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New Version of Webster Alerts Launches This Week

August 01, 2017

Beginning today, community members will receive an e-mail announcing the updated version of Webster Alerts, with instructions on how to make sure you receive these alerts on your cell phone or another email address. Webster Alerts the primary messaging system for letting students, faculty and staff know when there is an emergency on or near campus, or to notify of campus closures caused by severe weather, power outages or other factors.

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Fire Suppression System Obstruction Testing

July 08, 2016

Beginning July 13, Greenland Fire Protection, accompanied by Officer David Heil, will be on campus to service the fire suppression system. The work will include checking and replacement of gauges and valves and checking lines for obstructions or corrosion. The work is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the dates and locations outlined in this post.

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CERT Training Offered; Register by Oct. 23

October 14, 2015

The Department of Public Safety will be providing Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training on the following dates Oct. 26, Oct. 28, Nov. 2, Nov. 4 and Nov. 9. The training is a 20-hour course in Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety, Disaster Medical Operations, Light Search and Rescue Operations, CERT Organizations, Disaster Psychology, Terrorism and CERT and a Course Overview with a Disaster Simulation.

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Incident Report in Webster Groves

September 25, 2015

At approximately 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, Webster Groves Police Department reported a shooting near the intersection of Big Bend Road and Elm Avenue in Webster Groves. Police are actively investigating. Webster University Public Safety reports no imminent threats to the University campus; however you are encouraged to be vigilant.

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