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EKU students support regional exercise, gain experience


September 14, 2022 – County and state officials in the region responded to a simulated chemical incident at the Bluegrass Army Depot in Madison County, Ky., on Sept. 14, 2022. Working behind the scenes as controllers to support this annual full-scale exercise were 20 EKU students.

Homeland security students showcase research, hear from experts during annual event

Research Showcase Winners

Students, faculty, staff, and guests gathered together on April 14, 2022, in the Stratton Building for the 8th Annual Homeland Security Undergraduate Research Showcase.

Homeland Security Graduate Featured in Eastern Progress

Timothy McKinnon and Elizabeth LeDonne

May 2022 graduate Mr. William Timothy McKinnon was recently spotlighted in the Eastern Progress for his exemplary public service and academic accomplishments. McKinnon graduated from EKU with a double major in emergency medical care and homeland security.

New Homeland Security Course to Address Mis-, Dis-, Malinformation

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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.

EKU'S Homeland Security Program Welcome's the U.S. Customs & Border Protection

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EKU'S Homeland Security Program is hosting a visit from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the largest federal law enforcement agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and has positions across the country in over 300 land, air, and sea ports of entry throughout the United States. 

Homeland security students gain valuable experience during Summer internships

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes

United 93 Film Screening

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This year marks 20 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Join others in a screening of the popular motion picture United 93 and brief discussion about homeland security from past to present. 

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