Safety and Security


Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

The Window of Life

Reacting correctly in an emergency benefits all involved.

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Put It in Writing

Be prepared for parents' questions when freshmen move onto campus.

Safe Campus Environment

The Safer Campus

Improving the Safety of Your Campus Environment

Safe campus environments are highly desired but not always delivered. Here's how to make some improvements.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Are We Safe Yet?

public safety officers

The Safer Campus

Wearing Many Hats

The role of public safety officers on campus continues to evolve.

Behavior Detection and Assessment

The Safer Campus

Security By Looking Around

A security methodology that enables security officers to recognize potentially violent individuals — before a tragedy occurs.

smart card ID badges

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Dressing Up in Your ID Badge

Tennessee State University tightens security with new student ID badges in response to security incidents over the past year.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Video Surveillance Systems

Highly capable systems are integrating with other robust security technologies.



Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

The Power of Mental Simulation

An easy technique for improving emergency preparedness.

Video Screens on Campus

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Big Screen on Campus

The digital delivery of information across campus is facilitated by the proliferation of innovative video screens.

Know Your Data

Don't just collect fire-prevention data; use it.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

The Internet of Things

We are all increasingly members of this new, interconnected "community." This means that our institutions and our constituents are also members. The Internet of Things (abbreviated "IoT") is everything and everyone that is connected by a common technological fabric.

buildings for extreme weather

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Standing Strong

Architects and engineers are incorporating innovative methods and systems into designing buildings to withstand extreme weather.

fire prevention and safety

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

First, Get Their Attention

Tips on keeping the actions and message of fire prevention and safety in the forefront of campus communications.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Fear Itself

Fear can reduce the ability of students and campus employees to save lives.

Has interest in sustainability initiatives—from alternative energy and water conservation to “green” landscaping, recycling, fossil-fuel divestment, local sourcing, and more—waned on your campus?


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