College conducts test of communication protocols

WOOSTER, Ohio, Oct. 7, 2018 – The College of Wooster is testing its communication protocols today, as part of a larger emergency response exercise being conducted on campus in partnership with City of Wooster first responders.

The test involves multiple communication channels, including email, website, social media, and a dedicated telephone information line, all of which would be deployed in an actual emergency.

The college’s emergency response team meets regularly to plan and train for a variety of possible scenarios.

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Purpose of this blog

This blog is one of the communication tools that the college uses to provide information and updates to the campus community in the event of an emergency. News posted here will also be shared on the college’s main Facebook and Twitter accounts.

In situations where there is an immediate threat to life and safety, the Blackboard Connect emergency notification system will be used to send text, voice, and email alerts to all students, faculty, and staff.

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