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PAVE Logo VerticalPAVES are a group of dedicated sexual violence prevention peer educators striving toward a safer, happier, and healthier UD.  Sexual violence happens on college campuses, but through education and bystander intervention, we can fight back.

Mission statement: We are peer educators with the goal of stopping sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking at University of Dayton.  We provide effective and inclusive education to facilitate well-being on campus, empower the community to become agents of change, and spread empathetic understanding of how power based personal violence can affect individuals in an evolving world.

Values: open-mindedness, trust, growth, dialogue, and empathy

Apply to be a PAVE!
Do these look like some awesome people? Do you want to get involved and help fight back against sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner violence at UD? Apply to be a member of PAVE! Learn more about PAVE's work here.  PAVE applications are due October 18, 2018.  Email PAVE Adviser Kristen Keen at with any questions.
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Learn more about fighting power based personal violence at UD and follow the work of PAVE on campus by subscribing to the PAVE Newsletter. Check out articles, polls, PAVE profiles, and more! Subscribe for free and visit the newsletter archive here.
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Are you interested in having a meaningful one on one conversation with a PAVE? Do you enjoy discussing healthy relationships, gender stereotypes, bystander intervention, or other similar topics? Register for a PAVE Chat here!
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Are you interested in collaborating with PAVE in some way?  We partner with offices, student organizations, and other groups on campus in many ways throughout the year.  To request a partnership, please complete this form, and we will be in touch with you soon!
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Britney Amin

Year: Sophomore

Major: Biology

Why PAVE?: I wanted to inform others and be a part of something that would make a positive difference at the university. 

Fun Fact: I have traveled to Cameroon, England, Spain, France, Monaco, and Italy!

Gabrielle Bedner

Year: First year

Major: Discovery Arts

Why PAVE?:  I wanted to be part of the future. A group that has the chance to educate those around us hopefully making the world a safer and better place one person at a time. This is a very serious issue that is escalating very quickly. I am very passionate about teaching young men and women what consent really is.

Fun Fact:  I am in AFROTC.

Bailee Boland

Year: First year

Major: Psychology and Human Rights

Why PAVE?:  I want to work with victims of sexual assault in the future through counseling and it seemed like a great way to start towards my future career. I am also interested in educating people about topics that maybe be considered taboo or aren’t talked about a lot, which PAVE does!

Fun Fact:  I can read the entire Harry Potter book series in three and a half days.

Nate Borries

Year: Junior

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Why PAVE?: To help show students at UD that there is always someone to talk to, and always someone willing to listen.

Fun Fact: I have been to the Great Wall of China!

Cameron Fredecker

Year: Junior

Major: Environmental Biology

Why PAVE?:  I joined PAVE because I think there is always room in the world for more people doing good and I wanted to be a part of that.

Fun Fact: My middle name is Valentine but has nothing to do with Valentine's Day.

Andrea Hansgen

Year: Junior

Major: English

Why PAVE?: I am passionate about making UD a safer, more inclusive community!

Fun Fact: I have the same birthday as my dad.

Rachael Haselhuhn

Year: First year

Major: Communication; Minor: Spanish

Why PAVE?: I consider myself a friend to everyone and someone who strives to bring about positive change. I joined PAVE to educate myself and others on the many forms of sexual and relationship violence so that I can help victims through their healing process. 

Fun Fact: I'm very skilled at table tennis.

Jocelynn Inge

Year: Sophomore

Major: Pre-Physical Therapy

Why PAVE?: I chose to join PAVE to educate myself and others about sexual violence and find a way to put an end to the various stigmas surrounding it.

Fun Fact: I have been water skiing since I was 4 years old!

Emily Jones

Year: Junior

Major: Biochemistry

Why PAVE?: I'm talkative and willing to put myself out there and so I figured I should put those qualities to a good use, and what better platform than one that raises awareness and educates on handling sexual assault on the campus I love!

Fun fact: I'm a goalkeeper for the women's soccer team here at UD and I can play the violin, viola, and ukulele, but not simultaneously.

Madi Kondritz

Year: Junior

Major: Sociology and Criminal Justice

Why PAVE?:  I am very passionate about the UD community and want to make it a better place by educating others on these difficult topics.

Fun fact:  I lived in 3 states by the time I was 3 years.

Lauren Lanham

Year: Junior

Major: Pre-med major and Sustainability, Energy & Environment minor

Why PAVE?:  I joined PAVE to work towards more education on campus, to provide students with knowledge (and to expand my own knowledge), and to help eliminate sexual violence on campus. I want to help make a difference and to encourage others to speak up against sexual violence and being a PAVE helps me do just that!  

Fun fact:  I climbed the Great Wall of China.

Jordan McCormick

Year: First year

Major: Secondary Catholic Religious Education

Why PAVE?: I want to be an advocate for healthy relationships and real love, something that I think needs to be addressed especially on college campuses. I want to provide support for fellow UD students and educate myself and others on relationship abuse and sexual assault.

Fun Fact: I play percussion and piano and am working on learning guitar.

