- The Lehigh University Response Team (aLURT) charter is approved
by the university with Bob Fisher serving as the faculty advisor.
- Squad goes in service for the first time.
- Squad formally renamed to ALERT
- First backboard was purchased. Wiley Hall ('96) noted that
backboards were brought to calls hanging out the back windows of
- First AED put into service: Laerdal HeartStart 3000
- First uniform jackets ordered
- First official response vehicle, a retired 1992 Chevy service
van, donated to the squad. However, due to mechanical problems,
the vehicle was never actually put into service.
- LifePak 500 donated to LUEMS from the local Mason
- Squad begins using 500 MHz radio system with the purchase of
new Motorola HT1250s
- Response vehicle replaced with 1994 Dodge Caravan
- Chris Houtz of LUPD named as LUEMS Advisor
- Squad is licensed as a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Quick
- November: Response vehicle 950 is replaced with a 2000 Ford
- January: Electronic trip sheet reporting begins. EMStat
software installed in Police Station and laptop in 950
- February: LUEMS attends the National Collegiate EMS Conference
for the first time
- March: Response vehicle upgraded with hide-a-way strobes,
grille lights, traffic advisor, and shelving system with sliding
- September: LUEMS certified to carry and administer Epi-Pens
- November: LUEMS, Student Senate, and Interfraternity Council
hold mock DUI event on the lawn of Fairchild-Martindale Library.
See the photos here
- April: Squad presented with award from Human Resources and Provost's Office.
- August: LUEMS is given access to the Government Emergency
Telephone Service (GETS). GETS cards are issued to each Line
Officer and one card placed in response vehicle
- April: LUEMS presented with Student Organization of the Year
- Summer: Pilot project to remain in-service over the summer.
LUEMS students provided with summer housing in exchange for
- August: New Member/Observer Coordinator and Equipment Manager positions
added to Exective Board
- August: New member class runs for the first time
- August: Response vehicle replaced with a 2011 Ford Expedition as 8041