Survivor Strong founders to speak at NMC

Traverse City — Northwestern Michigan College will welcome the founders of Survivor Strong for their first on-campus presentation of LEARNing from Survivors, to three social science classes on Oct. 22.

Survivor Strong was founded by Morgan McCaul and Amanda Thomashow. The two were among dozens of victims who came forward during the sexual abuse trials of former USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar in 2017-2018. Their presentation tackles establishing healthy personal practices, identifying and addressing harmful behavior, and options for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence on campuses with an inclusive, trauma-sensitive approach.

The appearance was arranged by NMC’s Office of Student Life, which has worked toward a safe campus for all students and staff with several other events, including:

Read more about the presentation here.

Release Date: October 21, 2019

For more information:

Diana Fairbanks
Executive Director of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
(231) 995-1019

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