NU alum Nick Albano was known for his work advocating for social justice, including initiatives to combat sexual assault, which he often did alongside his girlfriend, NU alumna Sarah Joslin (above). Nick died unexpectedly on Aug 11, 2017, prompting hundreds of friends and colleagues to hold a candlelight vigil on the NU campus two nights later.
NU students Christopher Selak and Erin Dugan work the Office for Equity & Inclusion table at the "Take Back The Night" event on March 30, 2017, inside the Gallagher Center.
The Teal Project is officially launched at a ceremonial ribbon cutting on April 20, 2017, at Orange Cat Coffee Co. with founder Sandra Lahrache wielding the scissors, supported by Lewiston town officials, NU Title IX Coordinator Ryan Thompson, and NU student advocate Sarah Joslin.
NU students Michael Paglicci and Emilia Federice finish The Teal Project's Sexual Assault Awareness Walk-A-Thon on May 6, 2017, at Isle View Park in Tonawanda. Together with the Office for Equity & Inclusion, the NU students raised the second most amount of sponsorship money for the event.