Georgia Tech Savannah Holds Hurricane Preparedness Training Sessions

SAVANNAH, Ga. (May 23, 2011) – In response to the fast-approaching hurricane season, which starts June 1 and ends November 30, Georgia Tech Savannah is holding three training sessions intent on better preparing faculty, staff and students for a hurricane scenario. The training sessions will be led by Captain Anthony Whitmire and will take place in room 38 of the ELAB Building. Participants will be instructed in the emergency plans of Georgia Tech Savannah and what exactly one can do to ensure the future safety of family, pets and the like in addition to reducing the effects of a hurricane disaster on one’s home.

The dates for the hurricane preparedness training sessions are as follows:

Monday, May 23, 2011
1 – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
1 – 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 2, 2011
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

All interested participants are asked to please RVSP with Captain Anthony Whitmire through email:


About Georgia Tech Savannah

The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech, is one of the world's premier research universities. Ranked the 10th best engineering and information technology university in the world by the Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings and seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities, Georgia Tech has more than 20,000 students and is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Georgia Tech Savannah campus offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, and electrical and computer engineering.

Contact Info: 

Nikki Troxclair, APR, LEED AP
Assistant Director of Communications
Direct: 912-966-7922