La Roche College is one nine national grantees of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health (OWH).
The grant will allow La Roche to join an initiative to increase awareness of sexual assault on college campuses and implement successful prevention policies. The College Sexual Assault Policy and Prevention Initiative provides three years of funding and supports the recommendations of the White House Task Force on Campus Sexual Assault campaigns, Not Alone and It’s On Us.
Title IX Coordinator and Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Colleen Ruefle said, “La Roche College is honored to join with partner organizations to increase awareness of sexual assault on college campuses. This program will help us in our efforts to prevent violence against women, and it will provide the resources for us to implement successful prevention strategies.” [Read more…]