Georgetown University: Emergency & Disaster Management Master's

Georgetown University: Emergency & Disaster Management Master's Executive Master of Professional Studies in Emergency and Disaster Management program at Georgetown University Become a Leader in the Emergency Management Community.
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Expertly assist communities to become stronger and more resilient in the face of man-made and natural disasters. Through the Executive Master of Professional Studies in Emergency and Disaster Management program at Georgetown University, you can do just that by gaining the strategic and critical thinking skills you will need as a leader in the rapidly evolving profession of emergency management. In this year-long cohort program, students will learn from emergency management experts with real world experience. Intensive field study introduces students to new challenges and new capabilities in the field. Sophisticated disaster simulations challenge students to apply real-time critical analysis to lifelike disaster scenarios and simulations.

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Congratulations to our Executive Emergency Disaster Management winners! We hope you will be able to join us for our virt...
05/05/2021

Congratulations to our Executive Emergency Disaster Management winners! We hope you will be able to join us for our virtual Tropaia Awards Ceremony on 05/19. You can RSVP here: https://bit.ly/2PRZF6C

Congratulations to our Executive Emergency Disaster Management winners! We hope you will be able to join us for our virtual Tropaia Awards Ceremony on 05/19. You can RSVP here: https://bit.ly/2PRZF6C

Congratulations to our MPS EDM winners! We hope you will be able to join us for our virtual Tropaia Awards Ceremony on 0...
05/05/2021

Congratulations to our MPS EDM winners! We hope you will be able to join us for our virtual Tropaia Awards Ceremony on 05/19. You can RSVP here: https://bit.ly/2PRZF6C

Congratulations to our MPS EDM winners! We hope you will be able to join us for our virtual Tropaia Awards Ceremony on 05/19. You can RSVP here: https://bit.ly/2PRZF6C

Congratulations to this year’s class of The Hoya Professional 30! In honor of our honorees, we also invite you to join u...
04/21/2021

Congratulations to this year’s class of The Hoya Professional 30! In honor of our honorees, we also invite you to join us here for a virtual celebration on today at 5:00-5:30 p.m. ET.
We are proud to present the following distinguished group of 30 Hoyas, who were chosen by a committee of Georgetown SCS faculty and staff from an impressive pool of candidates. Representing our incredibly diverse student body, our honorees are professionals on the rise, and all embody three fundamental qualities: excellence, leadership, and Jesuit values, such as being people for others.
Link:https://www.facebook.com/GeorgetownSCS

Congratulations to this year’s class of The Hoya Professional 30! In honor of our honorees, we also invite you to join us here for a virtual celebration on today at 5:00-5:30 p.m. ET.
We are proud to present the following distinguished group of 30 Hoyas, who were chosen by a committee of Georgetown SCS faculty and staff from an impressive pool of candidates. Representing our incredibly diverse student body, our honorees are professionals on the rise, and all embody three fundamental qualities: excellence, leadership, and Jesuit values, such as being people for others.
Link:https://www.facebook.com/GeorgetownSCS

In light of the continued racially motivated attacks on the AAPI community and the recent racial bias incident at the GU...
03/23/2021
Reflections from SCS Diversity, Equity, Belonging & Inclusion Council on Racial Bias Incident at GU Law Center

In light of the continued racially motivated attacks on the AAPI community and the recent racial bias incident at the GU Law Center, three members of the SCS Diversity, Equity, Belonging & Inclusion Council (DEBIC) share their perspectives: http://bit.ly/2ORLjTn

Over the last week, Georgetown leaders have issued strong condemnations of the racial bias incident at the Law Center. As many know, two (now former) faculty members of the Law Center were involve…

A message from Dean @kellyotter regarding incidents of violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Isla...
03/17/2021

A message from Dean @kellyotter regarding incidents of violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).

For students in need of mental health resources, visit: http://bit.ly/2YtxE8j

To report discrimination or bias: http://bit.ly/38nJC6D

A message from Dean @kellyotter regarding incidents of violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).

