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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management department is excited to host America’s PrepareAthon! April 24-29 throughout the Charlotte metro area. America’s PrepareAthon! is a FEMA-sponsored, grassroots campaign designed to raise awareness about emergency preparedness. Throughout the week, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management will host a variety of events to educate residents and businesses on how to take appropriate action during an […]

As the winter draws to a close and spring begins, preparedness concerns shift from severe cold and winter storms to other types of severe weather including thunderstorms, flooding, and tornadoes. If ordered to evacuate, take action immediately. Know the route and plan where to go. Identify a safe location, in case of tornado. Prepare for […]

CPCC’s Safe College team was created to assess various risks at the college and to help maintain a safe learning and working environment for CPCC’s staff and students.  To help the college achieve this goal, the team members collaborated this past fall to create a “CPCC Emergency Procedures” poster, a visual aid that will be […]

Campus safety is the top priority of CPCC’s College Security team and the college’s Emergency Risk Management. Our thoughts are with our North Carolina Community College System colleagues and students at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro following a fatal shooting on that campus on April 13. We want to take this opportunity to remind employees and […]

During the past couple of months CPCC Security and the Environmental Health and Safety Department have been working together to implement an Emergency Evacuation Point sign. The purpose of the emergency evacuation signs are to indicate a designated location for building occupants to go in the event a facility needs to be evacuated. The signs […]

During news coverage of the recent suspect hunt connected to the Boston Marathon bombings, you might have heard the phrase, “shelter in place.” The term was used to tell students at MIT and residents in the Boston area to stay indoors where they were until they received further instructions from law enforcement officials. “Shelter in […]

From Security & Emergency Management: This afternoon, at approximately 2:45 p.m. a student was the victim of an attempted robbery in Student Parking Deck 2 on Central Campus. The student was not injured and was able to get away from the suspect, who fled on foot. At 3 p.m., a suspect fitting the same description robbed […]

Keeping you safe is one of the College’s top priorities. That’s why we’ve decided to upgrade Critical Alert and the emergency notification system tool we use to contact you in the event of a campus emergency. As of now, all emergency communications from the College will come from Regroup.com. This new tool is extremely user-friendly […]

CPCC students, Are classes cancelled because of severe weather?  Is my campus closed because of a safety emergency? Stay informed in the event of a campus emergency by signing up for Critical Alert.  You’ll receive text message alerts and direct phone calls to get important information to you quickly. You can also check 704.330.6888 (recorded information line), […]