Bruce Mawhirter, a civil engineer for nearly 40 years, puts his expertise to good use after Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and Hurricane Sandy in 2012, preparing designs to repair bridges, roads and homes. Michelle Barkley is a director of emergency management who handles emergency operations plans. Now, they’re both helping to mitigate disruptions caused by COVID-19.
Both of these people are real-life heroes. Both are also online students in Adelphi University’s MS in Emergency Management.
Read the full article to learn how students like Mawhirter and Barkley apply the management skills they need to effectively handle today’s emergencies.