Student Affairs



Office on Violence Against Women

The Central State University Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), via its campus program coordinator, is designed to establish, maintain, and enhance programs, training, and related efforts aimed at awareness, prevention, and reduction of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking (SADDVS) on campus and enhancing services for SADDVS victims.  What does your Campus Project Coordinator do?  They develop new programs and enhance existing programs, to educate the campus community about SADDVS and related issues and the resources that are available to victims.  They also serve as a liaison between the University students and employees and external community partners on SADDVS matters, including best practices regarding response to incidents of gender-based violence.

This project is supported by Grant NO. 2017-WA-AX—0026 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice.  The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

The Marauder Talk Live is a monthly talk hosted by Dr. Mecca S. Carter-Marshall, the OVW program coordinator, and Dr. Dominique Burns, the Title IX program coordinator. This is where Prevention and Response come together! They have honest and candid conversations about sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, consent, and a host of other topics. Marauder Talk Live is dedicated to education, awareness, prevention, and response. Be sure to tune in!

Marauder Talk Live PDF

Gender-Based Violence brochure

Mecca S. Carter-Marshall, Ph.D.
OVW Program Coordinator

University Student Center, Suite 109, Room 109H
O: 937-376-6414