Westminster Participates in the Great Utah Shake Out

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Apr 20, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY – Westminster College conducted an earthquake drill on April 19 in conjunction with the Great Utah Shake Out. The statewide exercise prepares organizations and families to survive and recover from an earthquake.

During the college’s drill – campus received messages to drop, cover and hold on. Faculty, staff and students evacuated to designated areas then helped test the capability of the college’s Emergency Notification System to account for the campus community.

College leadership responded to Westminster’s Emergency Operation System to practice emergency protocols in the event of a disaster. For more information on earthquake preparedness and survival, visit the Great Utah Shakeout webpage.

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Westminster is a private, independent, and comprehensive college in Salt Lake City, Utah. Students experience the liberal arts blended with professional programs in an atmosphere dedicated to civic engagement. With the goal of enabling its graduates to live vibrant, just, and successful lives, Westminster provides transformational learning experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students in a truly student-centered environment. Faculty focus on teaching, learning, and developing distinctive, innovative programs, while students thrive on Westminster’s urban Sugar House campus within minutes of the Rocky Mountains.

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