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vitalvoices hosts ‘Situational Awareness’ Feb. 15 & March 28

UHD Center for Public Service and Community Research hosts it first vitalvoices event of 2023: “Situational Awareness: What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do,” on February 15 and again on March 28.

The Campus Community is invited to learn from UHD’s very own in-house expert, Lt. Trinity Delafance of the UHD Police Department, who will discuss the latest research on situational awareness with regard to an active shooter situationLt. Trinity Delafance beyond the rehashing of the “‘run, hide, fight” response. The in-person session will include a simulation as well as a historic overview of active shooter events in the U.S., a look into case studies, review of emergency response plans, and how to create your own survival mindset. 

Register below to select your preferred session to attend:

Wednesday, Feb. 15
2 – 4 p.m.
College of Public Service, C100

Tuesday, March 28
2 – 4 p.m.
College of Public Service, C100

For more information, contact Steven Villano, Director, Center for Public Service & Community Research, at 713-226-5244 or villanos@uhd.edu.

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 more than 15,000 students, boasts more than 64,000 alumni, and offers 46 bachelor’s degrees, 11 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences & Technology. 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.