRC to review a topic of interest with a staff member. For FYE students this is mandatory. Regardless of your status within the CCU community you will leave with valuable information and skills to last a lifetime.

Brown Bag Lunch Series – The Women's Resource Center hosts a series of informal brown bag lunch seminars addressing a wide range of women’s issues. The lunches provide opportunities to discuss hot topics, challenges, solutions, and to share ideas and inspirations. All CCU faculty, staff and students are welcome to bring lunch and join us for the series or a single presentation.

Peer Education Program – Students interested in becoming peer mentors are trained about issues that affect women including sexual harassment, sexual assault and domestic violence. Students are also trained in empathetic listening skills so they can better respond to peer issues. Internships, for experience or course credit, are available.

Annual Valentines for Victims of Violence Event – An annual event to make valentines for survivors, and in remembrance, of victims of violence.

Contact Us

   Director:  Jilleian Sessions Stackhouse
   Location:  WALL 313
   Ph:  843-349-2218
   E-mail:  wrc@coastal.edu

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