Fearless Pursuits

The word “passion” evokes a sense of forward motion, of excitement and high intensity. It’s not often that we associate this powerful state with tranquility, but Emily Barrett, Director of Experiential Learning and External Relationships at the University of Albany’s College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cyber Security, connects her passion for teaching with finding peace within her surroundings.

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Community CERTS Build Confidence

Critical Ops led the eager group of learners in Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT) and cultural resiliency training. Lessons were short and impactful, lasting between fifteen and thirty minutes, pairing instruction with practical exercise and teambuilding games to capture the limited attention of teens.

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