Middle school student leaders will train on how to combat bullying

When: Tuesday, March 27, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  Saint Joseph’s College, Harold Alfond Center

What: Bonny Eagle Middle School will partner with the Unity Project - Maine (maineup.org and facebook.com/maineup) to train a cohort of student leaders to help prevent and respond to incidents of name-calling and harassment in school. Throughout the day, students will participate in interactive leadership building activities, learn about the extent and impact of school-based harassment, and will practice strategies for safely intervening at the earliest levels of bias and harassment, before these situations escalate. The Unity Project has been working with students, faculty, staff, and parents across Maine since 2002.

A group of eight Saint Joseph’s students representing four academic departments will be helping to lead breakout sessions as part of their service learning projects that involve experiential learning and service to address academic course objectives in theology, sociology, psychology and education.

Who: Contact:  Kimberly Post Rowe, 893-7789 or 650-3964

March 26, 2012
Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail cdaniels@sjcme.edu