OCCC employees may be wearing name badges soon, as part of a recommendation made to the college by the Timely Emergency Communications Taskforce.
The recommendation came after a shooter scare Feb. 26, said Student Services and Enrollment Vice President Marion Paden, who co-chaired the taskforce.
The incident involved a report of a gunman in the Keith Leftwich Memorial Library on campus. At that time, no college policy required faculty and staff to wear name badges, according to the list of college policies and procedures on the college’s website.
The task force — which was made up of college staff, administrators, students and faculty — calls for all employees to be required to wear name badges somewhere visible on their bodies.
However, the group asked the college not to enforce the recommendation until fall 2011 at the earliest.Read More