On Feb. 14, 2008, Steve Kazmierczak shot and injured more than a dozen people on the Northern Illinois University campus. The end result was five dead and a dozen more injured. Police have yet to establish ...
July 31, 2008
Davidson College, the nationally-respected liberal arts school located near Charlotte, N.C., is a case-in-point of how IP-based alarm signal communications is hastening the evolution of traditional security and fire/life-safety systems. Strapped with excessive recurring cost to operate its legacy solution, the college turned to ...
By Rodney Bosch · June 30, 2008
The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) has been joined by the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) in its ongoing efforts to educate government officials, agencies and the public about fire/life-safety issues.
May 12, 2008
Honeywell’s Instant Alert® Plus notification service has been selected by Butler University in Indianapolis to quickly provide details and direction to students, faculty and staff during emergencies. The service allows administrators to broadcast ...
April 23, 2008
With its one-year anniversary this month, the massacre of 32 people at Virginia Tech by a deranged student endures as the event most responsible for the dramatic shift of the higher education community’s safety and security mentality. Calls for enhancing security on campuses across the nation resonated further when a gunman took the lives of ...
March 31, 2008
The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) is hailing the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a bill that promotes the professional installation of fire prevention technologies in university buildings.
February 12, 2008
The advocacy group Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) is urging college students to install carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in their dormitories and off-campus housing.
August 21, 2007
The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) is urging its members and other individuals and organizations throughout the country to support a new bill that promotes the professional installation of fire prevention technologies in university buildings.
May 31, 2007
On April 16, English major Seung-Hui Cho went on a killing rampage, claiming 32 Virginia Tech student and faculty lives and propelling campus security to the forefront of national attention ...
May 31, 2007
Although the massacre that left 33 dead on the Virginia Tech campus took place two months ago, the repercussions will be felt for years to come ...
By Scott Goldfine · May 31, 2007