Queens College Announces Fire Administration Program

Queens College Announces Fire Administration Program

The School of General Studies, Queens College, Flushing, L. I., announces a Professional Program in Fire Administration for Firemen, designed to provide college level training with emphasis on problems of administration rather than fire fighting techniques.

Registration began at the College on September 12-16. Tuition fees are $14 for members of the New York Fire Department and $20 for all others. Students also pay a registration fee of $2 and a Library Service Fee of $1.00.

Courses to be offered in the fall semester of 1955 cover “Fundamentals of Fire Administration” (basic, intended for firemen interested in securing professional advancement to officer ranks), Mondays, September 19-Jattuary 9; “Fire Company Administration,” Tuesdays. September 20-January 10; “Hydraulics for Firemen” (intensive course for professional firemen), Wednesdays, September 21 to January 11 and “Legal Aspects of Fire Prevention” (a study of laws and regulations pertaining to the fire service) and an advanced course in “Fundamentals of Fire Administration,” the last two to be offered in the Spring of 1956.

An Advisory Committee set up for the program in Fire Administration includes, among others, Howard Barry, President, Uniformed Firemen’s Association of Greater New York; Percy Pugbee, General Manager, National Fire Protection Association; William E. Clark, Captains’ Representative, Uniformed Fire Officers Association, New York City; George W. Clough, Nassau County Fire Marshal; Solomon Hoberman, Director, Bureau of Training, Department of Personnel, Civil Service Commission, New York City; Edward J. MacDonald, Chief, White Plains, N. Y., Fire Department, and Fred Shepperd, Editor, FIRE ENGINEERING.

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