Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - September October 2021

September / October 2021

  • ENHANCING THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE
  • TRANSFORMING K-12 AND HIGHER
  • KEEPING SCHOOLS SAFE
  • ADAPTING SECURITY TECHNOLOGY
  • A REOPENING STRATEGY


Cover Story

Enhancing the Student Experience

Enhancing the Student Experience

By Daniel Gundlach

Embracing the benefits of touch-less access using smartphones, Vanderbilt University has expanded its investment into campus safety and security by leveraging HID Mobile Access® to deploy campus IDs on iPhone and Apple Watch through Apple Wallet.


Features

The Year of Recalibration

By Matt Jones

On one hand, it seems impossible to talk about themes of campus safety or campus security without mentioning the elephant in the room that is COVID-19. On the other hand, after a year and a half, it seems as though there’s only so much left to say on the topic.


Transforming K-12 and Higher Ed

Transforming K-12 and Higher Ed

By Ken Francis

A school needs more than great academics and smart students to be an intelligent campus. To support education and intellectual growth, campuses need to be safe, cyber-secure, and very smart.


What Schools Need to Know

What Schools Need to Know

By Danielle Myers

As schools resume across the country this fall, safety and security is top of mind for parents, faculty and administrators alike.


Control the Panic

By David Rogers

Successful emergency response, and the safety of everyone inside of school buildings, relies on more than just a system that only sends alerts. Below are four key actions a school panic button should empower its users to take.


Crystal Clear Security

Crystal Clear Security

By Bruce Czerwinski

Identification cards, video surveillance, keypads, software, databases, and even the doors themselves. They are all part of a security strategy to keep employees safe in a facility.


The Next Level

The Next Level

By Marc-Andre Bergeron

Ensuring community safety has always been a top priority at UCalgary. The security team works around the clock to secure its many campuses and keep everyone safe.


A Contentious Debate Rages

A Contentious Debate Rages

By Lt. Anthony Frisbee

Safety for some is not “inclusive safety” for all. A contentious debate rages on college campuses today to defund and abolish campus police.


Crisis Management Technology

Crisis Management Technology

By Robert Watson

In recent years, the United States has witnessed a surge of active shooter incidents, which have put emergency preparedness into the spotlight for “when,” not “if ” the next tragedy occurs.


Providing Safer School Communities

Providing Safer School Communities

By Heather Bender

Many of us have experienced it. The dark greenish-gray sky and the strange stillness that happens just as ominous storm clouds gather.


50 Customers in One

50 Customers in One

By Brandy Edgecombe

Finding the right security solution for, let’s say, multi-tenant housing, requires significant consideration. There is a variety of factors to think through, such as which doors need to be secured?


9 Ways to Reduce Contaminants

9 Ways to Reduce Contaminants

By Kelly Kleinfelder

To protect students and employees from the SARS CoV- 2 virus that causes COVID-19, air quality should be a top concern for school and college administrators.


Adapting Security Technology

Adapting Security Technology

By Paul Baratta, Bruce Canal

Necessity is the mother of invention, especially when it comes to battling COVID-19. We have tried common-sense practices like frequent hand washing, masking, and social distancing. Yet the scourge is still among us


A Reopening Strategy

A Reopening Strategy

By Dr. Robert Darzynkiewicz

As schools begin to welcome students back in full force, there is increased attention on learners’ physical and mental wellbeing.


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