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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and a number of other colleges/universities across the country.  In April, the Office of the Associate Dean of Students (OADS) will be hosting a number of educational and engaging activities for students, faculty/staff, and the campus community.  For more details on the planned events, please see below: 



Islanders Race to Zero

SAAM Buttons

Painting for Awareness with Sofia

As a part of SAAM, OADS will be hosting Islanders Race to Zero, a 5k walk/run on 4/20/2018 to raise awareness of issues of sexual violence.  For registration, race, and general information on Islanders Race to Zero, click above! On April 12, 2018 OADS will host a painting event called Painting for Awareness with Sofia!  The event will feature instruction from Sofia Rodriguez, TAMUCC student.  Participants will paint a powerful design created by Sofia that highlights the importance of sexual violence awareness and prevention! 


Denim Day


Information & Registration Tabling

Denim Day is a national event hosted across the country during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  TAMUCC will be holding it's Denim Day on April 26, 2018 from 10:00am-2:00pm on the East Lawn!   OADS will be hosting a number of information and Islanders Race to Zero registration tables throughout the months of March and April at TAMUCC.  For a schedule, please click above!


Self-Defense Class


Volunteer Opportunities

As a part of SAAM, OADS will be hosting a FREE Self-Defense Class on Monday, April 2, 2018 from 6:00pm-8:00pm in the Dugan Wellness Center, Motor Development Lab (139)! Interested in volunteering to help with SAAM?  OADS will have a number of opportunities throughout March and April for volunteers to get involved.  For more info, please contact Michael La Torre, Student Conduct Officer at