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RaCERS Staffer Corbett quoted on Surfside, Florida High-Rise Collapse

RaCERS Staffer Corbett quoted on Surfside, Florida High-Rise Collapse

RaCERS Staffer and Executive Board Member Glenn Corbett was interviewed on CBS News, providing expert analysis on the collapse of...

RACERS PROJECT TO BE FEATURED AT NIST PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH CONFERENCE

RACERS PROJECT TO BE FEATURED AT NIST PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH CONFERENCE

The National Institute of Standards Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) will include a presentation and update on the joint Columbia...

SPRING Seminar SERIES VIDEOS NOW ONLINE

SPRING Seminar SERIES VIDEOS NOW ONLINE

Videos of RaCERS Spring 2021 Seminars are now available online. These include our February presentation and discussion with Ali Ashrafi,...

Changing EMS/Fire Threat Environment Panel Discussion 5/19

Changing EMS/Fire Threat Environment Panel Discussion 5/19

The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies is pleased to partner with the International Association of EMS Chiefs (IAEMSC)...

ICC® Committee Disapproves Change to Recognize Structural Fire Engineering Design Method

ICC® Committee Disapproves Change to Recognize Structural Fire Engineering Design Method

RaCERS Faculty Lead Effort to Incorporate Performance-Based Design, Real-World Impacts on Responders into Building Code Despite strong support from an...

HAIDER-MARKEL, GERMAN, KIMERER TO DISCUSS POLITICAL EXTREMISM

HAIDER-MARKEL, GERMAN, KIMERER TO DISCUSS POLITICAL EXTREMISM

The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies will host a 4/14 event on political extremism within public safety and...

Spring Seminar Series Continues with Political Extremism, Changing Threat Environment

Spring Seminar Series Continues with Political Extremism, Changing Threat Environment

The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS) is pleased to announce dates for its upcoming Spring events: On...

new course on public health emergency management featured in NY Daily News

new course on public health emergency management featured in NY Daily News

RaCERS faculty George Contreras was featured in a NY Daily News article on CUNY’s response to covid-19. Contreras is teaching...

Spring Seminars Announced — Performance-Based Design, Hurricane Agnes, Threats to EMS providers, and radicalization to be discussed

Spring Seminars Announced — Performance-Based Design, Hurricane Agnes, Threats to EMS providers, and radicalization to be discussed

On Tuesday, February 9 at 130, Dr. Ali Ashrafi, a Principal at Thornton Tomasetti, will discuss “Performance-Based Design and Its...

RaCERS Congratulate NYCEM Commissioner on Nomination to FEMA Administrator by President-Elect Biden

RaCERS Congratulate NYCEM Commissioner on Nomination to FEMA Administrator by President-Elect Biden

The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) wishes to congratulate NYC...