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Spring 2024 Upcoming Events

March Events

  • Wellness Week, March 25-30. 
    • Sex Positive Bingo, March 28 from 7pm-9pm in the Benes Rooms. Stop by for BINGO mixed with exciting sexual wellness-related trivia games and sexual wellness resources! Prizes will include- but are not limited to- sex toys and other sexual wellness products! Activites are hosted by local drag queens who also serve as public health and sexual health educators.
    • Bishop Way Focus Group, March 29 from 12:10pm-1pm in HWCC 304. Come share your thoughts and feedback about wellness and the Bishop Way programs on campus. All student participants get free pizza and a Whit's Frozen Custard coupon. Register Here.  
    • Magic Show, March 30 @ 7pm in the Benes Rooms. Magician Sean Ridgeway is a college entertainer who's been practicing magic since he was 10 years old! He's been doing his thing for 10 years and was featured on America's Got Talent in 2021.
    • Wellness Week is comprised of events hosted, collaborated, and promoted by The Bishop Way. For details see the calendar below and check the OWU Daily!

April Events

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

  • Awareness Flags, April 1-16 JAYwalk. Visit the JawWalk teal flags and information board throughout the month for campus and local resources and information to raise awareness about sexual assault on college campuses.
  • SAAM Tabling, Thursday April 11 11:30am-1pm, Stop by the atrium to pick up an awareness ribbon, learn about on campus and local resources, and take the HEDS Sexual Assault Campus Climate Survey. **SAAM Slam Poetry event has been canceled due to lack of sign up***
  • Denim Day: Wednesday, April 24 Noon Hour in HWCC Atrium. The OWU community is invited to commemorate Denim Day with the Bishop Way by wearing denim to show support for sexual assault survivors and raise awareness. In the Hamilton Williams Atrium there will be a table to learn more about Denim Day and resources on campus.

Spring 2024 Past Events

March Events:

  • Adulting 101: Travel Safety, Tuesday March 5 in HamWill 304 is your go-to guide for savvy adventures. From understanding travel insurance to street-smart tips, this program ensures a worry-free journey. Get real-world advice on staying safe, securing belongings, and embracing cultures responsibly. No lectures, just essentials for mastering safe and unforgettable travel experiences. Pack with confidence! This program is hosted by Residential Life, the Office of International and Off Campus Programs (IOCP), and The Bishop Way.
  • Safe Spring Break Goodie Bags, March 6 in HamWil Atrium: Stop by the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center Atrium on Wednesday, March 6, during the noon hour for a Goodie Bag Giveaway and mocktails! Goodie Bags will include Spring Break Safety essentials like sunblock, chapsticks, and more!

February Events:

  • Social Wellness Event: Off Campus Trip to Bridge Park in Dublin,OH, February 3, 1pm - 5pm. See OWU Daily to sign up.
  • Are You Ready For It? Gambling and Sports Betting Apps, February 8, 11am-1pm in HamWill Atrium. The Bishop Way will be tabling to provide information on safe and responsible gambling in light of the coming Super Bowl. Stop by to participate in guessing games, learn about financial wellness and gambling, and to receive football- and Taylor Swift-themed giveaways! Are YOU ready for it?
  • Consent Valentine Tabling, February 14, 12pm-1pm in HamWill Atrium: Visit The Bishop Way for consent themed valentines, condoms & barriers, and other giveaways!
  • Eating Disorder Awarenes Day, February 28, 11-1pm in HamWill Atrium: Come make affirmation friendship bracelets with Counseling Services and The Bishop Way and learn about eating disorders, body image, and ways to cultivate self-acceptance. Resources for help regarding eating disorders and body image concerns will be available.

Fall 2023 Past Events

November Events:

  • Bishop Wellness Week, October 30- November 3.

October Events:

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Awareness Flags, October 3-31 on the JAYwalk. 34,560 people experience rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner per day in the United States. Each flag represents 24 people.  The amount of people that experience intimate partner violence per minute in the U.S.
  • Wear Purple Day or #PurpleThursday, October 19. Purple is the official color of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The third Thursday in Domestic Violence Awareness month is recognized nationally as wear purple day.  Everyone is encouraged to wear purple, raising awareness of domestic violence and showing your commitment to promoting healthy relationships.
  • Take Back the Night, October 24th - our local version of the national Take Back the Night march. Take back the Night is an event centered around the mission of ending sexual, romantic, and domestic violence. Sponsored by the Bishop Way and Women's Resource Center. Check the OWU Daily for event time and location details.

