In times of pandemics like the coronavirus which causes COVID-19, emergency and disaster managers have one overarching task: to keep society functioning, regardless of the challenge. “Emergency management, as a profession, has been working very, very closely with the public health community for decades in anticipation of just a disease and outbreak like this,” says Tim Manning, Director of Washington Operations for the Pacific Disaster Center. Here, Manning talks with Tim Frazier, Ph.D., Faculty Director of Georgetown University’s graduate programs in Emergency & Disaster Management, about how these professionals coordinate emergency response and help communicate to the public that “we are all in this together.”
SCS continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and respond in support of the University community. Currently, all summer term courses will continue through distance instruction.
In terms of the Fall 2021 semester, the School of Continuing Studies will resume regular operations effective August 16 at the 640 Massachusetts Avenue building, unless otherwise noted for specific programs.