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Risk Management

Members of the Child Care Council Present to the Risk Management Council

November 12, 2008 | Risk Management

The October Risk Management Council meeting featured a presentation by Betty Pearsall from the York College Child and Family Center, Inc. and Jorge Saenz De Viteri from the Bronx Community College Child Development Center, Inc. on the potential risks associated with children on campus. They briefed the Risk Management Council on their own Child Care […]

CUNY A!ert is Put Into Action at QCC

September 26, 2008 | Risk Management

The September Risk Management Council Meeting included a presentation by Vice President Diane Call from Queensborough Community College regarding lessons learned from a power outage in August at QCC. A storm damaged several key transformers, causing power to be lost in the Administration, Library, Science and Humanities Buildings. The QCC administration notified students, faculty and […]

Higher Education Opportunity Act Enacted August 14, 2008

September 26, 2008 | Risk Management

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (Public Law 110-315) (HEOA) was enacted on August 14, 2008, and reauthorizes the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). In addition to reforming federal student assistance, the act also addresses campus security policy, emergency notification, fire safety, emergency management grants, model plans, preparation for future disasters, and mental […]

September is National Preparedness Month

July 31, 2008 | Risk Management

September 2008 is the fifth annual National Preparedness Month (NPM). NPM is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security‚Äôs Ready Campaign. Designed to encourage emergency preparation, the Ready.gov website is filled with suggestions, such as get an emergency supply kit, have an emergency plan, and get CPR trained. Download the NPM-CUNY flyer and distribute […]

Presentation on Helplines in Higher Education at March 2008 Risk Management Council Meeting

March 31, 2008 | Risk Management

The following presentation on Helplines in Higher Education was given by Gilen Chan, Special Counsel, Office of the President, from New York City College of Technology at the March 26, 2008 Risk Management Council Meeting. Helplines in Higher Education

CUNY A!lert is up and running

March 25, 2008 | Risk Management

CUNY has recently implemented CUNY A!ert, a new emergency notification system designed to send automated voice, text, or e-mail messages to all subscribers in the event of an emergency. Several CUNY campuses already have independent notification systems, but users are encouraged to sign up for the University-wide CUNY A!ert as well. CUNY A!ert covers all […]

Inaugural Risk Management Council Meeting Held at Central Office

September 27, 2007 | Risk Management

The inaugural meeting of the Risk Management Council took place on September 25, 2007 at 535 East 80th Street, Central Office. As Executive Vice Chancellor Dobrin reminded The Council, risk management consists of assessing hazards that CUNY faces, and developing tools designed to prevent their occurrence or reduce their adverse effects on our campuses. Acknowledging […]

CUNY's EH&S Takes on Risk Management

August 14, 2007 | Risk Management

Excerpt from correspondence of Alan Dobrin, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer at CUNY The Chancellor has established a dedicated CUNY risk management function by expanding the role of CUNY’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety and creating, effective July 1, 2007, the Office of Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management. Howard Apsan, University […]