Risk Management


Districts Increase Security in Response to TikTok Challenge

School districts around the country are ramping up security in response to a TikTok challenge that that has reportedly gone viral. The challenge encourages users to make “hoax threats” about a school shooting to occur on Friday, Dec. 17.

Three High-School Staff Members Exposed to Carfentanil

According to local news, three staff members at a Tennessee high school were exposed to the synthetic opioid carfentanil on Tuesday.

Normalcy is Still Just a Stone’s Throw Away

It is hard to believe another year is almost behind us. This year, K–12 and higher education institutions took the first steps back toward normalcy as they resumed in-person learning.

How Higher Education Institutions Are Leveraging Smart and Collaborative Technology to Create Diverse Learning Environments

With more online classrooms than ever before, it has become increasingly important that students and educators are given the technological resources needed to form meaningful relationships and maintain consistent learning experiences, no matter the circumstance.

GSU Launches Trustworthy AI Systems Graduate Certificate Program

Georgia State University in Atlanta, Ga., recently launched a graduate certificate program in Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems.

Liberal Arts College Partners with SecureAuth for Data Security

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS), a liberal arts and sciences institution in Geneva, N.Y., announced this week that it is continuing its partnership with identity security solutions provider SecureAuth to secure its data regarding students, employees and research.

Survey: 82% of College Students Concerned with Personal Safety

ADT and Clery Center recently conducted a survey to gauge the comfort level of college students as they return to campus. About 82% of respondents reported feeling concerned about their personal safety on campus.

Evolv Technology Forms Organization for Weapons Screening System Donations

Weapons detection security screening solutions provider Evolv Technology has announced the creation of Give Evolv LLC (GiveEvolv), which promotes the company’s mission of making people and public venues safer, according to a press release.



Two Teens Arrested in Connection with WFISD Bomb Threats

The Wichita Falls Independent School District in Wichita Falls, Texas, released a statement on Thursday, Aug. 19, saying that a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old have been arrested in connection with a total of eight bomb threats made to district schools within the last week.

N.M. School Board Suspended for Resisting Mask Guidelines

The New Mexico Public Education Department has suspended an entire five-person school board after its members voted to ignore statewide mask guidelines.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - May / June 2022

    May / June 2022

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    • Traffic Management
    • Secure Campus Awards
    • The Next Evolution of Campus Security
    • Enhance Environmental Hygiene for K-12 Schools

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