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Counterterrorism Expert Gen. Andrzej Pawlikowski at UHD April 30

On April 30, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) will host noted international counterterrorism expert Gen. Andrzej Pawlikowski. His presentation, “Terrorism and the Protection of National Leaders,” will be delivered at 2 p.m. in the Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium.

Pawlikowski is a leading counterterrorism strategist in Poland and has led a range of security teams in that country. In 2014, he co-founded the Business and Intelligence Security Service and served as the head of Poland’s Government’s Protection Bureau. He retired as a brigadier general in 2017.

Pawlikowski’s expertise is focused on security and protection issues and has spent many years leading special units reporting to the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration, the Prime Minister and State President.

This event is free and RSVPs are encouraged. Attendees can register online.

This event is sponsored by the Bill Brigman Endowment, the Department of Social Sciences, the Master of Security Management Program, the College of Public Service and the College of Humanities & Social Sciences.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.