While there, the team of 31 students has been working to help sex trafficking victims. The students have been staying at Greek Bible College.
They have had the opportunity to work with Nea Zoi, an organization that operates in downtown Athens and works to build connections and offer support to individuals in brothels.
“Greece is known as both a transition country and a destination country due to legalized prostitution.” Students heard presentations from agencies working to help individuals being trafficked.
They also had the opportunity to meet with victims and apply their training to real-world scenarios.
But we cannot function as students if we are consistently expected to perform the jobs of members of the administration."Martino Harmon, ISU's senior vice president of student affairs, said via email Friday that his division, which oversees the Office of Greek Affairs, is “engaged with members of the Greek community in finding solutions to this matter."“The behavior that was exhibited will not be tolerated, and they are working toward a solution," Harmon said.
ISU's outgoing president, Steve Leath, has been addressing such issues, in part, by creating ISU's first vice president for diversity and inclusion in 2015.
The gang also later released him after stealing money and his car.
The Office of Greek Affairs at Iowa State University issued a statement this week apologizing for racially charged comments and behavior during an April 2 ceremony that had beenintended to honor leaders of the university’s sororities and fraternities The Office of Greek Affairs at Iowa State University issued a statement this week apologizing for "racially charged interactions" during an April 2 ceremony that had been intended to honor leaders of the university’s sororities and fraternities.
“Liberty provides amazing learning opportunities and spiritual development through these trips.Over the past year, Leath has grown more public in his response to controversial incidents — such as his video denouncing neo-Nazi posters found on campus.Students, however, have remained critical of the university's leadership on issues of inclusion.“We talked about how, in many cases, there was such a lack of shame surrounding the topic, an absence of any form of conviction that buying and selling women for sex is wrong.We have also learned that the incredible thing to remember is that even though it is so easy to get angry and overwhelmed, God can restore these victims.” Logie added that she has been able to develop her counseling skills.