Tag: GB Alert

Reminder: Tuesday is fire drill day

UW-Green Bay will be conducting fire drills on Tuesday (Sept. 30), with a rain date of Wednesday the first. Separate fire drills will take place for the Weidner Center, Kress Center, Facilities Management and the University Union. All the academic buildings will be tested simultaneously along with campus emergency notification systems including GB Alert, NetNotify […]

Public Safety addresses GB Alert questions

UW-Green Bay officials are working with private service providers to correct a problem that arose during Thursday’s tornado warning exercise and affected communication with about 700 (less than one-fifth) of the subscribers to the GB Alert system. The issue became apparent shortly after the UW-Green Bay Office of Public Safety joined in the statewide readiness […]

Repeated for the record: Text alert story; how to sign up for ours

Police Service Associate Joe Rozum and our campus GB Alert system were featured in a Monday (April 29) story that ran in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. As we mentioned here yesterday, the report, from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, looks at the percentage of students, faculty and staff who have signed up to receive […]

In the news: our recent snowstorm and the use of GB Alert

Student journalist Michael Duenkel did a nice job for the Fourth Estatee in offering a comprehensive overview of the safety factors that figure into cancelling classes. He also looks at the ways the University communicates this news, including (and here’s another plug for an important service) the GB Alert text-messaging system. Read more.

Fire drill Tuesday — and don’t forget GB Alert! 

Already distributed to campus but repeated here for the record: Public Safety will be conducting a campuswide fire drill Tuesday, Sept. 18, with a rain date of Wednesday, Sept. 19. Campus Police remind you to evacuate immediately when the alarm sounds, moving at least 100 feet from the building once you are outside. Do not […]