Campus Safety Awareness Month 2017

Campus Safety Awareness Month is an event to promote safety and wellness information to the campus community. During the month, the Division of Student Affairs and Department of Public Safety will utilize this opportunity to educate the campus community on safety issues and tips community members can use to protect themselves. The cooperation, involvement, and personal support of faculty, staff, and students is crucial to the success of Campus Safety Awareness Month.

Tuesday, Sept. 5- University Police Department (UPD) Meet and Greet

11 a.m.-1 p.m. – DSC Foyer 

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to a break with our university police officers and other emergency responders for our campus community.

Wednesday, Sept. 13- Selfie Station at BBQ @ Bailey’s

11 a.m.-1 p.m.-Bailey Alumni Center

Join us at BBQ @ Bailey’s to promote suicide prevention and awareness. Take a “Selfie” with hashtags “#UALRSuicidePrevention” and “#It’sOK” then like the Counseling Services Facebook page.

Thursday, Sept. 14- “Driving Distracted Under the Influence?”

11 a.m.-1 p.m. – DSC Mall Area by UPD Substation

Students are invited to learn about the dangers of drunk and distracted driving.

Tuesday, Sept. 19- Selfie Station

10 a.m.-1 p.m.- DSC Foyer, Commons Lawn, and Fine Arts Lawn (Rain locations DSC Foyer & Housing Commons)

Take a “Selfie” with hashtags “#UALRSuicidePrevention” and “#It’sOK” then like the Counseling Services Facebook page.

Thursday, Sept. 21-Campus Safety Awareness/Active Shooter Preparedness

6:30 p.m.-DSC A, B & C

This training program is designed to instill the survival mindset and teach realistic strategies for dealing with an active shooter situation on campus.

Wednesday, Sept. 27-Mindfulness in the Mall & Brain Games

11 a.m.-1 p.m.- DSC Mall Area

Challenge your concepts of reality & perception! What you perceive to be true and what is actually true are not always the same. Try out Mindball, on loan from the generous folks at the Museum of Discovery, and visit with our with our special guest magician & sleight of hand master Aaron Acosta!

Thursday, Sept. 28- 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

6:00 pm-DSC Basketball Courts 3 & 4

Come join us for the Safety Week 3v3 Basketball Tournament on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 pm! There will be contests, prizes, and plenty of friendly and competitive fun!

Tuesday, Oct. 3- Depression Screening

Counseling Services, in collaboration with the UA Little Rock Student Social Work Organization and Student Nurse Association as well as community partners, Arkansas Employee Assistance Program and NAMI Arkansas will provide a depression screening for the UA Little Rock Community. This annual event provides info about mental health resources available to faculty, staff and students and promotes help seeking behavior.