Upcoming Events:

National Preparedness Month
September 12,  2012. 
Student Union 335
2:00 p.m.

“Pledge to Prepare”

 September is National Preparedness Month and the student chapter of the International Association of Emergency Managers and the Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy Research are participating in this national program by sponsoring a session on disaster preparedness. The theme for 2012 is “Pledge to Prepare.” 

 Presentations include topics such as

  • creating a plan,
  • components of an emergency kit, and
  • cybersecurity.

 This event is open to students, faculty, and staff. Pledge to Prepare is on Friday, September 14 at 2:00 in Student Union 335.

For additional information contact Dr. Robert M. Schwartz at rms73@uakron.edu or at 8015.

Past Center Events:

  • Out of the Flames: A Personal Journey from Victim to Advocate - Kendra St. Charles - April 20, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. in Polsky 567 (Taylor Institute)
    On March 22, 1992, Cleveland bound USAir Flight 405 crashed on takeoff at LaGuardia Airport in New York.  There were 51 on board including the crew with 27 fatalities from the crash.  Kendra St. Charles will discuss her role as both a victim and as an advocate for airline passengers.  She has been involved with many aspects of airline disasters.  This free talk is open to students, faculty, staff, and the general community.