Meredith McDonald

Year: Junior

Major: Communications; Minor: Marketing and English

Why PAVE?:  There is a large need for the awareness raised by PAVE.  I think it is so important for people to know that these things do happen and to help them know the signs, how to help others, and how to help themselves.

Fun Fact:  I like to paint.

Megan McKelvey

Year: Senior

Major: English

Why PAVE?: Sexual violence is a serious issue that has affected the lives of many. I’ve always wanted to get involved and make a difference, so when I learned about PAVE, I knew this was a program for me. I joined PAVE to help put an end to sexual violence.  

Special Interests: Stalking

Fun Fact: When I was nine, a horse fell on top of me. 

Elise McTamaney

Year: Senior

Major: History

Why PAVE?: I joined PAVE because I want to help prevent sexual assault on campus and learn more about it in the process.

Fun Fact: I was born in Singapore.

Adam Moorman

Year: First year

Major: Mechanical engineering, minor in music

Why PAVE?: I’ve always had a strong desire to help people and after seeing the impact of power based personal violence in my own life, it made me want to learn more and help people in that position.

Fun Fact: I’ve been to seven different countries, including Greece, Italy, and Hungary.

Brigid Morgan

Year: First year

Major: Biology; Minor: Spanish

Why PAVE?:  I really believe in the organization and I'd love to be a part of why violence decreases on campus. I also want to learn more about violence in our community and educate others.

Fun Fact:  I play clarinet in the Pride of Dayton and Flyer Pep Band.

Katie Mulhollen

Year: Senior

Major: Chemical Engineering and French

Why PAVE?:  After learning about the prevalence of sexual violence, I wanted to do something to bring about the end of the violence. 

Fun Fact:  I am an Irish dancer of fifteen years!

Kerri Nicholson

Year: Junior

Major: Criminal Justice

Why PAVE?:  I joined PAVE because I want to be able to make UD a safer campus and help educate my fellow students so we can prevent sexual violence.

Fun Fact: When I was little, I spent most summers living on a boat. 

Meg O'Gara

Year: Sophomore

Major: Psychology

Why PAVE?: I want to give survivors the courage to speak up with confidence that their voices will be heard, to educate my peers on these important and relevant topics, and to do my part to better the community here at UD.

Special Interests: Having conversations that broaden others and my own perspective, victim blaming in cases of relationship abuse or sexual violence, support for survivors and allowing everyone to tell their story

Fun Fact: I went to Tanzania with absolutely no one that I knew when I was 16 years old.

Christopher Peck

Year: Sophomore

Major: Adolescent to Young Adult Education

Why PAVE?:  It seemed like a great opportunity to educate my peers on a topic that I believe to be important. 

Fun Fact: My roommate is a plastic skeleton named Esteban.

Dakota Polly

Year: Junior

Major: Psychology

Why PAVE?:  I joined PAVE because I want to learn more about and educate others on the sexual violence that occurs on college campuses.

Fun Fact:  I can quote The Goonies movie from start to finish.

Dylan Samuels
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Michael Saylor

Year: First year

Major: Environmental Biology

Why PAVE?:  I joined PAVE to help lead the way to a safer, more inclusive community!

Fun Fact:  I have studied taekwondo for 14 years and have competed in many State, National and Jr. Olympic competitions as a 2nd Degree Black Belt.

Tom Schlitt

Year: Junior

Major: Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace Concentration

Why PAVE?: I want to make the world a better place and do my part to let those around me feel safe, loved, and supported through whatever hardships they go through.

Special Interests: Healthy relationships, toxic masculinity, male empathy/emotion

Fun Fact: Adam Suddarth, Nate Borries, and I hiked one of the most dangerous paths in the world called "The Death Walk of Mt Hua"!

Eric Schutter

Year: Senior

Major: Sport Management

Why PAVE?: I wanted to be part of a group that was making a difference.

Fun Fact: I played Rugby in high school.
Jake Scott

Year: Junior

Major: Pre Medicine and Psychology

Why PAVE?: I joined PAVE because I want to help people I see every day at school to feel safer and more aware of sexual violence on campus.

Fun Fact: I want to live in Seattle someday.

Josh Segalewitz

Year: Junior

Major: Mathematics

Why PAVE?: I joined PAVE because I think the best way to prevent violence on college campuses is to educate people about how to stop it from happening, and I wanted to be a part of the group responsible for that education. 

Fun fact: I was on a competitive trampoline team for 9 years, and now I judge.

Jordan Terschluse

Year: Junior

Major: Biology

Why PAVE?: I chose to be in PAVE because I no longer want to stand by, but instead want to make a positive change against sexual assault and violence.

Fun Fact: I can say the alphabet backwards super fast.

Logan Zinkhon

Year: Junior

Major: Marketing and International Business Management

Why PAVE?: I want to be the change the helps shape UD into a safer and more educated community.

Fun Fact: I have climbed over 12 mountains.

Get Involved in PAVE!
Do these look like some awesome people? Do you want to get involved and help fight back against sexual assault on our campus? Apply to be a member of PAVE! Contact Kristen Altenau Keen at for more information.

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