These days there’s a lot of attention on delivering content and services to the second, third, and now fourth screens - laptops, cell phones and tablets. One of these services is mass notification, or Emergency Alert System (EAS) messaging. While reaching all of these new screens provides extensive coverage, skipping the original first screen, the television, leaves a gaping hole in the plan.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 4:00pm
Here’s a website with several Department of Education resources to help higher ed institutions prepare for natural disasters, guns on campus, and other emergencies.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 3:45pm
The Kansas Board of Regents is expected to adopt a temporary resolution to keep in place the current no-weapons policy at the state universities, including Kansas University.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 9:42am
Since “Kirkwood Secret Admirer” was founded on March 28, over 1,600 Facebook members have liked the page and nearly 400 secret messages have been posted. However, despite being devoted to secret crushes, many of the messages posted on the Kirkwood page have been overtly sexual, inappropriate, spiteful or unabashedly mean.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 4:06pm
An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus located inside a western Virginia mall on Friday, April 12, walked in, then opened fire -- wounding two women -- before being subdued by an off-duty security guard and two police officers, authorities said.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 2:10pm
Jackson Community College isn’t required to do drills designed to protect its students and employees from campus threats, but that’s not stopping college officials from doing them. That includes instituting a critical incident team that incorporates everyone from safety personnel to college employees to JCC President Dan Phelan, Allen said. The team will cover policies and procedures for everything from active shooters on campus to bomb threats to chemical spills in labs and power outages, she said.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 9:56am
Muskegon Community College officials praised the response from the school's wrestlers, who police say were secretly videotaped while showering.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 02/15/2013 - 10:40am
New research on bullying at work on campus was conducted by Leah P. Hollis, president and lead consultant at diversity training and consulting group Patricia Berkly LLC with help from Clara Wajngurt, a professor of mathematics and computer science at Queensborough Community College, City University of New York.