UCI Campus Recreation Receives American Red Cross Award

UCI Campus Recreation’s CPR and First Aid Training program has been awarded a certificate of appreciation from American Red Cross.

UCI Campus Recreation Receives American Red Cross AwardTrac Lam, Daniel Nunez, Linda Kornosky, and Lou Gill (not pictured Erica Latta)

July 2, 2014 – The CPR and First Aid Training instructors at Campus Recreation have been awarded American Red Cross Certificates of Appreciation for their loyalty, consistency and persistency in equipping the UCI Community with valuable lifesaving skills for over 24 years. In addition to training volumes of people, the American Red Cross has designated Campus Recreation as a ‘VIP account’ and to qualify for this status, an organization must be supportive of preparedness, Health and safety training for the community and blood donation.

Campus Recreation provides lifesaving training courses occurring up to seven days a week, which, according to the Red Cross, is an extraordinary feat. Through Campus Recreation’s efforts of CPR/AED training, swim lessons, Lifeguarding, Disaster Preparedness and UCI’s Medical blood donation program, UCI Has been recognized for  excellence in authorized providers. Linda Kornosky of American Red Cross states; “That by continuing to partner with the American Red Cross – UCI  is contributing to the Red Cross’s ability to respond to disaster situations including fires in your community and it is for these reasons that we salute UCI as a whole and especially Campus Recreation for designing an effective skill based, lifesaving program.”

Campus Recreation offers ongoing CPR and First Aid certification courses as well as Lifeguard Certifications courses for the UCI community. For more information about Campus Recreation’s safety training programs, led by Trac Lam, Operations and Safety Coordinator, visit http://www.campusrec.uci.edu/classes/safety/index.asp or call 949.824.3738

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