Panel discussion will focus on Domestic Violence Awareness

Penn State Beaver will sponsor a panel discussion on the issues surrounding domestic violence, noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in the Student Union Building auditorium. A question and answer session will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

October is recognized nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Beaver campus Voices Against Violence Committee, comprised of students, faculty, and staff, will host the event which features panelists with expertise in violence awareness and prevention.

Panelists are Allison Martin, legal advocate, Crisis Center North, Pittsburgh; LaVarr McBride, legal advocate and instructor in administration of justice at Beaver, Penn State New Kensington, and Penn State Shenango; Ann Colella-Murray, Women's Center of Beaver County, and Mark Pudlowski, Chief Operations Officer, Domestic Abuse Counseling Center of Pittsburgh.

For more information about the panel discussion or issues about domestic violence, contact Juliette Storr, associate professor of communications, at jms1015@psu.edu or 724-773-3575.

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Last Updated October 24, 2011