September / October 2021
- ENHANCING THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE
- TRANSFORMING K-12 AND HIGHER
- KEEPING SCHOOLS SAFE
- ADAPTING SECURITY TECHNOLOGY
- A REOPENING STRATEGY
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.
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.
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.
As schools resume across the country this fall, safety and security is top of mind for parents, faculty and administrators alike.
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.
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.
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.
Safety for some is not “inclusive safety” for all. A contentious debate rages on college campuses today to defund and abolish campus police.
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.
Many of us have experienced it. The dark greenish-gray sky and the strange stillness that happens just as ominous storm clouds gather.
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?
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.
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
As schools begin to welcome students back in full force, there is increased attention on learners’ physical and mental wellbeing.