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A Look at Wireless Emergency Alerts

A public service announcement about wireless emergency alerts explains how emergency messages are sent by local authorized government authorities through wireless carriers' networks. The alerts include…

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Gai-Tronics offers a demo of its new emergency call boxes. By Robin Hattersley Gray · April 22, 2014

No matter what type of mass notification systems your campus uses, one critical step must not be forgotten: The creation and delivery of the actual content of the emergency notification. The following experts provide some sage advice on making your messages count. By Robin Hattersley Gray ·

Four colleges in Alabama, Florida and Georgia leveraged their rivalries to attract more followers to their emergency management and mass notification social media pages. By Andrew Altizer, Dave Bujak, Steve Harris, Jennifer Mattingly and Susan McCallister · April 18, 2014

Planning, stakeholder participation and following NFPA 72 help to ensure your emergency alert systems will work when you need them. By Robin Hattersley Gray · April 17, 2014

Planning, policies, coordination with other stakeholders and education will help to ensure everyone on campus is appropriately alerted during a crisis. By Robin Hattersley Gray ·

Virginia Tech has agreed to pay fines totaling $32,500 that were levied against it by the U.S. Department of Education. The fines stemmed from the 2007 mass shooting at the school where 33 people died and many more were wounded. By Robin Hattersley Gray · April 16, 2014

Knowing when and how to apply these two different requirements will help you to comply with the Clery Act.

Twelve politicians proposed last week that American colleges should be ranked by safety and security. Instead, they should encourage students and their parents to ask the following 20 questions when selecting a campus. By Robin Hattersley Gray · April 15, 2014

Experts suggest mass notification emergency communication (MNEC) questions students should ask their administration. By D. Craig MacCormack · April 14, 2014

Have you been alerted about these mass notification and emergency communications (MNEC) products? By Jessica Camerato · April 10, 2014