New Rochelle, NY (September 5, 2014) Joshua Klein, Ph.D., assistant professor of Criminal Justice at Iona College will be the keynote speaker at the Westchester Emergency Communications Association (WECA) on Monday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Klein's presentation is titled "White Collar Crime, Politics and Emergency Preparedness. The lecture will take place at the Westchester County Center at 198 Central Avenue in White Plains, NY. This lecture is free and open to the public.
WECA, founded in 1972, was organized to assist the Westchester County (New York) Civil Defense Office, now the Office of Disaster and Emergency Services (ODES) with communications support. WECA's membership consists of over 300 amateur radio operators (Hams) who live in the greater Westchester County area. Active members serve the community at public service events, natural disasters and civil defense situations as the premier auxiliary communications arm for Westchester County.
About Iona College:
Founded in 1940, Iona College is a four-year private coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers and American Catholic higher education. It is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values of justice, peace and service. Iona offers undergraduate degrees in liberal arts, science, and business administration, as well as Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees and numerous advanced certificate programs. Iona College is the second largest private sector employer in New Rochelle, NY.