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Addressing Gun Violence on Campus: A new white paper from ACHA
Gun violence can
seriously impact students’ mental health, well-being, and sense of safety, yet there is a lack of consensus on gun violence prevention. ACHA's new white paper explores the data—past and present—on gun violence, promising practices, strategies for higher education institutions to consider and implement now, and potential directions to enhance understanding and advocacy.
Pulse Survey Highlights: Insights into Fall 2023 Campus Plans for
As campuses reopen for Fall 2023, they must navigate the challenge of sustaining effective systems, processes, and practices that combat the impacts of COVID-19 and other illnesses on their campus. CoVAC recently conducted a pulse survey this summer to gather information regarding campus strategies for managing COVID-19 in the forthcoming fall semester. Read the key findings and more comprehensive insights in the full survey report. As a result of the work of the task force, this paper explores the data—past and present—on gun violence, promising practices, strategies for higher education institutions to consider and implement now, and potential directions to enhance understanding and advocacy.
Updated COVID-19 Guidelines for Fall 2023
ACHA's COVID-19 Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education, Fall 2023 guidelines incorporates new information on the latest vaccines and recommendations to ensure the safety and well-being of students, faculty, and staff.
New Guidelines on Providing Reproductive Health Care on Campus
These new ACHA guidelines address the significant impact of recent legal decisions, including the 2022 Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, on the U.S. health care system, particularly on college campuses. This resource is essential for all campus stakeholders working on students' access to reproductive health care and who are navigating an uncertain future while working towards providing the best health care for their campus communities.
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