Davis College Deploys Campus Safety Through Campus Consortium’s $22,495 Grant Award

January 03, 2018 – “We are extremely delighted to receive this grant. Here at Davis, we are committed to our vision of “Pursuing God.” Our student's security while on campus are paramount to that vision. A campus safety and security program must find the right balance between creating an open environment and upholding the duty to protect students, faculty and staff. With the grant coming our way, we believe, deploying the Campus Safety App will be a great asset for us in creating that right environment”, said Donnette Russell, Director of Development at Davis College.

The Campus Consortium Grant will enable Davis College to further strengthen the safety and security on campus. The Campus Safety App brings this functionality to a smartphone for an added sense of security both on and off campus. The application uses Wi-Fi or cellular data to provide your location data when you make an emergency call with the app. This gives far more accurate information about where you are, and therefore provides first responders with a better idea of where they need to go. Students can additionally redo the application to send alerts to their folks, gatekeepers or companions if there arises an occurrence of a crisis.

“The Campus Consortium Grant Committee is pleased to award this grant to Davis College” states Anjli Jain, Chairman of the Campus Consortium. “Allowing students to directly get in touch with security will ensure their well-being and safety and keep campus crime at arm’s length.”

To learn about and apply for a Campus Consortium Grant, please visit campusconsortium.org/grant-programs

About Campus Consortium
Campus Consortium is a leading education association with more than 37,000 higher education institutions and K-12 school district members. The Campus Consortium's mission is to help members reduce the time, cost and effort associated with implementing enterprise IT services by leveraging shared IT services, lessons learned and best practices so that each member can avoid reinventing the wheel.
For more information, please visit Campus Consortium or contact Marketing Desk.

About Davis College
Davis College was founded in April 1900 by evangelist Reverend John Adelbert Davis. Davis College is located at the former location of the White City Amusement Park. Specialized ministry programs include Pastoral Studies, Youth Ministries, Teaching English as a Second Language, Christian Ministries, Intercultural Studies, Music and Worship, and Organizational Leadership. The College also offers a “4 Plus 1” Elementary Education articulation agreement allowing graduates from the Christian Ministries program to pursue a MsEd in Childhood Education at a Christian university.

For more information, please visit https://www.davisny.edu/

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