September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month

To celebrate Campus Safety Awareness Month, please join us for some exciting workshops and events to share knowledge and resources to build a strong, aware, and safe campus.  

Campus Safety Awareness Kick-off – visit the College Nurses and the Public Safety Officers, set-up at a table in the Forum – treats will be available!
Thursday, September 1st, 12:00pm to 2:00pm & Friday, September 2nd, 9am to 11:00 am

Be Red Cross Ready – Being prepared for emergencies such as fire, power outages, or severe weather events are crucial at home, work, in your vehicle and in your community. Emergencies can strike quickly and without warning. It can force you to evacuate your home, neighborhood, or workplace or can confine you. What would you do if basic services – water, gas, electricity of telephones – were cut off? The best way to make you and family safer is to be prepared before disaster strikes. The American Red Cross’s Be Red Cross Ready presentation teaches you how to be prepared!
Thursday, September 8th, 12:30pm

Brett Sokolow
Tuesday, September 13th:
12:30pm-2:00pm Drunk Sex or Date Rape Student Presentation
2:00pm-3:00pm Conversation about Consent:

Workplace Violence Prevention
Thursday, September 15th, 12:30pm – T119A&B
Friday, September 16th, 9:00am – C311 

Text Simulator – Experience first-hand the devastating effects of driving and texting.  The national “Save A Life Tour” developed this program to provide state-of-the-art interactive driving simulation that truly shows how texting impairs driving skills.
Monday, September 19th, 9:00am to 3:00pm

Internet Predators, “Keep You & Your Family Safe” – Detective Todd Crossett of the Batavia Police Department and Barry Garigen.
Tuesday, September 20th, 12:30pm

How To Respond – No one wants to think about violence on campus. We have all probably heard stories though, of shootings from across the United States. An active shooter is one situation where your behavior and the actions you take can have a tremendous impact on whether you survive or not. The purpose of this program is to help students and staff recognize the warning signs and understand how to respond if a violent situation occurs. Studies have revealed that immediate action taken by individuals is the most effective way to prevent and stop the violence.
Thursday, September 22nd, 12:30pm

Fire Extinguisher Training – Learn what you should do if you discover a fire, when you can use a fire extinguisher, and how to use a fire extinguisher. This class includes hands-on training! Please not that there is the potential that the participant may get dry chemical (white powder) on their clothing, so please dress appropriately. This class is limited to 20 participants.
Tuesday, September 27th, 12:30pm

Please contact Valerie Hale for more information or to sign-up for a workshop at 

October workshops: 

Campus Violence: Ten Common Mistakes in Assessment and Prevention
Thursday, October 6th, 1:00-2:30pm  

Civility on Campus:  Promoting Respect & Tolerance Across Campus
Wednesday, October 19th, 2:00-3:30pm 


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