USC Aiken Conducts Drill

December 19, 2017

The University of South Carolina Aiken will conduct its annual emergency drill on campus today, Dec. 19, which will involve first-responder units from the local area.

The university will simulate a situation in housing, which in an actual emergency, would require the support of local first responders.

The scheduled drill will include alert notifications - clearly identified as part of the drill - sent via text, email and across campus computers.

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USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2018 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 20th consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 13th time in first place.