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SUNY Schenectady
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Martha Asselin

"Regroup is a great tool for communicating in the event of a campus crisis. It ensures business continuity should we need to close due to an emergency. I am very impressed!"

University of Alabama
Associate Registrar
Denny Savage

Hinds Community College
CIO
Russell Wood

Southeast Community College
Assistant Campus Director
Paula Young

York Technical College
Director of Info. Services
Ron Scott

Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog

The University of British Columbia Selects Regroup as its Emergency Notification Provider

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 in Regroup News

The University of British Columbia (UBC) was established in 1908 and is one of Canada’s leading research universities, consistently ranked among the top 40 globally and now places among the top 20 public universities in the world. UBC attracts students from across Canada and 140 countries around the world to two major campuses, Vancouver and Okanagan. Furthering their long-standing commitment to campus safety, UBC replaced it’s existing mass notification tool with UBC ALERT, an emergency notification system powered by Regroup, to enhance...

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Report Shows Arapahoe High School Shooter Was on 10 Year Project to Exact Revenge

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Campus Safety Insights, Emergency Management

On October 10th, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office released the investigative summary relating to the December 2013 shooting at Arapahoe High School that claimed the life of 17 year old Claire Davis. The findings in the 37 page report were supported in part by approximately 4,000 documents, over 200 interviews and the collection and analysis of over 200 items of evidence. A disturbing takeaway from the report is the documented history of inappropriate and alarming behavior the 18 year old shooter, Karl Pierson, exhibited long before the...

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Ebola, EV-D68 or the Flu: 10 Ways You Can Utilize an Emergency Notification System During an Outbreak

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Emergency Management, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog

This year we’ve seen the deadly Ebola virus arrive in America, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) rapidly spread across 43 states and the District of Columbia, and the highest number of cases of Measles since elimination was documented in the U.S. in 2000. While the odds are very slim that we would experience a widespread outbreak of Ebola, the case in Dallas should, however, serve as a wakeup call that emergency response plans need to include protocols for responding to all types of outbreaks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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Preventing School Violence: 10 Methods Any School Can Afford

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 in Campus Safety Insights

A former police officer and domestic violence investigator, Steve Albrecht, D.B.A, has outlined 10 practical low cost ways for schools to stem school violence. Having a full time police officer on site, screening every visitor, issuing key cards to each student and installing expensive camera and panic alarm systems are ideal but few school districts can afford to implement them. The author outlines the steps that any K-12 school can take to better utilize existing security systems, school staff, and local police to help prevent these rare but...

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Bullying Doubles the Likelihood That a Student Will Bring a Weapon to School [infographic]

Posted on Oct 8, 2014 in Campus Safety Insights

Three quarters of a million US students arrive at school toting a weapon over the course of each month. Nearly a third of them, 200,000, arm themselves as the result of some form of bullying.  This was discovered by the Centers for Disease Control´s 2011 Youth Risk Surveillance System Survey. The numbers make it clear that as the severity of the bullying increases so does the likelihood that a student will arm him or herself when going to school. It is important to note that the Youth Risk Surveillance System Survey study “shows that...

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