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Purdue Alert test scheduled for Thursday canceled

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The test of the Purdue emergency notification system that was scheduled for Thursday (Feb. 3) has been canceled, said Ron Wright, director of Emergency Preparedness. Purdue was to test the system at 10 a.m. Thursday, but Wright said the test was not needed because the system was activated to alert the […]

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Purdue braces for winter storm, asks students to move cars

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –– Purdue officials Monday (Jan. 31) cautioned students, faculty and staff to prepare for severe winter weather, sign up for text alerts and monitor the Purdue Home Page as well as their university e-mail accounts for announcements. “The weather forecast is unclear for this area,” said Carol Shelby, senior director of environmental […]

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Purdue to simulate emergency to test response July 14

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will test its emergency preparedness July 14 with the simulation of an on-campus event. The exercise is funded by a grant from the Department of Education Emergency Management in Higher Education program. Purdue’s Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office, in conjunction with the Purdue Homeland Security Institute, will simulate […]

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Campus community urged to register for emergency notification text messages

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University officials are urging students, faculty and staff to sign up to receive emergency notification text messages for situations that pose a threat to campus community safety. Those who have already signed up and have changed cell phone numbers should update their information, said Carol Shelby, senior director of environmental […]

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Purdue to test voice recording for bell tower loudspeaker Friday

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University on Friday (Jan. 9) will test its bell tower loudspeaker system, which is designed to issue prerecorded emergency alerts to specific areas on campus. The bell tower’s emergency notification system will be activated at 1:30 p.m., said Ron Wright, Purdue’s director of emergency preparedness. The prerecorded message will follow: […]

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