Homeland Security

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Mashell Carmack Homeland Security Graduate
Mashell Rena Carmack is a recent graduate from EKU Online’s homeland security bachelor’s degree program. Mashell is a Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) information coordinator for The Miami County Emergency Management Agency in Ohio. She recently shared her thoughts about her EKU Online experience.
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Jeff Benton Homeland Security Graduate
Jeffrey Benton grew up in Estill County, Kentucky less than 20 miles from Eastern Kentucky University’s campus. After graduating from high school, Benton joined the Air Force and began a 20-year military career, which took him all over the world.
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homeland security student success
Dr. Chad Foster is an associate professor and coordinator of the homeland security program at Eastern Kentucky University. In these roles, he enjoys working with students who have an interest in the homeland security and emergency management disciplines. Prior to joining EKU, Foster served as a federal emergency management agency contractor with responsibilities for implementing...
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homeland security misinformation
Most people have probably noticed someone on social media promoting a false or misleading post, headline or theory. Although sometimes an individual does this with malicious intent, it is often that an individual promotes false or misleading information due to their inability to identify what is true on the Internet and what is not. This...
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Ryan Baggett
Homeland security encompasses more than just border patrol and counterterrorism—disaster response, cybersecurity, and law enforcement all fit under the discipline. Whether you want to serve your local community or the nation at large, EKU’s homeland security degree offers numerous opportunities at every level of government — local, state, and federal, as well as private companies...
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homeland security christopher hogan
Christopher Hogan is a student in EKU Online’s homeland security bachelor’s degree program. Christopher is a communications manager at Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey. He recently shared his thoughts about his EKU Online experience.
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2020 Catalyst Award
EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in homeland security was recently named “Best in the South” and ranked among the top 52 best online homeland security degree programs by Intelligent. EKU was ranked no. 28 after assessing 116 universities and colleges and 291 education programs on accreditation, coursework, cost, reputation, flexibility and faculty.
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Best in the South & Best Disaster Resilience Focus badges
EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in homeland security was recently named “Best in the South” and ranked among the top 52 best online homeland security degree programs by Intelligent. EKU was ranked no. 28 after assessing 116 universities and colleges and 291 education programs on accreditation, coursework, cost, reputation, flexibility and faculty.
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Emergency Management during severe flooding
An emergency management degree positions graduates to combine historical perspective, critical thinking and modern technology to prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters. Students in the EKU Homeland Security program learn from instructors with real-world experience. Our faculty include a former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) contractor and educators who previously worked with...
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EKU Alum Autumn Stout
COVID-19 has changed the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management on multiple levels -- from our personal behaviors to the logistics of our working operations. The industry knowledge and practical skills that my EKU professors brought into the classroom have directly impacted the work I am doing in South Dakota to keep my community safe,...
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