September Events:

  • National Hazing Awareness Week, September 25-29.  Follow the Bishop Way on Instagram to see our social media campaign. We will be sharing information on hazing awareness and prevention. @owu_bishopway
  • Coffee with the Counselors, September 27 @ Noon. Join the Bishop Way and the OWU Counseling Department at the Zook Nook in Ham-Wil for coffee and chats! Get to know the amazing OWU counselors while enjoying a little afternoon pick-me-up!
  • Self Care Night, Septemeber 28, from 7-8pm in Smith Lobby. Join the Bishop Way and Bishops for Accessibility for a fun evening in Smith, centered around self-care! Pop in for free giveaways and tips on how to take care of yourself to get through stressful times! The event will be located on the amphitheater stairs.
  • International Recovery Day, September 29th from noon to 1pm on the JAYwalk. Recovery is for everyone! International Recovery day acknowledges those with drug, alcohol, and behavioral addictions. Join the Bishop Way, Counseling Services, & and other local resources to celebrate! We will have give-a-ways, community & campus resource information, safe at-home drug disposal pouches, and ally resources, febtanyl test strips, and more! Find us on the JAYwalk, or with bad weather inside the Hamilton-Williams Atrium.

August Events:

  • Get To Know Your OWU Community, This is your crash course in bystander intervention, OWU policies, campus resources, and how to help keep our community safe.This presentation is part of of Camp Oh-Wooo and is required for for all incoming students. For assigned session dates and times check your OWU email.  
  • Overdose Awareness Day, August 31 11am-1pm on the JAY. Come join Delaware Public Health and the Bishop Way on the JAY for information on how to recognize and prevent overdoses! Join us for Narcan training and other giveaways like free Kona Ice.

Past Major Events & Guest Speakers:

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  • I Love Female Orgasm, Spring 2023. I ❤️ Female Orgasm coming to Ohio Wesleyan as part of Bishop Wellness Week! Join us to laugh and learn about the "big O," the most popular topic sex educators Lindsay Fram and Marshall Miller teach about! Orgasm aficionados and beginners of all genders are welcome to come learn about everything from multiple orgasms to that mysterious G-spot. Whether you want to learn how to have your first orgasm, how to have better ones, or how to help your partner, Lindsay and Marshall cover it all with lots of humor, plenty of honesty, and an underlying message of sexual health and women's empowerment. Are you coming?
  • Sex Discussed HereFall 2022. This week's hottest "class" on campus, Sex Discussed Here! Marshall Miller and Lindsay Fram teach sex education unlike any you've had before -- this is definitely NOT your high school health class. Learn how to figure out what your partner really wants sexually, the real deal on lube, magic words for the bedroom, and answers to your secret sex questions (find out what everyone else has been wanting to know, too!). People of all genders and sexual orientations welcome, beginners and sexperts alike. Come prepared to laugh and learn!
  • Birdie Light, Spring 2022 & Spring 2023, BirdieLight saves lives by educating young people about the danger of unintentional fentanyl ingestion, and by empowering them with tools to detect fentanyl before they ingest.
  • Sexual Violence Prevention Speaker, Kyle Richard, Spring 2022. Kyle Richard will be speaking at OWU as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an annual university-wide collaboration to raise awareness about sexual violence and educate communities and individuals on the prevention of sexual violence. Kyle is a sports activist, advocate and speaker. His area of focus is preventing sexual, domestic, and gun violence. Formerly a collegiate football captain and athlete activist, Kyle works with athletic departments, sports teams, fraternities, sororities and other organizations that are focused on violence prevention. Kyle has been nationally recognized for being an active bystander and using his platform to cultivate healthy campus cultures.

  • Sex in the Dark, Fall 2021. Stay anonymous in this lights-off in-person event while professional sexperts answer your deepest, darkest questions. No question too simple — or too outrageous. Pick up your free glow bracelet or necklaces at the event
  • Sex in the Pandemic, Spring 2021. An interactive virtual event with all the focus on social distancing, navigating sex and relationships can feel more challenging than ever. Can Covid be transmitted through sex? Do we have to wear masks if we boomchikawowow? Should you ask your hookup their vaccination status? Is snuggling indoors with your boo too dangerous? How to make Facetime sex less awkward? In this interactive virtual program, tailored to the needs of those in attendance, we'll explore answers to these questions and more, and give you tips for what you can practice now that will make you a better partner later.