Major Grant to be Announced at News Conference


WHAT: News conference to announce a major grant awarded to Southeast Missouri State University in partnership with the City of Cape Girardeau. WHO:

• Kenneth W. Dobbins, president of Southeast Missouri State University

 • Jay Knudtson, Mayor of Cape Girardeau

 • Dr. Linda Keena, director of the VICTORY grant

 • Carl Kinnison, Cape Girardeau Chief of Police

WHEN: 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25WHERE: John and Betty Glenn Convocation Center, River Campus DETAILS: The grant will provide education to students, faculty and staff members on domestic and relationship violence, sexual assault and stalking. The University is partnering with the Cape Girardeau Police Department, the Safe House for Women and the Southeast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence (SEMO-NASV) on the grant to particularly address these issues as they impact the south side of Cape Girardeau.