October 5, 2017

Hackettstown, N.J., October 5, 2017 – Centenary University’s Department of Social Sciences, in cooperation with Triway International Group, Falls Church, VA, was host to 18 government Division Chiefs the People’s Republic of China recently.

The Executives work in various government bureaus involved in disaster preparedness, and are in the United States to study our current emergency management procedures.

At Centenary, they attended a seminar entitled Police Emergency Preparedness and Agency Interaction, and Police Crisis Communications. The seminar was presented by Dr. Joseph P. Linskey, Professor of Criminal Justice & Sociology. Topics of discussion included emergency management operations, deployment of resources during emergencies, interagency cooperation during emergencies, handling of foreign victims, and a case study on hurricanes Katrina, Harvey, and Irma.

After completing the seminar, Mr. Guan Huyuan (of the Beijing Office of Foreign Affairs) said, “the delegation had a wonderful experience at Centenary and it was great to talk with lecturers with actual experience in the police system.”

Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary University’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world.

Centenary University’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County). The Centenary School of Professional Studies offers degree programs online and in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, online, as well as corporate sites throughout New Jersey.



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