MEDIA ADVISORY: Safe Mizzou Coalition hosts “Safe Mizzou 2021”

Sept. 20, 2021
Contact: Sara Diedrich, 573-882-3243, 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 2021, a week of special events. Some of the events that will take place during Safe Mizzou 2021 include:

  • Personal Safety Fair — learn how to check on a friend in need, practice online safety and fill an emergency “go bag” with free giveaways. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, Kuhlman Court (Rain site: first 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. 11:50 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, Ninth Street/Lowry Mall and Speaker’s Circle.
  • 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. 5:30 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, Leadership Auditorium, MU Student Center, Room 2501.
WHEN

Monday, Sept. 20 – Friday, Sept. 24

WHERE

MU Campus

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