Faculty Profile

Andrew Yarosh

Andrew Yarosh

Graduate Assistant

Office: Lancaster House
Phone: 717-871-7534

Additional Information

Andrew is a full-time Graduate Assistant at the Center for Disaster Research & Education (CDRE).  He is a current student within the Master of Science in Emergency Management (MSEM) program and will be graduating in December 2017.  At the CDRE he is responsible for managing the Millersville Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), along with the 24 hour training program held on campus during both the fall and spring semesters.  Andrew is also the coordinator of the annual campus-wide event called Preparedness Day held on the 3rd Tuesday of September every year.  In addition, he is also President of the Millersville University Student Chapter of the International Association of Emergency Managers (MU-IAEM).  When not working at the CDRE, Andrew enjoys researching historical weather events along with spending time outside backpacking, hiking, and camping.

Andrew attended Millersville University as an undergraduate, where he majored in Meteorology and minored in Environmental Hazards and Emergency Management (EHEM), graduating in May 2016.  While an undergraduate Andrew was a member of the Ontario Winter Lake-effect Systems (OWLeS) project during the winter of 2013-2014.  While on the project, Andrew was trained, and operated Mobile Mesonets along with Doppler on Wheels (DOWs).  During the summer of 2015 Andrew interned for the National Weather Service – Weather Forecast Office in Mount Holly, NJ along with also interning at the Somerset County, NJ Office of Emergency Management.  It was through these internships along with many various experiences throughout his undergraduate years that Andrew found his area of focus.  He plans to apply his knowledge learned within the science of meteorology to the emergency management community, to enhance more accurate decision making along with promoting improvements in educational and communicational skills.