From October 23-27, a veteran Campus Safety officer attended a week-long Crisis Intervention Team Training. Training topics included understanding mental health and mental illness, symptom identification, patient care and sensitivity, de-escalation techniques, suicide prevention and intervention, hospital protocols / procedures, and other topics related to dealing with someone in a state of crisis.
On March 9, Campus Safety attended active shooter training at Morrisville State College. The event was attended by emergency responders from all over Madison County and included scenario-based classroom training as well as a live exercises.
On March 15, Campus Safety staff attended an active shooter training / coordination event hosted by Hamilton Central School (HCS) and led by the New York State Police. The event was designed to inform educators and emergency responders on active shooter response procedures and best practices.
On February 14, Campus Safety served coffee and hot chocolate on the academic quad to warm up chilly students walking to and from classes. Join us for our next “coffee on the quad” community outreach event currently scheduled for April 2.
On January 24, Campus Safety held an Open House and gave tours to students, staff, and faculty (and even Raider) throughout the building’s recently renovated spaces. Pictured here are Raider and AVP Dan Gough showing their Colgate spirit at the Open House!
On January 16, Campus Safety staff participated in a two hour webinar on “Recognizing and Responding to Campus Stalking” held by the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, New York State Troopers, and National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV).
On January 8th and 9th, the Campus Safety department attended Racial Diversity and Effective Communications Training. The course was conducted by WSM Trainers and Consultants and designed specifically for campus safety professionals.
On January 4 – 5, Campus Safety senior staff partnered with other Colgate University Dean of the College Division professionals and their Hamilton College counterparts for National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) Training on threat assessment using formalized protocols of explicit engagement strategies.
On Wednesday, January 24th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Campus Safety will be holding an OPEN HOUSE with tours throughout the building’s recently renovated spaces. These renovations were carefully designed to provide customer oriented business process improvements. Please join us for a hot chocolate and tour of the building upgrades.