April 2014 College Planning & Management

April 2014

On the Cover

Basements & Lower Levels

What Lies Beneath

By Scott Berman

Basements and underground real estate are evolving from mechanical rooms and storage zones to fully functional, vibrant campus spaces.


fire prevention and safety

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

First, Get Their Attention

By Mike Halligan

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

successful transportation program

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Transportation Tales

By Ellen Kollie

Here are success stories and insights as to what makes for a successful transportation program.

Adaptive technologies

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Access for All

By Sherrie Negrea

Adaptive technologies help students with disabilities fully engage in campus life.

Lighting the Way

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Lighting the Way

By Mark Rowh

It's hard to overstate the importance of effective campus lighting. At institutions of all types and sizes, lighting is a key consideration.


Editor's Note (The View From Here)

How Much?

By Deborah P. Moore

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Enhancing Network Security

By David W. Dodd

A look at intrusion detection and protection systems.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Fear Itself

By Michael S. Dorn

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

Facilities (Managing Assets)

My FM-Related Frustrations

By Pieter van der Have

Observations on the little things that impact day-to-day performance.

Recruit & Retain (Syracuse University)

Sending First-Years Away

By Laura Snyder

Want sophomores to stay? Send them away as freshmen.

Paul Smith

Trends in Green (Sustainable Innovations on Campus)

Walking the Talk

By Molly A. Jacobson, Andrea Kidder

A Paul Smith's College professor takes sustainability beyond the classroom.


University of Scranton

Facility Focus (Science, Research, Stem)

University of Scranton

Loyola Science Center

Fayetteville State University

Facility Focus (Science, Research, Stem)

Fayetteville State University

Science and Technology Building

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