Campus News

Emergency preparedness training class

As part of National Preparedness Month at UGA, the Office of Emergency Preparedness will offer its “Storm Spotter Class” Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. in the Tate Student Center. Kent Rantz of the National Weather Service will train volunteers how to identify and report severe weather.

On Sept. 23 at 2:30 p.m., OEP will hold the first session in its “Fall 2014 CERT Class.” The UGA CERT program educates the campus community about disaster preparedness with training in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. The class will meet on Tuesdays through Nov. 11 in Room C of the Training and Development Building.

For more information, contact Pete Golden, emergency operations coordinator, at