Monthly Archives: October 2013

TechAlert! Test Scheduled


Texas Tech will test its TechAlert! emergency communications system at 10:50 a.m. Oct. 15. All faculty, staff and students should update cell phone, home phone or text message information at The system is used to alert the university community

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The Danger of Kitchen Fires

October 6-12 is Fire Prevention Week. In 2011, there were 370,000 house fires in the U.S. These fires caused 13,910 injuries, 2,520 deaths and $6.9 billion in damages, according to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA). On average, seven people

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Do You Have an Escape Plan?

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If there were a fire in your home or residence hall, would you be ready to get out? According to a National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) survey, only one-third of Americans would be adequately prepared to evacuate their homes in

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Fire Safety on Campus


Since January 2000, the Center for Campus Fire Safety data shows 83 fatal fires claiming 120 lives on college campuses, in Greek housing and off-campus housing within three miles of the campus. Since October 6-12 is National Fire Prevention Week,

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October is TTU Cyber Security Awareness Month


From viruses and bugs to email fraud, Texas Tech’s Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is working to keep you safe and informed when it comes to cybersecurity. This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness

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