Miami, Sept. 20, 2019 – Miami Dade College (MDC) will observe National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) during the month of September. This years’ theme is centered on “Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility.” Public Safety Departments will host several events, which are open to the public.
This weeklong initiative will include partnerships with several governmental entities such as the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Highway Patrol, the City of Miami PD, and the City of Doral PD, to name a few. Activities will include training, distribution of literature, demonstrations, and briefings. Topics include identity theft, trauma & injury prevention, suicide prevention, sexual assault awareness, texting & driving (traffic safety) and several emergency preparedness presentations.
During the week of Sept. 23 – 27 each campus will host daily demonstrations and visual displays pertaining to safety and preparedness. Events include:
K-9 Demonstration: City of Doral: Alexandra Rodriguez and Cesar Guerire
West Campus, Monday, Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m., Garage Plaza
Suicide Prevention: Margaret M. Di Gennaro
Kendall Campus, Tuesday, Sept 24, 11 a.m., Room K413
Mental Health & Wellness for College Students: Panel Discussion
North Campus, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m., Room 3201
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Medical Campus, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m., Bldg. 1000, Atrium
“Drive Baked, Get Busted” It’s the Law: FHP
Wolfson Campus: Wednesday, Sept. 25, noon, Bldg, 2, Breezeway
Active Shooter – A.L.I.C.E.: MDC Office of Emergency Management
MEEK Entrepreneurial Education Center- Thursday, Sept. 26, 9:45 a.m., Room 1103
MDC Safety App – LiveSafe Sign-up Bash: Free give-a-ways
Padrón Campus, Thursday, Sept. 26, 8:30 a.m., Bldg. 6, Breezeway
Crime Prevention: Miami-Dade Police Department
Hialeah Campus, Thursday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bldg. 2000
Domestic Violence Presentation: Miami-Dade Police Department
Homestead Campus, Friday, Sept. 27, 11 – 11:55 a.m., Room F-222
For more information about these activities, please contact Public Safety at www.mdc.edu/main/safety/.