ALLIANCE, OH- From September 24-28, all across the nation, college campuses will be coming together to bring awareness to an issue that has costed over 40 lives within the last eleven years. Sponsored by UMU Fraternity and Sorority Life, five days of activities to raise awareness about hazing dangers will take place on campus. The list of events are as follows:
Monday, September 24, 9:30am- 2:30pm:
“These hands don’t HAZE”: Found in the Academic Mall outside of the library and other class buildings, a table with a white sheet will be sitting on a table. Students are encouraged to stop by the table and put their hand print on the sheet. The hand print will symbolize that their hands don’t haze.
Tuesday, September 25, 7:30pm:
Round Table Discussion: Lead by the Fraternity and Sorority Life Conduct Board, an hour long discussion about the dangers of hazing will take place in the Newbold Room of Hoover Price Campus Center. The discussion is open to all organizations on campus.
Wednesday, September 26, All Day:
Social Media Campaign: Follow the University of Mount Union Greek Life account (@UMUGreekLife) on Twitter to participate in the social media campaign. Post pictures and comments about why your hands don’t haze.
Thursday, September 27, 11:00am-12:30pm/5:00pm-6:00:
Take the Pledge Day: Come to the table in the morning in the Academic Mall, or the table outside the dining hall in the evening to sign the banner and take a pledge against hazing.
Friday, September 28, All Day:
Visual Representation: Come walk through the halls of Hoover Price Campus Center to see a visual representation of how hazing can impact students on campuses across the nation.
To learn more information about National Hazing Prevention Week, please visit hazingprevention.org.