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Fire Safety in College

For college students with their thoughts on grades, exams, and cafeteria food, fire hazards are probably the last thing to cross their mind after a busy day of classes. Possibilities for fires are endless, especially in cramped and cluttered dorm rooms and apartments. However,…

March 18, 2013

5 Common Risks to Avoid on Campus

College can be a time for fun and a time to learn how to live on your own. Without your mom and dad there to tell you what you should and shouldn’t do, it leaves a lot of room for common mistakes and risks.…

September 28, 2012

Fire Safety in Dorms and Off-Campus: Facts to Keep in Mind

While locating the nearest staircase and exit may not be at the top of your agenda on move-in day, it probably should be.  According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are approximately 3,800 university housing fires each year, which factors out to a…

August 17, 2012

Fires on Campus: Risks and Prevention

Did you know that there are about 3,800 university housing fires every year? That’s about one fire per U.S. campus. Fires in the dorms are more common than you think and can often be easily preventable. “A leading cause of fires on campus is cooking,…

April 5, 2012

Take Advantage of Residence Life

‘Residence Life’ is an integral department in every College or University, responsible for all things related to living on campus. The goal for individuals working in these departments is to make sure that you have a positive experience while attaining higher education.  Many students…

March 12, 2012