Tech ranked safest campus

HOUGHTON — College Magazine has ranked Michigan Technological University the safest college campus in the nation in a ranking released this week.

The magazine cited safety programs, including Resident Officer Program, R.A.D. (Rape Awareness Defense), National Night Out, Fire Safety Day, Safe Walk, Operation I.D., Bicycle Registration, Alcohol/Drug Awareness presentations, Lunch With The Law Program, Personalized Safety presentations, Residential Life monthly meetings, Staying Safe at Tech presentation, RA Training program and the Sexual Assault and Violence Education (SAVE), Dial Help, Safe Walk, It’s On Us, Love is Respect, Know Your Title IX and Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCEDS).

“Earning the distinction as the #1 Safest Campus is truly gratifying,” said Chief of Police Brian Cadwell. “It is a testament to the sense of commUNITY shared by all campus constituents. It is truly the result of a strong partnership between Michigan Tech and the broader community, which we will continue to cultivate going forward.”