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Safety education is an important objective of Elmhurst College's Office of Campus Security. We offer a variety of free programs designed to help educate the College community about security issues.

September

Monday to Friday, September 8-12, 2014. Emergency 101: Active Shooter Display Case.  Located in ther Frick Center.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014.  Sexual Assault Awareness Program.  Located in Niebuhr Hall, 2nd floor lounge at 7pm.  Open to all NI resident students. 

Monday to Friday, September 15-19, 2014. Emergency 101: When To Evacuate  and Severe Weather Display Case.  Located in ther Frick Center.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014.  Alcohol Awareness/Fatal Vision Goggles Presentation.  Located in Stanger Hall in the 2nd floor lounge at 7:30pm.  Open to all ST resident students.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  Alcohol Awarenss/Fatal Vision Goggles Presentation.  Located in Dinkmeyer Hall at 7:30pm.  Open to all DH resident students.   

Thursday, Septermber 18, 2014.  Alcohol Awareness/Fatal Vision Goggles Presentation.  Located in Niebuhr Hall in the 2nd floor lounge at 7pm.  Open to all NI resident students. 

Monday to Friday, September 22-26, 2014. Dear Lisa and Dating Violence Display Case.  Located in ther Frick Center.

Monday, September 22, 2014.  Alcohol Awareness Program.  Located in Schick Hall at 7:30pm.  Open to all SK resident students.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014Sexual Assault Awareness.  Located in the West Hall at 7pm.  Open to all WH resident students.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014. "Dear Lisa" A Dating Violence Prevention Program. Elmhurst College and Campus Security has invited Tom Santoro to speak about dating violence and the murder of his daughter, Lisa.  The highlights of the program include: A discussion about Domestic and Dating Violence, A clear explanation about the different forms of abuse that can take place between dating couples, Tom’s daughter Lisa’s story and the reading of some personal letters from his journal, The program is designated to encourage students to recognize patterns of abuse, typify changes and incidents in dangerous relationships.  Located in the Founders Lounge in the Frick Center at 7pm. Open to all.

Thursday, Septmber 25, 2014.  Sexual Assault Jeopardy.  Located in Cureton Hall in the Vista Lounge at 7pm.  Open to all CU resident students. 

October

Thursday, October 2, 2014.  Sexual Assault Awareness Program.  Located in Dinkmeyer Hall at 7:30pm.  Oen to all DH residents. 

Monday to Friday, October 13-17, 2014. Homecoming Safety Display Case.  Located in ther Frick Center.

November

December

Monday to Friday,December 1-5, 2014. Winter Safety Display Case.  Located in ther Frick Center.


Read the best selling book The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker and be prepared to discuss it at a future Book Discussion Event with Caroline and others who have read this amazing book. 

Summary of book: Perhaps we have a bad feeling about someone we've just met, or a little gnawing perception that a situation just doesn't "feel right," or perhaps even a fear that a co-worker might do something harmful. In this book, de Becker, a renowned expert on violent behavior, explains that instead of shrugging off these fears, we need to listen to them, see why we're having them, and act accordingly. Far from being silly intuitions, these fears can truly show when something is wrong and violence might be imminent; if listened to, along with information about how violent people behave, these feelings might protect us from harm. Using examples from cases on which he's worked and even from his own childhood of domestic violence, de Becker shows how instinct, and knowledge, can warn us of impending violence, whether by stalkers, family members, predators, or people in the workplace.

The book is very popular and can be found in bookstores in the area.

Questions or comments? Want to plan an activity for your club, organization or group of Elmhurst students?

Contact Caroline Krause, Assistant Director of Campus Security, at caroline@elmhurst.edu or 630-617-3291

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