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Crisis, Risk, Emergency and Disaster (CRED) Communications
CRED Communications Flyer Course Description - Crisis, Risk, Emergency, and Disaster (CRED) Communications are distinct yet intrinsically related fields. This course will introduce all of this and examine them as distinct areas that should be viewed and handled differently. It is the aim of this course to explore [...]
Press Release: December 10, 2020
Dec. 10, 2020 Congratulations to Curry Mayer - New Director of the Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Lakewood, WA - The Center of Excellence for Homeland Security Emergency Management (CoE-HSEM) would like to congratulate Curry Mayer for her appointment as Director of the Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM). [...]
Mental Wellness and Resiliency Workshop
Mental Wellness and Resiliency: Adjusting to Life and Addressing Challenges During Turbulent Times Registration for this course is free! Feeling fatigued? Are you more impatient than normal? Are you finding it hard to balance working from or just being at home? You're not alone. These are all signs that your mental [...]
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, which is why it’s even more [...]
Emergency Management Once Removed by Jim Mullen
Jim Mullen has spent three decades in emergency management, including 12 years at the local level as director of the City of Seattle’s Office of Emergency Management and 8 and a half years as Washington State’s Emergency Management Division Director. Jim retired from state service in March 2013. Jim also served as President of the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) from January 2011 to October 2012. He is currently sole proprietor of “EM Northwest Consulting” based in Seattle.
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.
HSEM Center of Excellence – Internship Guidebook
This Guidebook is intended for employers with any level of knowledge of internships. It can serve as a training tool for those looking to understand what an internship program is and is not, identify the purpose of an internship program, and much more.
Pierce College Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management (BAS-HSEM)
Pierce College is pleased to announce the Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management degree program.
Congratulations to our Staff and HSEM BAS Degree Graduate Shane Moore
After completing his service in the U.S. Army, Shane decided to use his G.I. Bill to complete his college education and when exploring college degree programs, he discovered that the Homeland Security Emergency Management Degree aligned with his desire to continue serving his nation and community.
Workforce at Pierce College
Our Workforce programs help you get the training and assistance you need to find work or re-enter the workforce. See the programs to find out what might be available to you.
Greetings from the Governor
I am pleased to congratulate the Homeland Security-Emergency Management Center of Excellence on its 10th anniversary.
Pierce College Degree Articulation Agreements
Since 2000, there have been more than 85 fatal fires at American colleges and universities. Other nonfatal, but nonetheless dangerous, fire-related injuries are suffered by students and staff at institutions of higher education each year.
Intersectionality: Vital Component for Feminism
The first known use of the term "intersectionality" was in 1989 by Kimberle Crenshaw, a scholar and civil rights advocate.