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Delta College, CMU receive grants to prevent sexual assault

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Delta College and Central Michigan University were among 18 schools to receive a grant to help prevent sexual assault.

The state's First Lady Sue Snyder announced $500,000 would be awarded to schools to implement sexual assault prevention programs on campus. The money was appropriated from the general fund and is part of the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program.

"For the second year in a row, I am excited that colleges and universities across Michigan will be empowered to do more to help prevent sexual assaults on their campuses,” Sue Snyder said. “The energy and enthusiasm displayed by these schools proves how necessary this funding is. We must continue to do everything we can to ensure our college and university campuses -our students’ homes away from home - are safe.”

The schools that will receive funding include:

  • Central Michigan University ($31,016)
  • Concordia University ($26,038)
  • Davenport University ($25,396)
  • Delta College ($15,800)
  • Eastern Michigan University ($51,186)
  • Finlandia University ($25,708)
  • Grand Valley State University ($33,454)
  • Henry Ford College ($20,000)
  • Kalamazoo College ($18,600)
  • Lake Superior State University ($28,522)
  • Lawrence Technological University ($20,690)
  • Macomb Community College ($6,000)
  • Michigan State University ($37,969)
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ($53,505)
  • University of Michigan - Dearborn ($9,840)
  • University of Michigan - Flint ($34,150)
  • Wayne State University ($7,700)
  • Western Michigan University ($60,617)

The schools have until Dec. 1, 2017 to spend the money on the programs.

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