Special WIUP-TV Programming Honors Hurricane Katrina’s Fourth Anniversary

Posted on 9/1/2009 12:57:23 PM

With the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on August 29, WIUP-TV will be airing two 30-minute specials on the disaster the week of August 31, 2009.

Both specials feature Dr. Kevin Bailey, an IUP alumnus and associate vice president of Student Affairs for Tulane University, and are hosted by Dr. Richard Lamberski, professor of Communications Media.

The first special, “The Tulane University Experience with Katrina: Crisis Management and Leadership,” captures Dr. Bailey’s thoughts before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina. The second special, “Universities at Risk: Caught in Nature’s Path,” focuses on Katrina’s impact to Tulane University’s crisis management plan. He discusses how to maintain preparedness and awareness before disasters and the actions that take place before, during, and after the event.

The specials will air Wednesday, September 2 through Sunday, September 6, 2009. The first airs at 8 p.m. and the second at 8:30 p.m.

Universities at Risk: Caught in Nature’s Path” may also be viewed on on IUP's YouTube channel at any time.


David Lind
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Department of Communications Media
Davis Hall, Room B-36
570 S. 11th St.
Indiana, Pa. 15705-1058