Miami Dade College is Ready for Campus Safety Awareness Month

Miami, Sept.  20, 2019Miami 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