The anxiety of gun violence looms in higher education

Wednesday, September 07, 2022
Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s Police Department offers the ALICE active shooter training program. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate. The aim of the program is to encourage “proactive tactics” in response to potential shooters on campus; new threats and very real threats I had never let myself consider before. In the past couple weeks, I have come to accept that school shootings are not limited to high school and primary education. In fact, some of the deadliest school shootings in America have occurred at colleges: Oikos University, Umpqua Community College, and Virginia Tech

American Institutes for Research

U.S. Department of Education

The contents of the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments Web site were assembled under contracts from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Supportive Schools to the American Institutes for Research (AIR), Contract Number  91990021A0020.

This Web site is operated and maintained by AIR. The contents of this Web site do not necessarily represent the policy or views of the U.S. Department of Education nor do they imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education.

©2022 American Institutes for Research — Disclaimer   |   Privacy Policy   |   Accessibility Statement