Inside Look

Introduction to Homeland Security Through the Eyes of a High School Student

While most people graduate from high school in May and start college the following September, it’s more and more common for students to attend college later in life. Conversely, some students get an early start, but all nontraditional students experience similar concerns and discoveries.

Preparing for a Homeland Security Career

Written by Dr. Michael W. Collier

HLS 201 Emergency Management: Recovery Activities Video

The following video is a sample lesson from HLS 201 Emergency Management, one of the classes in the EKU Online Homeland Security degree program.

HALT Newsletter – November 2013

The EKU chapter of HALT, Homeland Security and Assets Protection Leaders of Tomorrow has created a newsletter, which will appear regularly during the Fall and Spring Semesters. The November 2013 issue includes the following:

Former Director of Ky. Office of Homeland Security Speaks to Class

Online Homeland Security Programs - Tom Preston Visit

Tom Preston, former director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security, spoke recently to Dr. Tyler Huffman’s GIS for Homeland Security class. Here, Preston shows how something as harmless in appearance as a flower in a traffic cone can actually serve to shield an explosive device, waiting only for someone to pull out the flower.

HLS 101 Lesson 6: Types of Cybercrime

The following video is a sample lesson from HLS 101: Introduction to Homeland Security, one of the classes in the EKU Online Homeland Security degree program.

HLS 435: Modern Natural Disasters

The following video is a sample lesson from HLS 435: Modern Natural Disasters , one of the classes in the EKU Online Homeland Security degree program.

HLS 401: Intelligence Process—Intelligence Community Organization

The following video is a sample lesson from HLS 401 Intelligence Process, one of the classes in the EKU Online Homeland Security degree program.

Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

The following video is a sample lesson from HLS 391 Vulnerability and Risk Assessment, one of the classes in the EKU Online Homeland Security degree program.

Student Spotlight: Edward Tamulevich

"I transferred to Eastern because the program here is so much more in-depth and well-tuned compared to my old university. I love the switch and have not looked back! The HLS program at EKU is exactly what I was looking for!"

—Edward Tamulevich, Homeland Security (Richmond, KY)