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RaCERS Launches Fentanyl Survey for First Responders

RaCERS Launches Fentanyl Survey for First Responders

RaCERS has launched a survey on occupational exposure to fentanyl among first responders. As the opioid crisis grows, and fentanyl...

RaCERS Faculty Groner Completes Work on SFPE Guide to Human Behavior in Fire

RaCERS Faculty Groner Completes Work on SFPE Guide to Human Behavior in Fire

RaCERS Faculty Norman Groner contributed as a Task Group member to the newly-updated “SFPE Guide to Human Behavior and Fire,”...

RaCERS Faculty Velotti Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

RaCERS Faculty Velotti Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

RaCERS faculty Dr. Lucia Velotti, completed fieldwork for her National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project to develop performance measurement systems for...

Japan Delegation Visits College, Center

Japan Delegation Visits College, Center

RaCERS faculty met with a delegation from the Government of Japan’s National resilience Promotion Office, located in the Cabinet Secretariat....

RaCERS faculty attend Underwiters Laboratories (UL) Conference on Emerging Building Technologies

RaCERS faculty attend Underwiters Laboratories (UL) Conference on Emerging Building Technologies

RaCERS Director Charles Jennings represented the Center at the conference “Meeting the Challenges of the Future Built Environment,” which was...

Spring 2019 Lecture Series Announced: NYSDHSES, NYCEM, Citizens Budget Commission Lined Up

Spring 2019 Lecture Series Announced: NYSDHSES, NYCEM, Citizens Budget Commission Lined Up

The Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS) is pleased to announce our Spring 2019 lecture series. This series...

RaCERS Board Member, Faculty Author Assesment of National Active Shooter Standard NFPA 3000

RaCERS Board Member, Faculty Author Assesment of National Active Shooter Standard NFPA 3000

Board Member Clark Kimerer, and RaCERS faculty Glenn Corbett and Charles Jennings authored an article entitled “NFPA 3000: A First...

RaCERS Director Contributes to National Police Foundation report on Fire/EMS response to Pulse Nightclub Attack

RaCERS Director Contributes to National Police Foundation report on Fire/EMS response to Pulse Nightclub Attack

RaCERS Director Charles Jennings co-authored an after-action report (AAR) for the National Police Foundation. The National Police Foundation was contracted...

High-Rise Safety Event A Success: Featured International Experts, Cutting Edge Discussion

High-Rise Safety Event A Success: Featured International Experts, Cutting Edge Discussion

The Christian Regenhard Center held a day-long conference bringing together experts from the US, Canada, and Australia to assess the...

Jake Pauls presented with inaugural award at High-Rise Building Safety Conference

Jake Pauls presented with inaugural award at High-Rise Building Safety Conference

Jake Pauls, pioneer of over 50 years of research, consulting, and advocacy on issues of pedestrian movement, building evacuation, and...