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Fall 2008 OSAC College and University Study Abroad Health, Safety and Security Seminar for Study Abroad

When:Friday, September 19, 2008
Where: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

In coordination with Texas Tech University, the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) and Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State, and others, there will be a full-day health and safety workshop in Lubbock, Texas on the campus of Texas Tech University.

This free, one-day seminar will be provided to address critical study abroad health and safety issues. Through support from sponsors, there will be no cost to attend and a pre-workshop networking reception will be hosted on Thursday evening, September 18th and a continental breakfast and lunch will provided to attendees during the workshop.

Program Sponsors:

We look forward to a useful interchange between presenters and attendees. Issues discussed will include:

  • Risk and Crisis Management Challenges From Crime, Accident, Injury, Effective Communication and Insurance to Terrorism
  • Alcohol and Drug Use and Abuse
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Sexual Harassment and Assault
  • Program Director Training
  • Orientation Programming
  • Resources to Support Effective Program Administration

The event will be held at the International Culture Centre building on the campus of Texas Tech University, and a block of guest rooms are available at the Radisson Hotel in Lubbock at a rate of $54 per night, plus tax. Reservations should be made as soon as possible, but no later than September 5, 2008 (please note that this is a football weekend at Texas Tech and there will be no hotel rooms available on Friday night after the workshop. The seminar will end at 4:00pm and transportation will be provided to the airport). Flights to Lubbock run through Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and Albuquerque.

Please RSVP As Soon As Possible as There is Limited Space for the Workshop:

Aki Shimada, Texas Tech University

Phone: (806) 742-2218