For students in need of mental health resources, visit: http://bit.ly/2YtxE8j

To report discrimination or bias: http://bit.ly/38nJC6D

As we continue to celebrate #WomensHistoryMonth, we want to showcase Patsy Mink. Patsy was the first woman of color elec...
03/16/2021

As we continue to celebrate #WomensHistoryMonth, we want to showcase Patsy Mink. Patsy was the first woman of color elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and the first Asian-American woman to serve in Congress. Thank you for leading the way for so many, Patsy.

As we continue to celebrate #WomensHistoryMonth, we want to showcase Patsy Mink. Patsy was the first woman of color elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and the first Asian-American woman to serve in Congress. Thank you for leading the way for so many, Patsy.

As many of you have seen in an email from Dean Kelly Otter, the School of Continuing Studies has come to the decision to...
03/04/2021
Tuition | Georgetown SCS

As many of you have seen in an email from Dean Kelly Otter, the School of Continuing Studies has come to the decision to operate the summer semester virtually. The health and safety of our community remains our top priority .Please do not hesitate to reach out to [email protected] or your advisor with specific questions or concerns. We do not make this decision lightly. We know many of us await the day when it is safe to return to campus. We will continue to monitor the changing nature of the pandemic, and regularly assess our operating status. Stay safe, Hoyas
For tuition information, visit: https://scs.georgetown.edu/admissions/tuition/

View the tuition breakdown for the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Professional Studies, and the Executive Master of Professional Studies.

Today marks the start of #WomensHistoryMonth. We're proud to celebrate the incredible women in our SCS community and as ...
03/01/2021

Today marks the start of #WomensHistoryMonth. We're proud to celebrate the incredible women in our SCS community and as part of our celebrations, we're hosting various events throughout the month: http://bit.ly/3b5zwsT

Today marks the start of #WomensHistoryMonth. We're proud to celebrate the incredible women in our SCS community and as part of our celebrations, we're hosting various events throughout the month: http://bit.ly/3b5zwsT

To celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth, we want to highlight our "Finding Your Voice" campaign to shed light on some influentia...
02/10/2021

To celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth, we want to highlight our "Finding Your Voice" campaign to shed light on some influential Black Americans in our history.
This week we honor Rep. Barbara Jordan. She was the first African American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

To celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth, we want to highlight our "Finding Your Voice" campaign to shed light on some influential Black Americans in our history.
This week we honor Rep. Barbara Jordan. She was the first African American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Welcome back Hoyas! Spring 2021 classes start this Wednesday (1/13)! Remember to attend your Monday class if you have a ...
01/12/2021

Welcome back Hoyas! Spring 2021 classes start this Wednesday (1/13)! Remember to attend your Monday class if you have a synchronous class that day. Please refer to this calendar to help you navigate the next few weeks.

Welcome back Hoyas! Spring 2021 classes start this Wednesday (1/13)! Remember to attend your Monday class if you have a synchronous class that day. Please refer to this calendar to help you navigate the next few weeks.

Who else is ready for 2021?We're looking forward to the new year and cannot wait to see you all in 2021! Wishing you and...
01/04/2021

Who else is ready for 2021?We're looking forward to the new year and cannot wait to see you all in 2021! Wishing you and your loved ones a happy and healthy new year.

Happy Hoya for the Holidays week, SCS! Like many of you, we were looking forward to the faculty & student holiday party ...
12/15/2020

Happy Hoya for the Holidays week, SCS! Like many of you, we were looking forward to the faculty & student holiday party this year, but to maintain proper social distancing protocols, we decided to host a week full of events and celebrations.

As part of our Hoya for the Holidays festivities, we will continue the tradition of "Sending Smiles" with Hailey Barr. There are two ways for you to join this year–with your own supplies or on Zoom with the SCS community. To learn more and RSVP: https://forms.gle/4yf8qSnFkvyapfLg8

Hoyas, you're invited to the virtual tree lighting celebration featuring Christmas carols from Georgetown University’s A...
12/08/2020

Hoyas, you're invited to the virtual tree lighting celebration featuring Christmas carols from Georgetown University’s A Cappella groups and a reading of Charles Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol.

