Both recipients of the 2007 Campus Safety Director of the Year Awards knew it was time to give their departments a fresh start. From changing their agencies’ images to implementing new technology – and everything in between – Bonnie Michelman of Massachusetts General Hospital and David Rivero of the University of Miami had what it takes to put their agencies back on track.
With 2008 being a presidential election year, our nation’s main political parties will soon be hosting their conventions. What often goes unnoticed, however, is how these events can affect adjacent campuses. Here’s how Massachusetts General Hospital successfully planned for the 2004 Democratic National Convention and protected its patients, staff, visitors and premises.
Athletic events, commencement exercises and homecoming celebrations are major events at educational institutions that require a cost-effective, systematic approach to mitigating undesirable incidents. The best approach is to develop a security plan based upon a comprehensive risk assessment.
Planning and community relations are just some of the ways USC’s Chief Carey Drayton keeps campus activities rewarding and positive experiences for all involved.