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NCSAM2016

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) and UCAPD is partnering with the UCA Community to provide a full schedule of events and programming to raise awareness and promote safety with the start of the new academic year.

 

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Week

Greek Village Safety Presentation – Reynolds Performance Hall

Tuesday, September 6   7:30-8:30

-Residents will receive information on topics including: Emergency Procedures, Alcohol Policies, Situational Awareness, and the Clery Act.  *Event is restricted to residents of Greek Village

 

Self-Defense Class – HPER Center

Tuesday, September 6    8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

-Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on the meaning of self-defense and the laws that can protect them. Verbal Judo will be discussed and there will be hands-on instruction.

 

Clothes Line Project – Amphitheater

Wednesday, September 7   10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

–The UCA Counseling Center and the Conway Women’s Shelter presents this awareness program that focuses on domestic violence. T-shirts designed by survivors of domestic violence are displayed and the consequence (sometimes deadly) of domestic violence is outlined.

 

Self-Defense Class – Bear Hall

Wednesday, September 7    6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

-Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on the meaning of self-defense and the laws that can protect them. Verbal Judo will be discussed and there will be hands-on instruction.

 

Title IX speaker – Jeff Bucholtz

Thursday, September 8  (Times and Venues Vary)

-National sexual violence prevention expert Jeff Bucholtz will present seminars to students and faculty/staff about consent, sexual violence, and Title IX.

 

Counseling Center Boot Camp, “Ready, Sex…..?” – Student Health Center, 307

Thursday, September 8    1:40p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

-Officer Hopper, UCA PD, and, Reesa Ramsahai, staff counselor, will discuss predatory behavior, techniques to increase personal safety, and consent. All genders welcome.

 

Theft Prevention Week         

Situational Awareness Class – Arkansas Hall

Tuesday, September 13    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

-Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on the meaning of situational awareness and how to be proactive about personal safety.

 

Self-Defense Class – HPER Center

Tuesday, September 13    8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

-Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on the meaning of self-defense and the laws that can protect them. Verbal Judo will be discussed and there will be hands-on instruction.

 

Operation Identification – Student Center

Wednesday, September 14    1:40 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

– Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on how to register valuables in Operation ID and will have the opportunity to register onsite.

 

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events – UCAPD Outreach Center 

Wednesday, September 14    5:00 p.m.

– With all of the Active shooter events happening across the world, it only makes sense to be prepared. This is what the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) program will do. Come and let UCA Police department open your eyes on how to survive.

 

Personal Safety Week

UCAAlert System TEST- A cell phone near you!

Thursday, September 20   1:40 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

-In the event of an emergency which poses an immediate threat to the campus community, the UCA Police Department will use the UCAAlert system to notify the campus community through text/voice messages and email.

 

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events – UCAPD Outreach Center 

Thursday, September 20    11:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

– With all of the Active shooter events happening across the world, it only makes sense to be prepared. This is what the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) program will do. Come and let UCA Police department open your eyes on how to survive.

 

Brake for Bears! – A crosswalk near you!

Wednesday, September 21    7:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

– UCAPD and the Student Government Association are once again teaming up to promote pedestrian safety through the Brake for Bears campaign. Volunteers and UCA Police officers will encourage safety awareness throughout the morning at various crosswalks around campus by distributing pedestrian safety information and, while supplies last, official Brake for Bears t-shirts.

 

Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events – UCAPD Outreach Center

Thursday, September 22    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

– With all of the Active shooter events happening across the world, it only makes sense to be prepared. This is what the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) program will do. Come and let UCA Police department open your eyes on how to survive.

 

Self-Defense Class – Carmichael Hall

Thursday, September 22    6:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.

-Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on the meaning of self-defense and the laws that can protect them. Verbal Judo will be discussed and there will be hands-on instruction.

 

Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

Wrecked Car – Short/Denny Hall

Monday, September 26 – Friday, September 30

-A wrecked vehicle will be available for the community to write stories and experiences of how alcohol has impacted their lives.

 

Self-Defense Class – HPER Center

Thursday, September 29    8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

-Students, faculty, and staff will receive information on the meaning of self-defense and the laws that can protect them. Verbal Judo will be discussed and there will be hands-on instruction.

 

Walk the Line – Student Center Courtyard

Monday, September 26    10:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.

-Students are invited to try to ‘Walk the Line’ while wearing “Fatal Vision” alcohol impairment simulation goggles.

 

“Impaired Driving” Pedal Cars – In front of the Student Center

Wednesday, September 28   10:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.

-Students are invited to navigate a driving course in pedal cars while wearing “Fatal Vision” alcohol impairment simulations goggles.

 

OPERATION GOTCHA!! SOMETIME IN SEPTEMBER, SO WATCH YOUR STUFF!!

–UCAPD will partner with Housing & Residence Life and Torreyson Library staff for Operation Gotcha! Officers and authorized staff will check residence halls and the library for unattended valuables and unlocked doors. Students will receive a “Gotcha” tag if items are found unattended.

 

UCA is a safe campus and it takes all of us working together to keep it that way!

These programs and events would not be possible without the support and collaborative efforts of the following departments and student groups:

Housing and Residence Life

Student Wellness and Development

Student Life

Greek Life

UCA Counseling Center

Diversity and Community

Physical Plant

SGA

UCA HPER Center

All Greek Council

80 Proof

Torreyson Library

Executive Staff

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