Framingham State University is hosting a self-defense class for students, faculty and staff.
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If you attend Framingham State University in Massachusetts and are interested in learning how to protect yourself, you’d be well-advised to check out the upcoming free self-defense class taking place this fall.

According to the MetroWest Daily News, the class will be hosted by Framingham State University Police officers, and it will be open to students, faculty and stuff.

The class is completely free to attend and the class size is limited to 20 people.

As the MetroWest Daily News reports, it’ll be offered twice. The first class is scheduled for Sept. 24 and the second on Oct. 1; both will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Each class will take place at the Athletic Center Multipurpose Room on campus.

For more information, or to sign up for the class, email Sgt. Karen Nicholas at [email protected] or call the FSU Police Dispatch center at 508-626-4911.

According to the Framingham State University website, there are a number of crime prevention programs for students on campus, in addition to a domestic violence program, a sexual assault program and a Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) program designed for both male and female students.

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