Ten Years Later, Every State Must Fully Participate

July 10, 2017

    by Progressive Voice  April 13, 2017 at 12:15 pm Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of their organizations or ARLnow.com. By Paul Friedman Although it is a tragedy that remains fresh in…

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One Victim’s Father Looks Beyond Guns

October 10, 2015

October 10, 2015 By CHANNON HODGE View original story After his daughter’s death in the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, Joseph Samaha grew weary of empty political promises on gun control legislation and sought a middle ground to promote safer campuses.

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How to Assess Your Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Response Program

August 31, 2015

August 31, 2015 By Robin Hattersley Gray View original article   Here’s how the University of Florida successfully applied 32NCSI’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Assessment Tool. A significant number of safety and security-related incidents that occur in college communities involve the use and/or abuse of alcohol and/or drugs. Historically, institutions across the nation have struggled…

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New Campus-Safety Assessment Tool Aims to Help Colleges Help Themselves

August 14, 2015

August 14, 2015 By Sarah Brown Fairfax, Va. View original article A new campus-safety tool for colleges is being touted by some administrators and experts as a unique strategy for helping every higher-education institution understand and carry out best practices on issues like alcohol, hazing, and sexual violence. The effort is part of the 32…

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Families of Virginia Tech Massacre Victims Start Program to Improve Campus Safety

August 13, 2015

August 13, 2015 By CHRISTINE HAUSER View original article Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre, survivors and families announced a program on Thursday intended to make colleges and universities safer, hoping it will serve as a legacy for the 32 people killed. The program, the 32 National Campus Safety Initiative, is the result of…

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Putting an End to Hazing Deaths

June 16, 2015

June 16, 2015 By Hank Nuwer View original article Publishing an online list of Greek organizations with hazing violations, clear-cut sanctions, anonymous reporting and training are just some of the ways campuses can address hazing at colleges and universities.   There have been more than 170 hazing deaths in collegiate fraternities, sororities, a band, ROTC…

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College sexual assault: 10 questions to ask when choosing a school

June 15, 2015

Here are some tools to help parents and students decide if a school is sufficiently addressing safety and responding appropriately to reports of sexual misconduct. June 15, 2015 By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo, Staff writer View original article As the problem of campus sexual assault gains more attention, parents of prospective college students may wonder whether the…

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White House To Make Campus Sexual Assault Announcement Next Week

April 25, 2014

The White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault is ready to announce its recommendations, according to student activists and victim’s rights advocates who will attend Tuesday’s event. posted on Apr. 25, 2014, at 5:02 p.m. Katie J.M. Baker, BuzzFeed News Reporter View original article The White House Task Force to Protect Students From…

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VTV Partners With Virginia Tech to Develop a National Training Model for SROs

October 11, 2013

October 11, 2013 By CS Staff View original article   The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has awarded a $496,340 grant to VTV Family Outreach Foundation to design a school resource officer (SRO) training curriculum.   CENTREVILLE, Va. — The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented…

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The fight to end sexual assaults on college campuses

August 11, 2013

August 11, 2013 View original broadcast With nearly one in five college women experiencing sexual assault or attempted sexual assault, Yale University graduate Alexandra Brodsky and S. Daniel Carter, a college and university campus safety advocate, talk with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about efforts to end sexual violence on college campuses.   Visit NBCNews.com for breaking…

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