Join us: https://facebook.com/georgetownuniv Sparkles#HoyafortheHolidays

Struggling with time management? Need a final writing consult for your project? Want a last minute look at parts of your...
12/01/2020

Struggling with time management? Need a final writing consult for your project? Want a last minute look at parts of your Capstone? Join the Resource Community Open Session tomorrow!

What is this? An open session with resource representatives from the Academic Resource Center, SCS Library, and SCS Writing Lab. Students can bring questions about their final semester projects, Capstone, or further academic support that might be needed during this time. Let us help you to the finish line! Today, December 1 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) RSVP:https://bit.ly/378mwiG

Faculty Director Tim Dr. Frazier and Professor Erik Wood  recently co-authored an article in the Applied Geography journ...
11/25/2020
Residual risk in public health and disaster management

Faculty Director Tim Dr. Frazier and Professor Erik Wood recently co-authored an article in the Applied Geography journal titled “Residual Risk in Public Health and Disaster Management.” Great work by the both of you!

In the United States, there is a disconnect between critical stakeholders in the risk management and risk reduction fields – notably public health, em…

11/18/2020

From Dean Kelly Otter,

In light of President DeGioia’s important announcement earlier this week, please take note that SCS will still start the spring semester virtually due to COVID-19. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Today, we observe Veteran’s Day in honor of our veteran and military-connected community. We are grateful for those who ...
11/11/2020
Veterans and Military at Georgetown - Georgetown University

Today, we observe Veteran’s Day in honor of our veteran and military-connected community. We are grateful for those who protect and defend our nation, as well as for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country.

Be sure to check out the University’s Veteran’s Day events this week, and continue to engage with our military-connected members and alumni through the Veterans Office.

Georgetown honors its veteran and military-connected community by celebrating their stories and focusing on service and research related to their well-being.

Do you have a plan for voting? A plan for voting can include finding your voting location, a ballot drop off location, a...
11/02/2020
Everything You Need to Vote - Vote.org

Do you have a plan for voting? A plan for voting can include finding your voting location, a ballot drop off location, and learning more about the issues on the ballot before casting your vote. Visit https://vote.org to get your plan together! #HoyasVote

Register to vote. Check your registration status. Get your absentee ballot. Fast, free, easy, secure, nonpartisan.

10/29/2020
Mental Health, Wellness and Health Care Resources - Georgetown University

We know that this year has been particularly stressful. If you are in distress or need someone to talk to, we have resources available to support your well-being.

Overview Anchor Overview The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on everyone in our Georgetown community. In recognition of these difficult times, this page aims to provide you with information about our well-being resources accessible in person or remotely via telehealth. For Students Fo...

This webinar, hosted by Dr. Frederic Lemieux, Ph.D., will feature representatives from the Department of Homeland Securi...
10/19/2020

This webinar, hosted by Dr. Frederic Lemieux, Ph.D., will feature representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, WMATA, and the National Capital Region Threat Intelligence Consortium (NTIC). The panelists will discuss the different fellowship and internship opportunities available to you students.
Panelists:
Kyle Malo: Senior Director of Cybersecurity and CISO at WMATA
Keisha Monroe: Human Resources Specialist at Department of Homeland Security
Krista Mazzeo: Cyber Center Manager at the National Capital Region Threat Intelligence Consortium
RSVP:https://bit.ly/2FzXzmL

You're invited! Join us October 20 to hear from Georgetown PRCC alumna and CocaCola's Senior Manager of Digital Commerce...
10/16/2020

You're invited! Join us October 20 to hear from Georgetown PRCC
alumna and CocaCola's Senior Manager of Digital Commerce Marketing, Kate James, as she walks us through the multifaceted world of eCommerce marketing. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/2GEnXfs

Taking a pause to assess where you are is a key to success. Reach out to the Academic Resource Center (http://academicsu...
10/06/2020

Taking a pause to assess where you are is a key to success. Reach out to the Academic Resource Center (http://academicsupport.georgetown.edu) for skills and assessment tools that can help you with planning out the rest of the semester.

