Sen. Brooks: Thiel College to Receive $30,000 Campus Safety Grant

Harrisburg, (Jan. 16, 2020)Thiel College in Greenville will receive a $30,000 state “It’s On Us” grant to help improve campus security and provide resources to reduce the risk of sexual assault, according to Sen. Michele Brooks.

The grant was awarded through the Pennsylvania Department of Education as part of a national initiative to raise awareness of campus security risks and improve reporting of sexual assault on college campuses.

Grants can be used to create programs, including training for students, faculty and staff, institutional campaigns to raise awareness of the reporting process, and resources for survivors.

A total of $1 million was awarded statewide to 36 public and private colleges and universities serving nearly 250,000 students.

                                                                                                                         

Contact:       Diane McNaughton           (717) 787-1322            dmmcnaughton@pasen.gov