Spectrum Article Features Emergency Management
Check out the article in the September 7th edition of The Spectrum on emergency management at: ndsuspectrum.com/hurricane-harvey-hits-houston-hard/
Jensen Gives Keynote Presentation
Dr. Jensen, Associate Professor and Department Head, gave a keynote presentation entitled, "EM Identity and Return on Investment: Addressing an Urgent Need", and facilitated two discussion-based breakout sessions on the same topic at the Kansas Emergency Management Association Annual Conference yesterday, September 14, 2017. Of her engagement, Jensen said, "It was an incredible honor to engage with the dedicated, passionate emergency management practitioner community at the KEMA Conference about their power to drive discussions around how we measure return on investment for emergency management. I have no doubt that the people I was so privledged to work with yesterday will help solve this problem for future generations of practitioners. I left inspired by their thoughtfulness and ideas."
Seth Gardner, Division Director for Disaster State Relations at the Red Cross, spoke to students in the Voluntary Agency in Disaster Services course about the history, mission, structure, resources, and future of the Red Cross, how it is alike and different from other nonprofits that become active in disasters, and how nonprofits work together. He was engaging and incredibly knowledgeable--and the class was so fortunate he was willing to present! Because of him, students had the opportunity to make explicit connections between his presentation and what they are learning in the course. A BIG THANK you from @DEMNDSU to Seth!
Director of Public Safety for all of Sanford Health talks with EM Students
Greg Santa Maria, Director of Public Safety for Sanford Health, who oversees the emergency management function across four states and dozens of hospitals, clinics, and other facilities, gave over an hour of his time to chat informally with students in the EM Student Lounge this morning. Students were so grateful to have had the chance to learn from him, and the faculty continue to be grateful to the continued support from Greg and Sanford for our students and program!
Our students are so fortunate that so many practitioners invest in them by coming to speak both in and outside of classes. It is one of the benefits of coming to study at NDSU!
Manuscript by EMGT Faculty Accepted
A manuscript, "Local recovery coordinators and the National Disaster Recovery Framework: Questions regarding the form, necessity, and potential of the role", by Drs. Jensen and Kirkpatrick has been...
Dr. Kirkpatrick's Manuscript Accepted
Hey world, we have some great news to share with you. Natural Hazards, an indexed, impact factor assessed interdisciplinary journal, accepted Dr. Kirkpatrick's manuscript, "Pedaling Disaster: Citizen...
EMGT 101 Enrollment (Way) Up!
Enrollment up more than 40% over last fall and spring in EMGT 101 Emergencies, Disasters, and Catastrophes (our gen ed course). So excited to be sharing such a crazy cool AND IMPORTANT class with more...
First DEM Family Reunion Announced
The DEM faculty and staff are thrilled to invite current and former students and their spouse or significant other to our very first EMGT Family Reunion September 30, 2017 from 7-9pm at Fargo's...
It's Official: Students love DEM faculty!
Each semester students have the opportunity to provide feedback to the university, colleges, and departments on their satisfaction with their courses and course faculty via the formal Student Rating...
Dr. Ge Presents
Dr. Gurt Ge, DEM faculty, presented at the Michael K. Lindell Hazards Researchers Workshop on his current NSF Hazards SEES-funded project July 15-19 at the Institute for Hazard Mitigation Planning and...
Graduate student educators loved by their students
Undergrads LOVED the two graduate students, Samantha Montano and Vincent Burkhart, who taught EM 101: Emergencies, Disasters, and Catastrophes. Students rated BOTH of their course sections and various...
PROGRAM: Kyle's Internship Experience
Undergrads are required to complete an internship as part of their degree program Department of Emergency Management North Dakota State University. We place students based on their career interests....
NEWS: Jensen Knocks It Out of the Park at FEMA's Executive Academy
July 12, 2017, Jessica Jensen, DEM Associate Professor, gave a presentation at FEMA's Executive Academy. Her presentation, focusing on the potential value of models synthesizing the literature related...
Dr. Ge Gets NASA Grant
Y. Gurt Ge, Assistant Professor of Emergency Management, is a Co-PI on a recently awarded grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The research project, titled "Socioeconomic...