First Lady Sue Snyder

HOUGHTON, MI--   Michigan Technological University has received money to implement sexual assault prevention programs on campus. 

Tech is one of 13 public and private universities to get a share of more than $381,000 appropriated by the state legislature. Tech is slated to receive

$11,920 for the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program.

Michigan First Lady Sue Snyder announced the grants on Monday. She said a second round of grants will fund specific programs and tools that are nationally recognized as effective awareness and prevention strategies. 

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state will fund sexual assault prevention programs at 22 Michigan universities and colleges as part of an effort spearheaded by First Lady Sue Snyder.

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  LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan universities and colleges can apply for $500,000 in state funds to implement initiatives designed to prevent sexual assaults.

The competitive grant process closes on Oct. 1.

First Lady Sue Snyder and Michigan State Police Director Col. Kriste Etue are hoping the new grant will spark innovative initiatives to improve campus security. They say it's important that students and school officials collaborate on new ideas.