Domestic violence

Domestic violence

VINELAND — Rowan College of South Jersey will host a symposium and rally in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The college is working in partnership with the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, Wilmington University, Georgian Court University and the Center for Family Services’ SERV program for the events, scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Cumberland campus, 3322 College Drive.

The day will begin with a Domestic Violence Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Luciano Conference Center with a panel discussion, breakout sessions on relevant topics and a lunch presentation by the Prosecutor’s Office.

“STAND OUT Against Domestic Violence” takes place at 2:15 p.m. on the patio outside the Student Center. Speakers will include county Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae, representatives from SERV and those remembering victims lost to domestic violence.

During the events, Rowan College of South Jersey students will collect nonperishable food, clothing and hygiene products for donation to the college’s on-campus student pantry.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information or to register, see rcsj.edu/stand-out.

— Claire Lowe

Staff Writer

I began covering South Jersey in 2008 after graduating from Rowan University with a degree in journalism. I joined The Press in 2015. In 2013, I was awarded a NJPA award for feature writing as a reporter for The Current of Hamilton Township.

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