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SUNY Schenectady
Dean of Student Affairs
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

New Survey Shows Top 5 Reasons for Switching Emergency Notification Systems

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 in Regroup News

Leading Emergency & Mass Notification provider, Regroup, has released the results of a recent client survey that sheds light on the varied reasons why many organizations decide to make a change in emergency notification systems. Regroup surveyed administrators from K-12 schools, higher education institutions, state/local governments and businesses, who then responded to a series of multiple choice questions which included, “Why did your organization decide to switch emergency notification providers?” 1. Lacked Key Features Two-thirds...

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Tech Makes Seismic Difference in Earthquake Preparedness

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in Regroup News

California’s Seismic Safety Commission recently held two hearings to gather input from community leaders regarding earthquake preparedness and response. The first, on October 8th in Napa County, discussed the lessons learned from the August 24, 2014 6.0 magnitude South Napa earthquake. The second hearing was held the following day in San Francisco to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Preita earthquake that devastated the Bay Area in 1989. The impact of technology on communication in the wake of earthquakes was a major focus of the...

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Do Bullies Turn Students into School Shooters?

Posted on Oct 24, 2014 in Campus Safety Insights

Do students become killers as a consequence of being bullied? While being the victim of a bully has not been found to be the sole reason students turn into cold blooded killers, it has been a factor in most school shootings. According to a study by the US Department of Education and the Secret Service “71% of school shooters were bullied.” Bullying turns up in many of the stories written about school shootings. The Denver Post reported in 2000, the year after 13 students died at Columbine, that “Many of the 11 witnesses who testified...

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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 its existing mass notification tool with UBC ALERT, an emergency notification system powered by Regroup, to enhance and...

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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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