Inside Look

HALT Newsletter – March 2014

  • Risk management, transportation systems, sector specific plan. Critical infrastructure protection is the theme of this issue’s word-find puzzle.  
  • Security professionals at Kenneland Racetrack provide an inside look to HALT members.
  • HALT officers are needed.
  • Current Events Quiz

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ryan Baggett

Dr. Ryan Baggett is an Assistant Professor of Homeland Security within the Department of Safety and Security, which resides in the School of Safety, Security and Emergency Management at Eastern Kentucky University.  

Careers in Homeland Security

Homeland security presents a number of exciting career opportunities.  However, before you commit to a Homeland security degree program you should first understand more about this career field.  Do not just be influenced by Hollywood, through movies and television programs, as they paint a very dramatic and glamorous picture of homeland security professionals.  There is a lot more to a hom

Faculty Spotlight: Chelsea Adkins

Chelsea Adkins is an instructor in EKU’s School of Safety, Security, and Emergency Management. She earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from EKU in 1999, and earned a master's degree (also from EKU) in Loss Prevention & Safety in 2003.

Why did you choose this field?

Prepare for Exciting Careers in Emergency Management

Greetings everyone.

I am Dr. Fred May. I teach emergency management in the Homeland Security (HLS) Program in the Department of Safety and Security (DSS) at Eastern Kentucky University. 

In this post, I will provide you with some information about the emergency management component of our HLS program.

Physical Security Assessment Project – SEC/APS 210

EKU Online Student Menva Abelian and EKU Assistant Professor of Homeland Security Dr. Ryan Baggett share their impressions on the infrastructure security assessment project in SEC/APS 210: Physical Security.

EKU Among Most Affordable Homeland Security Bachelor's Degrees in the Nation

EKU Among Most Affordable Homeland Security Bachelor's Degrees in the Nation

Eastern Kentucky University's College of Justice & Safety has one of the most affordable homeland security bachelor’s degrees in the country, according to Fire Science Online – the premier source of fire science and other first response education information.