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College Holds Safety Drill

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

St. Elizabeth College of Nursing (SECON), in conjunction with the Utica Police Department (UPD) Metro SWAT Team, conducted an "Active Shooter Drill" for its College staff and students on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the College campus. The drill is part of the College's Campus Safety and Security program and is designed to provide students, faculty and staff with a scenario that mimics an actual situation involving an active shooter on campus. 

College President Varinya Sheppard, MS, RN has taken a proactive stance in keeping the College community on alert.  "Today we practiced for a situation that we all hope will never take place," she said. "We are grateful for the excellent assistance we received from personnel at Mohawk Valley Health System, as well as the UPD."

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