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July 11 Event – Surviving an Active Threat: Run. Hide. Fight.
The LSU NCBRT/Academy of Counter-Terrorist Education is partnering with the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education to host a “Run. Hide. Fight.” course on Thursday, July 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 225 Peabody Hall for LSU employees. This valuable training will address what to do and how to respond in the case of an active shooter or other type of threat in a campus environment.
Because active threat incidents can occur anywhere, participants are encouraged to apply principles from this course to plans and procedures in their workplaces.
Participants will discuss the response paradigm, evaluate how the paradigm can be incorporated into existing building emergency action plans, complete a practical exercise in which they will demonstrate the response options, and learn case studies in which the response options were either implemented or could have been implemented to prevent or mitigate the attacks. The course includes lecture, group discussion and practical application of course material. Participants will also learn effective response options.
This course is open to the first 45 participants who register, and there is no cost to participate. Sign up and see more information. The password is NCBRT375. If you do not use the link to register, the class ID is 26653.
Upcoming Changes to Elsevier Journal Subscription
Due to dramatic increases to subscription costs, LSU will be canceling its subscription package of Elsevier journals at the end of 2019. Going forward, LSU Libraries will subscribe to Elsevier journals on a title-by-title basis, retaining the most highly used journals by the LSU community. LSU Libraries will offer two options to access journals to which LSU will no longer be subscribing. For more details and updates, visit lib.lsu.edu/elsevier-changes.
Every member of the LSU community deserves to work and study in a safe, comfortable environment that promotes integrity, civility, and mutual respect. Misconduct, discrimination, or any form of harassment have no place on any LSU campus. To better identify and address such behavior as it occurs and to prevent future incidents, LSU has expanded its existing LSU Ethics and Integrity Hotline into the new Ethics, Integrity, and Misconduct Helpline.
This enhanced platform will provide a single point of access for students, faculty, and staff on every LSU campus to report an incident anonymously, if they so choose, and for that report to be reviewed and addressed in a more secure and efficient way. It will also increase our collective ability to identify and track trends through data analysis, provide training and education based on demonstrated needs, and provide even more accurate reporting for federal and state guidelines.
To learn more or to report an incident, visit lsu.ethicspoint.com or call 855-561-4099. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Together, we can make sure that each LSU campus remains an exceptional place to live, work, and study.
LSU is committed to ensuring its online content is accessible to all users, regardless of ability or disability. Per Section 504 of the Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, all online content, including but not limited to course materials, websites and pdfs, must be compliant according to WCAG 2.0 Level AA and WAI-ARIA 1.0. LSU’s entire online presence must be brought into compliance by August 2019.
Sites in non-university-supported solutions will need to be remediated by the managing unit. Faculty are responsible for remediating their own websites.
For guidelines and best practices, view LSU Accessibility.
If you manage a website in OU Campus or Wordpress, register for accessibility training.
Additional accessibility resources are available in Grok.
Questions may be directed to the Online Accessibility Working Group at email@example.com.