FAMU Hosts Anti-Hazing Seminar With a Focus on Greek Life

Tallahassee, FL - September 26, 2012 6:25pm

FAMU is hosting another seminar on campus looking to educate students about the dangers of hazing. It's all a part of national anti hazing week.

Monday marked national anti-hazing week and FAMU has wasted no time in making sure there have been events going on campus.

On Monday in the grand ballroom officials spoke about the legal aspects of hazing.

Yesterday at the gym a "Meet the Greeks" event was held.
Tonight is the "Big Rattlers Strike Out Hazing" event.

Keynote speaker Gina Lee-Olukoya, from University of Illinois has done extensive research into African American women's involvement in hazing in sororities.
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Tallahassee, FL - September 26, 2012

FAMU hosts another anti-hazing seminar today as part of its goal to remove the practice from campus; this meeting will focus on hazing found in Greek life.

Monday was the beginning of national anti-hazing week and Florida A & M wanted to make sure there are events and seminars every night to try to put an emphasis on getting rid of hazing once and for all.

The event began at 6:30 at the Gaither Gymnasium and has been titled "Rattlers Strike Out Hazing Seminar."

The keynote speaker Gina Lee-Olukoya, is the Associate Dean of Students at the university of Illinois Champaign campus supporting fraternity and sorority affairs.

Her research in the area of hazing includes the study of African American women involved in historically black Greek lettered organizations.


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