higher education

Workplace Safety is a Growing Concern in the Gig Economy

Workplace safety is always a concern for companies, as it is their responsibility to keep employees safe from harm. There has been a...

Why Universities Choose or Don't Choose to Use Data Tracking and Facial Recognition

Mary Kate McGrath
November 18, 2019

Higher education institutions across the United States are constantly on the hunt for new ways to improve campus safety and security....

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Why Colleges and Universities Should Hire Veterans For Campus Safety Officers

Mary Kate McGrath
November 11, 2019

For campus safety managers, hiring a team of safety officers and security personnel who are able to handle a range of emergency...

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Concerns Raised After College Lockdown Revealed Some Doors Don't Lock

Tara Gibson
November 04, 2019

Earlier this month, one university police department was informed of a credible school safety threat. An email threatening that...

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What Others Ask When Evaluating Their Next University Texting Platform?

Mary Kate McGrath
October 28, 2019

Generation Z students, defined as any individual enrolled in college or university born after 1997, are the most technology-savvy...

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PA Bill: A Template For Addressing Sexual Assault on Campus

Mary Kate McGrath
October 21, 2019

In 2019, Pennsylvania passed a law requiring stronger sexual assault reporting on campus, giving colleges and universities one year to...

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Dealing With A Major Crisis On Campus

Mary Kate McGrath
October 14, 2019

On April 15, 2013, multiple bombings near the finish line at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured over 263 others, as...

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Earthquakes: How to Prepare and Protect a Campus Community

Kathleen Ohlson
September 30, 2019

Just seconds. The equivalent of filling up a glass of water. Ordering food on an app. Taking a sip of coffee.

This is the amount of...

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Top Campus Safety Statistics You Should Know

Mary Kate McGrath
September 23, 2019

For campus safety managers the current era represents unprecedented risks ranging from severe weather emergencies to active...

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Message Received: How To Deal With Communication Dead Zones on Campus

Mary Kate McGrath
September 16, 2019

Across the United States, safety managers are prioritizing universal access to phone service and high-speed internet. Most...

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Student Patrol Programs Helping Campus Safety

Mary Kate McGrath
September 09, 2019

Every year, campus safety managers will create a comprehensive plan to keep students, faculty, and staff safe. These preparations must...

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Higher-Education Institutions Conducting Campus Safety Research

Mary Kate McGrath
August 26, 2019

In May, Johns Hopkins University School of Education announced it would establish a center to study school safety and student health,...

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How To Understand Gen Z Communication Patterns

Mary Kate McGrath
August 12, 2019

Who is Generation Z and how do you understand their communication patterns? In 2018, the Pew Research Center defined where Millennials...

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