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NEWS FROM THE HSEM CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Internship & Job Shadow Interview w/ Curry Mayer & Shane Moore

Trio Group Creative Director Ricardo Ibarra interviews Bellevue City Emergency Manager Curry Mayer and Washington Military Department Catastrophic Planner Shane Moore on Internships and Job Shadowing in Washington State.
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Staying emotionally well during the COVID-19 Pandemic

We know this is a trying time for all of us and in these times of so much uncertainty, there can be a lot of stress, anxiety and fear. We are all trying our best to support and work with our wonderful students...
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Communities in Schools Lakewood has put out a call for volunteers

Communities in Schools Lakewood has put out a call for volunteers to help with food distribution to students. On March 23 and March 24, volunteers are needed to distribute “break bags” containing extra food...
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HSEM COE Staff

Confluence News Magazine – February, 2020

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Click here for the February, 2020 edition of Confluence.
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Confluence News Magazine – January, 2020

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Click here for the January, 2020 edition of Confluence.
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Jamye Wisecup Memorial Scholarship/Program Endowment

Jamye’s commitment to her profession and the things she accomplished in emergency preparedness were known statewide. By having a genuine care for her community, near and far, she touched many lives and impacted them all in a positive way.
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19 Reasons Why We’re Proud of 2019

We are a team of dedicated Board Members, staff, volunteers and Senior Fellows who support our community and technical colleges (SBCTC), and business and industry partners to train and educate a skilled workforce that helps maintain our safety and security...
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Confluence News Magazine – November, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Click here for the November, 2019 edition of Confluence.
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Confluence News Magazine – Summer, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. The summer edition is in memory of Jamye Wisecup.
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In Honor and Remembrance-September 11

September 11th is Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance. On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities in tribute to the individuals lost and injured in the attacks, first responders...
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The Pacific Northwest EMPA Disaster and Emergency Communication Conference 2019

This year EMPA leaves its Australian and New Zealand shores to come to Portland, here, where the innovative and ‘weird’ idea is the root for growth! We are excited to exchange practical, proven means of communicating through critical situations.
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Educator Externship Scholarship Opportunity to Attend the Pacific Northwest EMPA Disaster Conference!

The Center of Excellence – Homeland Security Emergency Management is offering the opportunity to attend the Two-Day Pacific Northwest EMPA Disaster & Emergency Communication Conference!
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Confluence News Magazine – June, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Read more in the June Edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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Confluence News Magazine – May, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Read more in the May Edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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Confluence News Magazine – April, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Read more in the April Edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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Confluence News Magazine – March, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Read more in the March Edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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18 Reasons Why We’re Proud of 2018

We are a team of dedicated Board Members, staff, volunteers and Senior Fellows who support our community and technical colleges (SBCTC), and business and industry partners to train and educate a skilled workforce that helps maintain our safety and security...
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Confluence News Magazine: January – February, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Click here for the January - February, 2019 edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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Confluence News Magazine – December 2018 (2)

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Click here for the December (2) edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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Confluence News Magazine – Holiday Edition

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Click here for the Holiday Edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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