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‘Ville’s Emergency Managers

Undergraduate and graduate students joined Millersville University professors at the Emergency Managers Conference.

Millersville University was well represented at the International Association of Emergency Managers annual conference in California. Eight MU students attended the conference, “Emergency Management: Turning the Tide,” which was held Nov. 3-9 in Long Beach.

Dr. Duane Hagelgans received the “Presidential Award” at the IAEM Conference. He’s pictured here with Millersville students.

Undergraduate and grad students joined Dr. Sepi Yalda, professor of meteorology and director of the Center for Disaster Research & Education, and Dr. Duane Hagelgans, professor of emergency management and chair of the conference. Also attending was Millersville 2021 alum, Adam Bachman, who is an assistant to the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Jen Easterly.

The students attending included Brendan Calv, David Bludis, Grace Smith, Kaitlyn Then, Lisa Engle, Michael Murphy and Paige Scott.

Easterly and FEMA Administrator, Deeanne Criswell were interviewed during a fireside chat by Hagelgans and then joined the Millersville students on stage for photos.

Interested in studying Emergency Management as an undergrad? Click here. 

Millersville also offers a graduate program in Emergency Management. 

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