Skip to main content
Main Penn College Website

Video spotlights emergency managers’ behind-the-scenes coordination

A wide variety of rewarding career options await graduates of Penn College’s emergency management program, the focus of a new video on the college’s YouTube channel. The bachelor’s degree prepares students for management positions in government, public health, health care agencies, and a broad spectrum of industries in which planning for potential emergencies is paramount. “A lot of people, when they come into emergency management, know and think of county-level emergency management, state-level emergency management; they think of FEMA or Homeland Security,” says David E. Bjorkman, an emergency management/social science instructor in the college’s School of Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications. “Emergency management and disasters touch every aspect of community life. Every organization. No one is immune to any disasters.” The piece was crafted by Tristan D. Scott, a student videographer/editor, under direction of  Christopher J. Leigh, video production coordinator.

Related Stories

Brooke M. Strubel, of Strasburg, Lancaster County, seen here at the Willing Hand Hose Co. in Montoursville, where she lived and worked while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in emergency management and homeland security at Pennsylvania College of Technology, also works full time at Ephrata Community Ambulance. Emergency Management & Homeland Security
Emergency management student thrives outside comfort zone
Read more
Pennsylvania College of Technology emergency management and homeland security student Joshua M. Walter, of Spotsylvania, Va., engages in a disaster response exercise at the Emergency Operations Center in Williamsport in 2019. Emergency Management & Homeland Security
Emergency management major anticipates surge in career field
Read more
Led by Franklin H. Reber, instructor of building construction technology, and students, Career Day visitors create concrete stepping stones. Emergency Management & Homeland Security
Career Day sets middle schoolers’ sights on tomorrow
Read more