Student News

From Safety & Risk Services - Campus Security

Updated MARCH 2014

SCSP Member Shaving his Hair for Cancer Research

SCSP member Maros Jerabek will be representing SRS and shaving his head to support "Balding for Dollars" benefiting BC Children's Hospital on Wednesday, March 19th.


Balding for Dollars is a fundraising event that helps raise community awareness for childhood cancer and blood disorders, provide funding to support the oncology program at BC Children's Hospital, and support children and their families during and after treatment.

The SFU event information on Facebook is available at: 

To learn about this event, which is supporting BC Children's hospital's efforts against childhood cancer and blood disorders, as well as to donate, SRS staff can go to:

Congratulations to TINA YE
for winning a $500 WACLEA Scholarship!

Tina Ye has been a Student Campus Safety Program (SCSP) member for the past two years and was recently named this year's recipient of the Western Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (WACLEA) Robert G. Petersen Memorial Scholarship!

She recently stopped by the Campus Security office to pick up her cheque and share her story with us....

Check out Student Engagement Opportunities for more info about the Student Campus Safety Program. Get to know your campus, and get paid to do it!

1. What name would you like us to use for you on the Safety & Risk Services website interview? 


2. How long have you been a SFU student and what is your major/minor? 

-I'm major in General Studies, minor in Business and Counselling & Human Developments. 

3. How long have you been a part of the SCSP program? 

-I have been working happily for SCSP for two years. 

4. How did you become involved in the SCSP Program? 

-The first day at SFU, one of our CSP helped me find my classroom. In return, I wanted to help more people on campus, and I applied for this job.

5. What do you enjoy most about being a CSP? 

-Helping people on campus! I'm glad to do my part for keeping SFU a safe and enjoyable learning environment. 

6. What is WACLEA? 

-The Western Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (WACLEA) is a non-profit campus police and security association which operates in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, Alaska, and British Columbia, Canada. The WACLEA work closely with the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) and other law enforcement organizations. 

7. How did you hear about the WACLEA scholarship? 

-SCSP Supervisor Pierce Ficzycz and the Director of Campus Security Steven MacLean offered this opportunity with big generosity!! 

8. What did you have to do to apply? 

-The scholarship consists of a few paragraph style questions and an essay. I spent most of the time on thinking constructive suggestions on enhancing the safety and security of students on campus.

9. How did your CSP involvement support your scholarship application? 

-It's a more 'real-life' insight into what the university is like, and generally gain a deeper insight into life at the university. With the experience at CSP, I'm more confident when completing the scholarship application. 

10. What do you plan on doing with the money? 

-The financial assistance will be of great help to me in paying my educational expenses. It inspired me to help others and give back to the community. I hope one day I will be able to help students like me achieve their goals just as WACLEA have helped me. 

11. What advice would you give someone who was thinking about joining the SCSP? 

-"Chance favors only the prepared mind" -Louis Pasteur