Training Calendar

Below is a list (in reverse chronological order) of future and past University trainings and events since 2017. To schedule a training session, contact the Office for Equity & Inclusion (OEI), Title IX Coordinator Ryan Thompson, Esq. at 716.286.8324 or rthompson@niagara.edu.

2018

April 4, 2018 (6-8 p.m.)
Take Back The Night III
Niagara University, Gallagher Center gymnasium
Organized by: NU Criminal Justice Department, Counseling/Education Department  
Open to: public
Trainers: Resource table event

January 24, 2018 (12:30-2:30 & 2:30-4:30)
One Love Dating/Domestic Violence Prevention Training
Niagara University, Dwyer Arena
Organized by: NU Athletics, Criminal Justice Department, Counseling/Education Department 
Open to: NU Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s Hockey teams
Trainers: Thomas Gibbons – NYS Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit Sr. Investigator; Dr. Dana Radatz – NU Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; Dr. Jennifer Beebe – NU Assistant Professor of Counseling; Rachel Sandle-Sacco – YWCA Prevention Educator and Victim’s Advocate

January 10, 2018 (9:30-10:15 a.m.)
Athletics Staff Non-Discrimination/Title IX & OEI Intro Training
Niagara University, Bisgrove Hall, Room 351
Organized by: NU Athletics
Open to: all NU Athletics staff
Attendance: 29
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator

2017

December 5, 2017 (11-11:30 a.m.)
New Employee Non-Discrimination/Title IX & OEI Intro Training
Niagara University, Bisgrove Hall, Room 351
Organized by: NU Human Resources
Open to: new NU employees
Attendance: 13
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator

December 1, 2017 (1-1:30 p.m.)
Study Abroad Student Orientation/Title IX Training
Niagara University, DePaul Hall, Room 25
Organized by: NU International Relations
Open to: Spring ’18 semester study abroad students
Attendance: 12 
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator

October 5, 2017 (5-8 p.m.)
“Surviving…Thriving: A Journey of Healing through Art” Domestic Violence Red Flag Event
Niagara University, Castellani Art Museum
Organized by: NU Criminal Justice Department, Counseling/Education Department 
Open to: public
Attendance: 200+
Trainers: Resource table event

September 19, 2017 (4-5 p.m.)
Citi Diversity Jobs Panel Discussion
Niagara University, St. Vincent’s Hall, Room 407
Organized by: NU Career Services, Office for Equity & Inclusion
Open to: all students and alumni
Attendance: 12

September 6, 2017 (11 a.m.-12 p.m.)
Residence Director Non-Discrimination/Title IX Training
Niagara University, O’Shea Hall, Room 108
Organized by: NU Residence Life Department 
Open to: Residence Directors and Residence Life Directors
Attendance: 6
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator

September 6, 2017 (11 a.m.-12 p.m.)
ROTC Non-Discrimination/Title IX & OEI Intro Training
Niagara University, Dunleavy Hall, Room 127
Organized by: NU ROTC 
Open to: ROTC cadets and cadre
Attendance: 50+ cadets and cadre
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator

August 26, 2017 (11 a.m.-1 p.m.)
New Student Orientation: Non-Discrimination/Title IX & OEI Intro Training
Niagara University, Dunleavy Hall, Room 127 & Gallagher Center Multipurpose Room
Organized by: NU Campus Activities 
Open to: all incoming freshmen
Attendance: 500+
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator, Thomas Gibbons – NYS Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit Sr. Investigator; Rachel Sandle-Sacco – YWCA Prevention Educator and Victim’s Advocate; Christopher Sheffield – NU Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs 

August 25, 2017 (4-6:30 p.m.)
Walk to the Whirlpool – Office for Equity & Inclusion Resource Table
Whirlpool State Park, Niagara Falls, NY
Organized by: NU Campus Activities 
Open to: all incoming freshmen and student leaders
Attendance: approx. 800+
Trainers: Resource table event, w/ YWCA and NYS Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit

August 22 & 23, 2017 (11 a.m.-12 p.m. & 9:30-10:30 a.m.)
Residence Life & Summer Orientation Leader Non-Discrimination/Title IX & OEI Intro Training
Niagara University, St. Vincent’s Hall, Room 407 & Dunleavy Hall, Room 127
Organized by: NU Campus Activities and NU Residence Life
Open to: all Residence Life Community Advisors (CA’s), Residence Directors (RD’s), and Summer Orientation Leaders
Attendance: 80+
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator, Thomas Gibbons – NYS Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit Sr. Investigator; Rachel Sandle-Sacco – YWCA Prevention Educator and Victim’s Advocate 

July 31, 2017 (3:30-5 p.m.)
Campus Safety Non-Discrimination/Title IX & OEI Intro Training
St. Vincent’s Hall, Room 301
Organized by: NU Campus Safety 
Open to: all Campus Safety staff
Attendance: 14
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator, Mary Brennan-Taylor – YWCA Vice President of Programs; Molly Maigret – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Coordinator at Eastern Niagara Hospital; Rachel Sandle-Sacco – YWCA Prevention Educator and Victim’s Advocate

June 23, 2017 (8:30-10 a.m.)
Summer Orientation Leader Title IX Training
Niagara University, Gallagher Center, Multipurpose Room
Organized by: NU Campus Activities
Open to: all Summer Orientation Leaders
Attendance: 20+
Trainers: Thomas Gibbons – NYS Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit Sr. Investigator; Mary Brennan-Taylor – YWCA Vice President of Programs; Rachel Sandle-Sacco – YWCA Prevention Educator and Victim’s Advocate 

May 2, 2017 (12:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. & 3:30-4:15 p.m.)
NU Beginnings Faculty Non-Discrimination/Title IX Training
Niagara University, Dunleavy Hall, Room 127
Organized by: NU Beginnings, Criminal Justice Department, Counseling/Education Department 
Open to: all NUB Beginnings faculty
Attendance: 40+
Trainers: Ryan Thompson, Esq. – NU Title IX Coordinator 

April 4, 2017 (7:15-9 p.m.)
Leadership Over Violence Domestic Violence Presentation
Niagara University, Clet Hall Dining Commons
Organized by: NU Student Affairs, NU Athletics
Open to: public
Attendance: 200+
Trainers: Troy Vincent – former NFL player and domestic violence activist 

March 30, 2017 (7-9 p.m.)
Take Back The Night II
Niagara University, Gallagher Center gymnasium
Organized by: NU Criminal Justice Department, Counseling/Education Department  
Open to: public
Attendance: 350+
Trainers: Resource table event

March 23, 2017 (2:10-3 p.m.)
Diversity Topic Thursday: Consent
Niagara University, Gallagher Center, Multipurpose Room
Organized by: NU Office of Multicultural Affairs
Open to: campus
Attendance: 15+
Trainers: Kimberly Fenton – Director of Residence Life