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Safe Mizzou Coalition hosts “Safe Mizzou 2018”

September 21st, 2018

Story Contact: Sara Diedrich, DiedrichS@missouri.edu

WHAT:

In an effort to make the University of Missouri community more aware of safety tools available to students, faculty and staff, MU is hosting Safe Mizzou 2018, a week of special events.

Some of the events that will take place during Safe Mizzou 2018 include:

Citizens Response to Active Threat Training — a comprehensive course to help prepare students for active shooter/violent intruder incidents that could occur in the workplace, school or public setting. Participants will learn how to best react and respond to violent intruders.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, Jesse Auditorium
5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, South 203 Memorial Student Union

Personal Safety Fair — learn how to check on a friend in need, practice online safety and fill an emergency “go bag” with free giveaways. Free pizza and shirts while supplies last.|
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, Kuhlman Court (Rain site: 1st floor of the MU Student Center)

Annual Fire Factor and Room Burn
Pedestrian and Vehicle Education (PAVE) — an opportunity to attend fire safety events such as fire extinguisher training and an obstacle course. At 11:50 a.m., Columbia firefighters will conduct a simulated room burn to demonstrate the speed and ferocity of fire. Free pizza, drinks and T-shirts will be available while supplies last.
11:50 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, Ninth Street/Lowry Mall and Speaker’s Circle

WHEN:          

Monday, Sept. 17 – Friday, Sept. 21

WHERE:        

MU Campus

NOTE:           

For more information and to download the Safe Mizzou 2018 schedule, please visit: http://stufftodo.missouri.edu/safemizzou/

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