As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about when we send our
17 and 18 year-olds off to college? Now, we have the added stress and
worry of the potential of a campus shooting. Instead of learning about
courses of study and the school’s policy on underage drinking, we
must educate ourselves on the school’s action plan in the event
of a campus shooting.
campus shooting at Purdue University has hit close to home for residents of Indiana. While
all of the details of the shooting are still unknown, it appears at first
glance that the university students were immediately alerted to a lockdown
on the campus. Do you have a loved one studying at a college or university?
Ask them if they know the campus’ policy and action plan in the
event of a campus shooting. Have they signed up to receive campus alerts
via text message or email? Indiana University has an entire section on
their website devoted to staying safe in case of an