Lock your residence room or office door whenever you leave
Do not leave your backpack unattended, especially in the libraries or cafeteria
If you have a computer or other expensive equipment in your office, have security cables installed to lock it down. Call the Help Desk to arrange installation of cables
Do not prop open locked doors (doing so is a violation for the College's Standards of Conduct, as well as fire regulations)
Do not walk alone at night. Walk with a friend
Should you decide to walk alone, choose a route that avoids dark and vacant areas
Have your car or house key ready before getting to the door so that you are not delayed by fumbling to find it. Before getting into your car make sure that no one is hiding inside. When you get into the car, lock all doors and roll up the windows
Park your car in a well-lighted area
Theft is usually a crime of opportunity and is the most common crime on any college campus. The best means of prevention is to reduce or remove the opportunity:
Whenever you leave your office, laboratory or residence hall room lock the door and all windows
Never prop open locked doors to buildings. Do not let persons whom you do not know into the building
Never loan your keys or ID card to anyone
When storing a purse or backpack in an office, put it in a file cabinet or drawer and lock it
Do not leave backpacks, purses or briefcases unattended in public places
Record serial numbers and descriptions of your valuables
Do not keep large sums of money, jewelry or valuable items in your room or office
Take your valuables home when you leave on vacation
Do not leave messages on your door indicating that you won't be back for a period of time
Do not leave your room unlocked while you are sleeping or when you leave your room, even if it's "just for a minute"
Sales people are not allowed to solicit on campus. If a salesperson comes to your residence, call Campus Safety immediately
If strangers who look suspicious are in the residence hall, call Campus Safety
Engrave personal property with your driver's license number
At what age can you be charged as an adult?
Only two states - New York and North Carolina - charge youth 16 years and older as adults.
Youth incarcerated with adults have a difficult time recovering from the isolation, abuse, and conditions inside adult jails and prisons. This needs to change, and the Raise the Age campaign seeks to ensure that youth offenders are handled in the juvenile justice system where they can receive the rehabilitation they need to improve their lives. Come learn about this important campaign and why the governor is working to Raise the Age of juvenile jurisdiction.
Raise the Age Panel Discussion - Featuring the Premier of a Documentary Short on the Issue
Tuesday, March 3
17 hours 32 min ago
From Impasse to Intimacy: A Multi-Cultural Integrative Framework for Couples Therapy
Michele Scheinkman, March 6th, 2015
When couples come to therapy their yearnings for intimacy are often hidden behind disappointments, encrusted resentments, and power struggles. Intimacy is a highly subjective notion - informed by contextual, cultural and personal meanings – we will consider a broad multicultural framework to help us navigate the turbulence of couples current expectations. We will examine how therapists can work in a collaboratively with the couple to reduce escalation, translate resentments into narratives of wishes and yearnings, and how through this process create the necessary safety for self-disclosure of their unique preferred forms of intimate relating.