MCC investigates 'threatening' social media post

Public Safety determined post was not a threat to the college

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Monroe Community College investigated a social media post containing threatening language Wednesday morning. 

Following an investigation, the college's public safety department determined the post was not a threat to the college. 

MCC released the following statement: 

This morning, a social media post that contained threatening language was brought to Monroe Community College’s attention. The College responded immediately with an investigation and a timely warning message to employees and students. After speaking with the author of the social media post, MCC’s Public Safety Department determined that the post was not a threat to the college. However, the College is reviewing the matter as a possible violation of our Student Code of Conduct.

This is a reminder of the power of social media and its ability to do harm: words matter. We urge our college community to use social media responsibly.

We continue to encourage members of the college community to bring any safety concerns to the College's attention immediately. MCC Public Safety can be reached at 292-2911.


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