LSU Announced as Finalist to Win $200,000 “Together for Safer Schools” Security Grant from STANLEY Security

01/13/2015 08:27 AM

BATON ROUGE – LSU has been announced as a finalist in STANLEY Security’s “Together for Safer Schools” grant program. LSU could win up to $200,000 in STANLEY Security installed products and services to help secure students and facilities within the campus environment.

In its second year, the STANLEY Security “Together for Safer Schools” grant program provides the opportunity to enhance safety and security in the nation’s higher education institutions by awarding winning schools a share of a substantial grant of STANLEY Security installed products and services.

Starting Jan. 19 and running through Feb. 13, students, faculty, administrators, parents, alumni and members of the campus community are encouraged to vote for LSU daily via the voting website,, SMS text messaging or Twitter. The top two colleges or universities with the most votes in each of three size categories will be selected as grant winners.

The college or university with the most votes will win one (1) Grand Prize of $200,000 in STANLEY Security products and services. One (1) runner-up will win a prize of $75,000 in STANLEY Security installed products and services. Winners will be notified in March.

Offerings provided to grant winners include consultative security services, access to STANLEY Security’s premier Software Solutions Group and seminars for school officials on security threat assessment and advanced Clery Act training offered by STANLEY Security partner and campus security experts, D. Stafford & Associates. Turn-key installations available to winners can be any STANLEY Security product or solution, including access control solutions, video surveillance systems, fire systems, intrusion systems, mechanical and electro-mechanical door hardware, mass notification systems and other security technologies. In addition, every school that is nominated receives a free security assessment from STANLEY Security to help improve campus safety and security.

For more information on the STANLEY Security “Together for Safer Schools” grant program and to vote for LSU, please visit

Ernie  Ballard 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015