Inside Look

Are You Looking for Homeland Security Jobs?

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Homeland Security is one of the most rewarding and diverse careers available. The EKU chapter of Homeland Security and Assets Protection Leaders of Tomorrow (HALT) is hosting a career exploration series on Thursdays in February to showcase some of the employers who value graduates with degrees in homeland security and related fields. Presenters include:

Are You Ready for an Emergency Management Career?

If a disaster were to strike, could you be part of the solution?

Acquiring knowledge about emergencies, how to help, even on a somewhat professional basis, is important in being part of the solution. To meet this need, EKU has a bachelor’s degree program that teaches the critical knowledge areas of the profession of emergency management.

Preparing for Winter Weather

Are you prepared for winter weather? Here are some tips from the National Weather Service:

Before a Winter Weather Event

Research Showcase Recognizes Homeland Security Students' Work

The EKU Homeland Security program hosted its second Annual Research Showcase at the EKU College of Justice and Safety on December 3.

Volunteering During Disasters (VOAD): Neighbors Helping Neighbors


Sheltering and feeding, debris removal, disaster communications, and making repairs to damaged housing all share a common characteristic -- they rely on individual volunteers and networks of volunteer organizations active in disasters.

Natural Disasters: Surviving the First 72 Hours

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Those who live in earthquake prone areas are advised to prepare to survive for at least 72 hours following an earthquake. The actions of emergency responders and emergency managers is likewise critical in response to an earthquake, or any other type of disaster when life safety is of concern.

Are There Jobs in the Intelligence Community?

Intelligence careers span more than the CIA or the NSA. There are more than17 different national agencies employing thousands and thousands of individuals. Each branch of the U.S. Military employs vast intelligence teams to support its mission. National Intelligence agencies support U.S. policy makers and military commanders.

Faculty Spotlight: Pamela Collins

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Pamela Collins is a professor in the EKU Safety Security and Emergency Management program. She has taught both on-campus and online. She's currently an online instructor for the EKU Online homeland security program.

How long have you been with EKU?

29 years

Why did you choose this field?