Nicole Tallman

Nicole is the mom to two precocious girls and is PTA President. She is passionate about the environment and leaving the Earth better than she found it.

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4 Universities Going Above and Beyond to Keep Students Safe

Nicole Tallman | Apr 29, 2016 | Focus on Community

The safest American college and university campuses employ strategic plans to keep their students, staff and faculty safe. Many schools across the nation have reacted to campus violence by adding emergency blue light phones, providing…

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4 Universities Making An Effort to Keep Their Campus Safe

Nicole Tallman | Dec 3, 2013 | Focus on Community

Although all students know where to go on college campuses to get meals and academic resources, not all of them know where to get safety help. To combat this issue, many institutions created websites for…

4 Colleges Committed to Keeping Students Safe Year-round

Nicole Tallman | Jul 26, 2019 | Focus on Community

With the arrival of fall there is a dip in temperature, a change of foliage colors, and students are settling into their lives in college. Fall also brings enthusiasm about college football, rush week and…

4 Universities With Innovative Safety Approaches

Nicole Tallman | Apr 20, 2016 | Equipment Reviews

With a constantly changing society and unpredictable weather patterns, universities across the country also have to change the initiatives they use to keep their campuses secure. Crime prevention is a hot topic on campuses and…

4 Colleges Focused on Keeping a Safe Campus

Nicole Tallman | May 16, 2018 | Focus on Community

Making the transition from high school to college is often a time of great trepidation for both parents and students. For many college students, this is their first time being away from the safety and…

4 Colleges Making Campus Safety a Priority

Nicole Tallman | May 3, 2016 | Focus on Community

When anyone begins searching for a college or university that best meets their needs, they often pay particular attention to the graduation rates, price, location, and advanced degrees held by professors. However, recently there has…

4 Cities Taking Small Steps to Make Big Changes in the Environment

Nicole Tallman | Apr 20, 2018 | Focus on Community

Cities across the U.S. are discovering that simple changes like banning single-use plastic shopping bags or offering residents a venue for selling items that might otherwise be discarded, can go a long way towards promoting…

4 U.S. Cities Committed to Reducing Their Carbon Footprint

Nicole Tallman | Jul 26, 2019 | Focus on Community

Cities across the U.S. are making reducing their carbon footprints the mainstay of how they operate. These cities are finding that the costs associated with implementing green policies are well worth it both because there…

4 Cities Working to Improve Their Environments

Nicole Tallman | Jan 28, 2014 | Focus on Community

During recent years, governments have realized the financial and environmental benefits of going green and many major metropolitan areas have jumped on the environmentally-friendly bandwagon. A lot of cities across the country are making important…