09/28/2020
Georgetown University

Join the Thompson Family, Georgetown University, and Washington, DC communities for a virtual tribute to the memory, life, and legacy of John R. Thompson Jr. LIVE on the Georgetown University page on Saturday, October 3 at 12:00 p.m. EDT: https://bit.ly/2PQ9FY0

Georgetown University is the oldest and largest Catholic and Jesuit university in America. Georgetown today is a major student-centered, international research university, offering programs in Washington, DC; Doha, Qatar; and around the world.

Congratulations, Hoyas! We won! We're so pleased to announce that we won Washington City Paper's "Best Graduate Program"...
09/24/2020

Congratulations, Hoyas! We won! We're so pleased to announce that we won Washington City Paper's "Best Graduate Program" in their Best of D.C. 2020 awards. Thank you all for voting and helping us win this award for the second year in a row. Our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and greater GU community are the reason we won and we're so thankful for each of you. Hoya Saxa!

Don't wait. Register today! Be sure to check out the general election registration deadlines for all states. #HOYASAXA #...
09/24/2020

Don't wait. Register today! Be sure to check out the general election registration deadlines for all states.

#HOYASAXA #HOYASVOTE
*as of 9/17/2020

New Hoyas, did you know you have access to mental health, wellness and health care resources? Check out this link for mo...
09/15/2020

New Hoyas, did you know you have access to mental health, wellness and health care resources? Check out this link for more information on those resources: https://bit.ly/35E39Pv | #HoyasHelpingHoyas

Today is the 19th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Like many of you, we can remember exactly where we were on ...
09/11/2020

Today is the 19th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Like many of you, we can remember exactly where we were on this day. Let us never forget those we lost on this day. #NeverForget

Workshops, happy hours, panels, keynotes and more. Prepare to be inspired. DC Startup Week is a five-day conference ever...
09/10/2020
DCSW2020 — DC Startup Week

Workshops, happy hours, panels, keynotes and more. Prepare to be inspired. DC Startup Week is a five-day conference every September that was created to help push you and your startup to the next level. September 14th-18th RSVP Today! https://bit.ly/2EnjhsZ

DC Startup Week (DCSW) is the fastest-growing startup community in the DMV region with over 10,000+ entrepreneurs. Once a year, we bring together our expansive community over 5-days to connect, collaborate, share resources and celebrate our thriving ecosystem. Throughout the year, we strengthen our....

09/04/2020

As a reminder: there are no classes Monday, September 7. Make sure you check your syllabus or check in with your professor if you have any questions.

08/27/2020

The Dean has spoken. Good Luck Hoyas!

Remember students, you'll be attending your Monday class tomorrow (Wednesday, 8/26)! This 📆 will help you plan for the w...
08/26/2020

Remember students, you'll be attending your Monday class tomorrow (Wednesday, 8/26)! This 📆 will help you plan for the week ahead. Be sure to start the semester with a big pat on the back for yourself - you are a Hoya and you should be proud!

Welcome back, Hoyas! We know its been a challenging few months but we're so proud to welcome you all back– and we extend...
08/24/2020

Welcome back, Hoyas! We know its been a challenging few months but we're so proud to welcome you all back– and we extend our warmest welcome to all our new Hoyas 🤗You should be very proud of how far you've come, so make sure you take time to celebrate yourself this week.

Join us for our next Jack Talk: After Dark happening on Thursday, August 27 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM EST! This Jack Talk: Af...
08/18/2020

Join us for our next Jack Talk: After Dark happening on Thursday, August 27 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM EST! This Jack Talk: After Dark will feature Helen Xing, Senior Director of Global Public Sector and Industry Alliances at ThoughtSpot. She will be sharing her insights on being a female leader in the tech industry and how her past experiences have led her to this point. So, join us with your favorite beverage, sit back and listen to Helen, and engage in open Q&A after. RSVP'd guests will receive a Zoom link the morning of the event.
Link: https://bit.ly/2Y98TMA

08/18/2020
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Congratulations to the 2020 graduates! We are so proud of you! We wanted to share the ceremony with you again, this video has captions for accessibility purposes.

