USF Hosting Denim Day to Raise Assault Awareness

April 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — University of Saint Francis Community Health Nursing students have partnered with the Sexual Assault Treatment Center for the 2nd Annual Denim Day to raise awareness of sexual assault and local resources for survivors.

The Denim Day 5K run/walk/roll will be held at the USF main campus on Wednesday, April 26, with the race beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The goal of the event is to build awareness among college students, faculty and others in our community of Sexual Assault myths and truths, and to offer resources for anyone who may need additional information.

The event is free to the public and no pre-registration is required. For more information about Denim Day and other local awareness events, visit

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. In 2016, the University of Saint Francis expanded its presence to downtown Fort Wayne. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis offers a robust campus experience including 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and three team NAIA national championships, and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.