(WBRE/WYOU-TV) A few Universities in our area are stepping up their efforts to combat sexual assault.
Governor Wolf awarded nearly one million dollars to 39 colleges across the state to develop programs that will help prevent sexual assault.
It’s part of the “It’s On Us” campaign that aims to make college campuses safer.
This is Misericordia University’s second time getting the grant.
has been able to use the grant money to conduct training of staff.
They’ve also used the money to assess the climate on campus and develop bystander intervention programs
Misericordia University received about 27-thousand dollars.
a few other local schools including, the University of Scranton, Bloomsburg University, Lackawanna College, and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine received funding as well.
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