Safety

Ann McClure's picture

Echoes Of 2007 Color Reactions To Va Tech Shooting

Four and a half years ago, the sound of horns and alarms did not have the same effect on Jerzy Nowak.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Va. Tech Praised For Quickly Sending Campus Alerts

Virginia Tech issued six safety alerts to the campus community in the wake of Thursday's shootings, the first minutes after the incident began, officials said.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

In Wake Of Penn State Scandal, Iowa University Presidents To Review Child Abuse Reporting Rules

Presidents of Iowa’s three public universities will review policies governing the reporting of child abuse, the Iowa state Board of Regents said Thursday.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Survey: Oakland Community College, University Of Michigan-Dearborn, Oakland University Among State's Safest Schools

StateUniversity.com, an online clearinghouse with several various rankings of the country's 2-year and 4-year colleges, says that several Michigan colleges are top-ranked when it comes to campus safety.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Armed Robberies Near Tulane And Loyola Prompt Changes In Security Efforts

After a recent spike in armed robberies near Tulane University, campus police are doubling the amount of off-campus patrols in the surrounding neighborhoods and changing the way students request a shuttle bus. Students were victims in four of the area's seven robberies since Thanksgiving.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Campus Police Officer, 2nd Person Killed At Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech officials said a police officer and another person were shot and killed on the school's campus today, prompting a university lockdown that has now ended.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Panel: Local, Campus Police Should Aid Each Other

The Virginia State Crime Commission on Tuesday endorsed a plan to have college and local police departments assist each other with campus death and rape investigations if necessary, but it stopped short of mandating that authorities share information.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Criticized Old Dominion U Dorm Receives Stamp Of Approval

The alarm system is fixed, exterior doors have been repaired and additional security guards have been hired at The District at ODU, a popular private dormitory that city officials cracked down on earlier this year after an inspection found myriad security and safety problems.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

Florida A&M U Expels 4 Over Band Hazing Death

Four FAMU band members have been dismissed from school in connection with the death of Robert Champion, a 26-year-old drum major.

Read more »

Ann McClure's picture

University of Calif. System Looks At Campus Police Tactics In Wake Of Student Protests

Brienna Holmes' introduction to the legal system came as she stood outside the administration building on the UC Davis campus during a day of protests against tuition hikes.

Read more »

Pages