All posts tagged "Title IX"

  • DeVos missed the point with Title IX

    Recent Title IX changes proposed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos have people across the nation concerned as to how the lives of sexual assault victims and other forms of Title IX violations will be affected. Title...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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  • U.S. Department of Education rescinds policy on how schools respond to sexual assault

    On Friday, Sept. 22, United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the United States Department of Education withdrew from the Obama-era guidance on how schools respond to Title IX under federal law. Title IX protects students...

    • Posted September 26, 2017
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  • Know your Title IX

    Title IX is a policy required by colleges and universities to protect students involved in situations involving sexual misconduct or harassment, relationship violence and stalking. Any students experiencing these unfortunately common issues are encouraged to reach out...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • Breaking the silence for purpose

    Dating violence: A phrase you were warned about in your high school health class, but likely never imagined having any more meaning than that. This aggressive, controlling behavior can be physical, sexual or, the most silent killer...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • New app makes Title IX policies accessible to students

    Although not many students are aware of the university’s Title IX policies, which currently can be found on the Quinnipiac University website, a new app called Reach Out will make access to those policies much easier. The...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • Field hockey to join BIG EAST in 2016

    Quinnipiac field hockey has accepted an invitation to join the BIG EAST beginning in 2016, Quinnipiac Athletics announced on Tuesday morning. The Bobcats will join Liberty University in becoming affiliate members of the conference beginning on July...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • QU moves forward with Title IX field construction

    Quinnipiac is scrapping its plans to put lighting on several athletic fields on the Mount Carmel campus so that it can upgrade these facilities more quickly, according to Sal Filardi, vice president for facilities and capital planning....

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • ‘Hunted’ on campus

    Students and administrators packed into the Mount Carmel Auditorium on Oct. 21 to view the 2015 documentary “The Hunting Ground,” an intense film about the rape culture on college campuses across the country. This has been a...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Student allegedly sexually assaulted

    On Sept. 15, the Yale Police received a report that a Yale undergraduate student allegedly  assaulted a Quinnipiac undergraduate student on the Yale campus early that morning, according to a message from Chief of Yale Police Ronnell...

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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  • QU reaches proposed Title IX settlement

    Quinnipiac recommitted to the women’s volleyball team on April 26 when it settled Biediger, et al. v. Quinnipiac University, a lawsuit filed by members of the team. Athletes on the volleyball team sued in 2009 after the...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • Public Safety’s schooling

    While Quinnipiac University’s students retreated to beaches, boats and ski resorts for spring break, the Department of Public Safety was busy training its newly appointed sergeants to better serve the university community. Quinnipiac hosted “Polishing the Badge:...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • Student Affairs, Administration update Title IX policy

    This past summer, members of Student Affairs created new and improved rules regarding Title IX. Contrary to popular belief, Title IX, the law that prohibits sex discrimination, does not only apply to situations on the playing field....

    • Posted September 26, 2012
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  • Title IX Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    This summer marked the 40th anniversary of Title IX, a law that restricts organizations in the United States from denying participation based on one’s gender. The law was created eight years after the Civil Rights Act of...

    • Posted August 29, 2012
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  • Volleyball coach fired, escorted off campus

    Robin Lamott Sparks, Quinnipiac’s volleyball head coach and a public relations professor, has been fired from the university, according to two anonymous sources in the athletics department. The university confirmed that Sparks is not the volleyball coach...

    • Posted February 15, 2012
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