Congratulations to the 2020 International Executive Master's in Emergency & Disaster Management graduates! Below you will be a recording of the 2020 Virtual Closing Ceremony. The ceremony is now over. [With Captions]

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This FEMA Higher Education Program report: Building Cultures of Preparedness, was a product of a workshop graciously hosted by the Georgetown Emergency and Disaster Management Program. Go Hoyas! Special shout out to our students who helped with the workshop and attended! https://training.fema.gov/hiedu/docs/latest/2019_cultures_of_preparedness_report_10.22.18%20final.pdf
In addition to the official EDM page, we have a closed group for students, faculty, and alumni of the program at https://www.facebook.com/groups/georgetownEDM
Hamilton County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency (EMHSA) is seeking an entry-level candidate to fulfill the role of Emergency Management Specialist within our agency. Come join our team of enthusiastic individuals who are excited about promoting emergency management within our community. Our Agency is the perfect place for an individual looking for a career in emergency management who needs a place to get started and develop the skills that will last throughout your career. Hamilton County, Ohio provides a unique opportunity for practicing emergency management because of the wide range of hazards that challenge us and our creative approach to solving the problems that face our field. The mission of Hamilton County EMHSA is to provide effective coordination and collaboration to create a culture of preparedness that builds and sustains a disaster resistant and resilient community in Hamilton County. Our Agency is looking for an individual to oversee the Agency’s Training & Exercise program and aid in that mission. The ideal candidate needs to be enthusiastic in working with our community partners to enhance emergency management knowledge, skills and abilities. The primary duties of this candidate will be to: • Assist in the development of an emergency management training and exercise program that tests the effectiveness of the program and enhances the knowledge, skills and abilities of the Agency and our partners • Review the training and exercise needs by conducting an annual Training & Exercise Planning Workshop and updating the Agency’s Multi-Year Training & Exercise Plan • Evaluate exercises to determine gaps and assist in identifying and implementing corrective actions • Ensure exercises are compliant with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) • Facilitate emergency management trainings around Hamilton County • Serve as Duty Officer on a regular, rotating basis to activate the Emergency Operations Center during emergencies The minimum qualifications of this candidate are: • A bachelor’s degree in emergency management, public administration, criminal justice or a related field • One year of experience in a job-related area or successful completion of an emergency management internship to equal one year of total experience in emergency management • Completion of FEMA’s Independent Study 100, 200, 700 and 800 The ideal candidate should have a working knowledge of: • Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) • Relevant federal and state laws including the Robert T. Stafford Act, Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013, Homeland Security Act of 2002, Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5, National Presidential Security Directive 8 and others • National Incident Management System, Incident Command System and how to implement and apply related concepts in practice The ideal candidate should have skills in: • Communications, public speaking, writing and editing • Office equipment including personal computer and Microsoft software • Social media and internet-based programs To learn more about our agency visit www.hcready.org Job Posting: http://www.hamiltoncountyohio.gov/government/departments/human_resources/job_announcements
Got a chance to see the device that helped save 33 Chilean miners. #EDMChile2017
Meeting with local Talcahuano, Chile firefighters about the capabilities and history. #EDMChile2017
Finishing up a tsunami evacuation route in Talcahuano, Chile. #EDMChile2017
Meeting with the Mayor of Talcahuano, Chile before getting to work. #EDMChile2017
The class had a chance to see the capabilities of the Centro Sismologico Nacional in real time when a monitoring station detected an earthquake. #EDMChile2017
Outside ONEMI in Santiago, Chile. #EDMChile2017
Another picture from inside the watch office of the Chilean Volcano Observatory. #EDMChile2017
A visit to SERNAGEOMIN in Temuco, Chile to learn about the monitoring of 43 volcanoes in Chile. #EDMChile2017
A look at some of the capabilities in the Watch Office at Onemi in Santiago, Chile. #EDMChile2017