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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) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.