The Department of Prevention Education provides education around health, wellness, and safety to the Muhlenberg College community. The department is guided by the framework of the Social-Ecological Model which considers community, group, and individual factors for health promotions and interventions.  Prevention Education works in collaboration with departments, student groups, and local organizations to support educational programming regarding issues of alcohol and other drugs, bystander intervention, mental health, sexual health, and gender-based violence, among other concerns. Prevention Education strives to create space for you to develop knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes necessary to be healthy, safe, and successful.  

Mission Statement:

The Department of Prevention Education works to end violence on campus. The department provides education and support for the Muhlenberg College community through a health promotion model that is both preventative and restorative in nature; supports student’s physical health, personal safety and overall sense of emotional well-being, and facilitates an intentionally responsive community who cares for one another. 

Department Goals:

The Department of Prevention Education commits to provide education, resources, and prevention tools to students that promote healthy lifestyles and responsible choices. The Department of Prevention Education works to foster an inclusive and diverse community where everyone feels welcome, safe, and supported.  We envision a campus community of engage students, who will "step in and step up", intervene, and stand for consent. We believe in choice, integrity, respect, safety, and well-being for ourselves and for those in and around our community.

Department of Prevention Education