Michigan State University announced that it will use around $300,000 in donations to create a memorial. This was after three students were killed and five others were wounded during a mass shooting last February.On June 9, Michigan State University announced that it will be using around $300,000 to create a memorial to honor the students who became victims of the mass shooting. The permanent memorial will be created as the university planned on what to do with the $2 million donated to the Spartan Strong Fund.
An article in Fox News states that on February 13, the gunman, Anthony McRae, opened fire inside the two buildings on the campus. Following the mass shooting, three students were killed and five others were wounded. When confronted by the authorities about 4 miles away from the crime scene, McRae allegedly killed himself.
Mass Shooting Memorial
According to Lohman, the donations will also help 50 individuals who were in the classrooms at Berkey Hall or the food court kitchen at the MSU Union during the mass shooting despite not being physically hurt. The University added that another $200,000 will finance the healing and resiliency programs for the students, staff, and first responders.