As December 2017 came to a close, twelve people became the first Indiana University employees to receive the Campus Emergency Preparedness Certificate. Emergency managers hope the ceremony is just the first of many.
The CEPC program is offered on all IU campuses by IU Emergency Management and Continuity in cooperation with University Human
The certificate requires 100 hours of emergency training, which can be accomplished over two years (or less). Training options are flexible, however, and may including safety training students undergo each year anyway, like first-aid.
Before the graduates of the program were awarded their hard-earned certificates, IU Emergency Management and Continuity Director Ken Long took the time to emphasize the value of their accomplishments:
“The things we learn in this CEPC program can go with us whether it’s at home, here at work, or at the mall - because bad things or emergencies can happen
After the ceremony, the graduates treated themselves to some cake and friendly conversation with each other – both fitting rewards for an accomplishment that has equipped them to with life-saving potential.