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Campus Advocates for Prevention Education (CAPE)

Campus Advocates for Prevention Education (CAPE) logo
CAPE (Campus Advocates for Prevention Education) is a group of students who provide their peers with education and awareness around sexual violence and mental health. Through outreach and advocacy, CAPE works to support a safe and healthy UMass Lowell community.

What does CAPE aim to do?

  • Create Conversations
  • Provide Information and Awareness
  • Create a Supportive Environment
  • Encourage Positive Mental Health

CAPE Members Mike, Jess, Abbey and Michelle pose with Rowdy the River Hawk.

Who Are The CAPES?

CAPE began in the Fall 2015 semester. Through an application process, nine students were selected and have gone through training in sexual violence and suicide prevention. Check out the CAPES!

  • Commie Ayuk
  • Shantelle Castle
  • Mike Ciulla
  • Melissa Hampson
  • Michelle Janiak
  • Jess Kergo
  • Marina Novaes
  • Abbey Tavernese
  • Donna Truong

Have a question about CAPE? Please email us:

UMass Lowell Students in HOPE stand


To learn how to join CAPE please visit our UMatter Peer Prevention Educators website.