Inside Look

How Will Drones Shape the Future of Emergency Management and Homeland Security?

What role do drones play in the future of homeland security and emergency management? U.S. Customs and Border Patrol drones have been in operation for eight years, but according to Inspector General John Roth they have not contributed to more secure borders.

Emergency Management Intern Values EKU Experience

The summer after my freshman year of college I started working as an intern with the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management in Frankfort, KY. I worked as a full time employee with a 90 minute drive to work totalling 100 miles each way.

Combating Terrorism with a Homeland Security Degree

It was the attacks on September 11th that really brought Homeland Security into the forefront of everybody’s lives. Homeland Security has always been a principal motivator before as was terrorism / counterterrorism, but 9/11 is what made the everyday population focus in on the topic, and I believe it is what motivates many students to come to EKU to study Homeland Security.

EKU’s Online Degrees Ranked in the Top 50 by U.S. News and World Report

Eastern Kentucky University is ranked among the best in the U.S. News & World Report’s recently announced 2015 Best Online Education Program Rankings.

Security is a Family Affair at Eastern Kentucky University

From L to R:  Dr. Ryan Baggett, Mr. Steve Hamm and Mr. Mitchell Hamm

Dr. Ryan Baggett, Homeland Security Program Coordinator