Archive for October 2016

The William J. Semon Family Resource Fund

When the doctor says, “You have cancer.” A word we hope we never hear for ourselves or our loved ones.  Unfortunately, it is a word heard by countless people each day. Imagine for a moment you are Julie.  She is a young mother living in northern Iowa and has just found out she has ovarian…

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Des Moines Area Higher Ed Consortium Receives $510K Grant from U.S. Department of Justice on Violence Against Women

Mercy College of Health Sciences, Drake University, Grand View University and Simpson College will collectively receive a $510,000 grant for a consortium project entitled  “Central Iowa Colleges’ Coordinated Response” submitted to OVW’s “Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program.” As a recipient of this competitive award, the four…

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