Discusses the importance of coalitions in campus prevention work. Over the past year, some amazing developments in organizing campuses have occurred. For the campus professionals, it will now be increasingly better connected to the national field of prevention professionals. If you are not in a state with such a coalition, the goal is to better demonstrate the value of campuses working together.
Describes new initiatives, presented during the White House Summit on College Opportunity, aimed to increase college opportunities for all Americans, especially low-income and underrepresented students. Includes an overview of commitments that support college readiness.
Aims at ensuring the success of all college students, especially those who are low-income, first-generation, and students of color. The program consists of a coalition of 44 member institutions that will work together for three calendar years (2016-2018) to develop a comprehensive, institutional transformation that redesigns the first year of college and creates sustainable change for student success.
Discusses the role of statewide coalitions on prevention efforts on campuses. The author is the project director of Missouri Partners in Prevention, Missouri’s statewide coalition funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health, and serves as a senior coordinator in the Wellness Resource Center at the University of Missouri.
Compiles several targeted violence resources, including research studies, guides, training information, and websites, to help school administrators in their efforts to ensure the safety and well being of their campuses.
Announces new steps for addressing growing concerns about sexual violence on college campuses by requiring institutions of higher education to comply with new campus safety and security related requirements aimed at curbing sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Food insecurity is common on college campuses, and Pennsylvania colleges are no exception. State leaders are calling for action to improve the state of food access on college campuses across the state.