Archive for May, 2010

Public Health and Public Safety

Capella University’s School of Public Service Leadership has announced a new degree offering with the DrPH. Capella has one of the few online DrPH programs and will have specializations in Health Advocacy and Leadership, and Epidemiology. Public health represents a critical area of study and research for scholar practitioners and I look forward to seeing […]

Public Service Challenge

Many of us join the public service field to do our part to make our community or our part of the world a better place – I know that motivated me on many different levels during my extensive career in the public service field. Likewise, I know that there are countless brilliant stories of service […]

Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Parts of the southern U.S.A. are in a state of emergency after the explosion, and subsequent sinking, of the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform. Unfortunately the explosion and sinking has resulted in a major oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the likes of which we have never witnessed. Aside from the multiple deaths from […]

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Picture of Dr. Steven Barthelmeus, aa contributor to Capella's public safety blog.
Dr. Steven Barthelmeus
Program Chair,
Public Safety – Criminal Justice/Forensics program, Capella University
Picture of Shelly Gill, a contributor to Capella's public safety blog.
Dr. Shelly Gill
Adjunct Instructor, Capella University
Picture of Dr. Joseph Pascarella, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Joseph Pascarella
Core Faculty Member, Capella University
Picture of Dr. Jeffrey Rush, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Jeffrey Rush
Asst. Professor of Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Dept. of Public Management and Criminal Justice, Austin Peay State University
Picture of Dr. Michael Kemp, author of Capella's public safety news blog.
Dr. Michael Kemp
Chair, Emergency Management, Capella University
Melissa Beasley
Captain, Florence Alabama Police Department
Darryl Jones
Capella University Learner and Chief, Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire
Dr. Laura Pettler
Investigator for Prosecutorial District Twenty A of North Carolina
Mark Rubin
Capella University Learner
Mark S. Warnick
Capella University Learner, Retired Asst. Fire Chief


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