Clark U. Student, of Bridgeport, Assists with Dating-Violence Prevention Study at Rhode Island Hospital

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August 22, 2019

From: Clark University

Worcester, MA -- Carly M. Massino, a rising senior at Clark University and a resident of Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, completed a summer internship at the Orchowski Violence Prevention Laboratory in Rhode Island Hospital where she worked on a CDC-funded study that evaluates the effectiveness of a rape crisis center's efforts to decrease sexual and dating violence among middle school children. Massino's internship was funded by a Robert J.S. Ross Summer Social Justice Internship Stipend.

Massino is a member of Clark University's Class of 2020; she double majors in sociology and psychology, and minors in German. She is active in student organizations that focus on educating others about healthy relationships. Through Consenting Communities, she helps educate first year students about consent and Clark's Title IX policies and processes, and Clark's All Kinds of Girls (AKOG) program, she helps lead workshops on healthy relationships for middle school and high school girls.

Massino has excelled in academics at Clark; she has been named to the Dean's List and is a member of the National Psychology Honor Society Psi Chi, and the National Sociology Honor Society Alpha Kappa Delta.

She hopes to pursue a career in research or governmental policy reform where she can focus on issues of economic inequality, mass incarceration, and sexual assault.

Massino is a 2016 graduate of Conestoga High School.

Clark's Holocaust and Genocide Studies program has offered summer internship stipends every year since 1999. Students are awarded the internship stipend on the basis of their academic record and internship proposal.

Founded in 1887 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university addressing natural, social and human imperatives from local to global scales. Nationally renowned as a college that changes lives, Clark is a transformative force in higher education today. LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice) is Clark's pioneering model of education that combines a robust liberal arts curriculum with life-changing world and workplace experiences. Clark's faculty and students work across boundaries to develop solutions to complex challenges in the natural sciences, psychology, geography, management, urban education, Holocaust and genocide studies, environmental studies, and international development and social change. The Clark educational experience embodies the University's motto: Challenge Convention. Change Our World.

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