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EKU Homeland Security Program Holds 2nd Annual Research Showcase

On Thursday, December 3, 2015, the Homeland Security Program at Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice and Safety held it’s 2nd Annual Research Showcase.  The showcase, consisting of both poster and oral presentations, provides an avenue for undergraduate students to demonstrate their work and experience communicating their research with others.

Thurman Book on Bombing Investigation Published in Chinese

Tom Thurman’s book, Practical Bomb Scene Investigation, 2nd Ed, 2001, has been translated into Chinese and published for use in bomb investigation courses.

Dr. Hunter Selected to Participate as a National Expert Member of a U.S. Department of Labor Technical Working Group

Dr. Sandy Hunter, NRP has been selected to participate as a national expert member of a Technical Working Group (TWG) for the U. S. Department of Labor. The mission for this TWG is to determine the best practices for enhancing diversity within emergency medical services agencies (e.g., those using EMTs and Paramedics).

Eastern Kentucky University Homeland Security Students Serve as Simulation Cell Controllers in the 2015 Regional Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Drill

On September 15th and 16th, twenty student volunteers from the Eastern Kentucky University Homeland Security Program (including two graduate students from the Safety, Security and Emergency Management Master’s Program) collaborated with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (FEMA Region IV), the U.S.

Snodgrass Article Published in Firehouse Magazine

Paul Snodgrass, Lecturer, College of Justice & Safety was recently published in the July 2015 issue of Firehouse Magazine.  Snodgrass’ article, Social Intelligence in the Fire Service – A scientific approach to improving interpersonal communication, explains how sharpening social intelligence skills can be a benefit to first responders.  Social Intell

EKU HLS Featured in Military Advanced Education

Military Advanced Education, a journal of higher learning for military service members, recently featured EKU’s Homeland Security program.  MAE interviewed Dr. Ryan Baggett, Associate Professor and Program Director about military veteran students in the program and career opportunities for graduates.

Spring 2015 FPPS Presentations

See the links and video below for a quick look at a few of the FPPS Presentations for the Spring 2015 semester.

-Common Ear Disorders

-Critical Social Work


Baggett to Serve as a Member of the 2015 ASIS International Research Council

Dr. Ryan Baggett, Associate Professor in the Department of Safety and Security at Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Justice and Safety has been selected to serve as a member of the 2015 American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International Research Council.   

Security is a Family Affair at Eastern Kentucky University

On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, Mr. Steve Hamm, the UPS Supply Chain Solutions™ Director of Security for North America provided two presentations to the students in Eastern Kentucky University’s Homeland Security Program.   During his morning presentation, Mr.

Office Fires Infographic

In the workplace, nothing is less welcome than an office fire. A blaze disrupts workers, causes property damage, and sometimes worse. Companies are legally required to have fire safety procedures in place, and preventing office fires is vital. Unfortunately, various circumstances can lead to a fire and subsequent property damage or injuries.
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