Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Blog
Explore the crisis communication techniques emergency and crisis management officials use to save lives and mitigate negative impacts during crises.
What’s the role of the National Guard in disaster response? Explore how the National Guard prepares for and responds to natural and human-made disasters.
I'm excited to now be Dean of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs; I had an opportunity to serve as interim dean for the past two years and I've been a member of the faculty since 2004. So I feel like I have a good sense of the school. We have a tremendous group of colleagues; students love our location in Richmond.
Transitioning into her new role as Dean of VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Dr. Susan Gooden brings with her decades of experience. Dr. Gooden’s hands-on approach to teaching combined with her determination, optimism and social literacy makes her the ideal leader to elevate the institution and its nation-leading programs. Be it the pandemic or the recent focus on social and racial equity across the nation, Dr. Gooden’s knowledge and professional background affords her insight into the most important issues facing our nation today, an insight that Dr. Gooden is eager to share with the VCU community.
Cyber security threats have increased dramatically in recent years. Explore the types of cyber threats and learn how to mitigate the impact of cyber attacks.
What is homeland security? Discover how Virginia Commonwealth University’s Online M.A. in Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness empowers graduates to protect the nation.
Learn what domestic terrorism is and how homeland security and emergency preparedness professionals work to keep Americans safe from this evolving threat.
Critical infrastructure protection is a rewarding challenge. Learn how to train for careers in the vital fields of homeland security or emergency preparedness.
Explore homeland security careers and learn how VCU equips tomorrow’s leaders for public good with its online HSEP graduate program, the first in the U.S.