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Unique Challenges for Higher Ed Makes Critical Incident Planning Essential

2019 06 7 / by David Layman posted in Emergency Management, education, Preparedness, Incident management, Incident Management Software, Health and Safety, Higher Education Institutions

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Cramming for exams should be about as stressful as the life of a college student gets. But as nerve-racking as school work can be, it’s an expected part of the college experience.

But more than ever, Higher Education Institutions have to be prepared for the unexpected. They have to be ready to respond swiftly and decisively to protect the lives of students, faculty, and staff when a disaster strikes.

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The Top 5 Reasons You Should Attend Exchange19

2019 04 25 / by David Layman posted in WebEOC, Public Health, education, Preparedness, Incident management, Exchange19, Crisis Communication, Health and Safety, Events

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Exchange19 is just two weeks away! Have you registered? Time is running out!

Stop what you’re doing now and Register Here!

 

Still not sure if you should come? Exchange19 is the event of the year for Emergency Management and Planning Professionals to learn effective methodologies and innovative solutions from some of the industry’s top practitioners and to share experiences with others in your field. That’s why we call it Exchange19!

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Game Day Safety: More than Just Two Points during a College Football Game

2018 08 6 / by Cassandra Nordyke posted in education

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In football, a safety is worth two points. For those attending a college football game, safety is worth everything.

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How Your University Can Prepare for an Active Shooter and Other Emergency Situations (SYS - EDU - Checklist - 2017)

2018 05 1 / by Sam Klietz posted in education

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Once unthinkable, the act of a gunman entering a university or institute of higher education (IHE) campus with the sole intent of doing harm to faculty, staff, students and visitors has become an all too common occurrence.  With this as the reality, if the call comes in that shots have been fired, is your campus adequately prepared to address the situation? Active shooter scenarios are dynamic and evolve quickly. Therefore, proper emergency management preparation and the availability of information on your campus can prove significant in promoting situational awareness and saving lives.

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How to Improve the Safety of Your College Campus

2018 05 1 / by Juvare Staff posted in education

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According to a poll conducted by Noodle Education, three out of every four parents ranked “a safe environment” as their number one concern. This answer speaks volumes since it was ranked above “acquisition of real-world marketable skills,” “a first-rate academic experience,” and “affordability”.
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Is Your College Prepared? Three Reasons Why Your Institution Should Use a Web-Based System to Respond to Emergencies

2018 05 1 / by Juvare Staff posted in Emergency Management, education

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A mid-size university in Tennessee has the right idea when it comes to keeping its students safe. And other colleges and universities can learn a lesson from it.

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Clery Act: How to Submit Your Institution's Annual Security Report With Ease

2018 04 30 / by Juvare Staff posted in education

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In 1986, Jeanne Clery, a 19-year-old student attending Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, was raped and murdered in her dorm room. Her attack was one of several violent crimes that had recently occurred at the university. Jeanne’s parents sued the university and eventually took their fight to Capitol Hill, claiming that their daughter would not have attended the university had its crime record been disclosed.

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