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IC CAE Marshall Students & Staff Help Liberate Victims of Human Trafficking


A group of Marshall University’s Digital Forensics and Information Assurance students, faculty, and staff have assisted in the liberation of nearly 40 child trafficking victims and the arrest of 10 suspected traffickers. They did so through a partnership with the nonprofit group Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.).

Scholar Partners with Local Emergency Management to Translate Disaster Documents


BGS IC CAE scholar, Katie Wyant, completed a semester-long service activity with the local Madison County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)/Chemical Stockpike Emergency Preparendess Program (CSEPP).  During the service activity she translated triage and disaster signage into Spanish, which will be used in future exercises and in the case of an emergency.  Wyant also assisted with the

EKU Hosts Critical Thinking Applied to the Intelligence Analysis Process (CTIAP) Workshop


On February 2nd, 2018 Dr. James Hess joined BGS IC CAE Scholars to conduct a full-day workshop on critical thinking and the process of applying it to intelligence analysis. Dr. Hess is a retired U.S. Army Intelligence Officer, as well as a previous professor in the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

IC CAE Scholars Attend the Advanced Technical Intelligence Center


The Advanced Technical Intelligence Center (ATIC) is a 15 week hybrid program combining 10 weeks of in-class intelligence coursework, followed by a 5 week experiential learning track in either Law Enforcement, Technical Analysis, or Cyber Security. The mission of ATIC is to develop advanced critical thinkers capable of problem-solving and communicating complicated ideas.

Impariamo Newsletter


The mission of IC CAE is to provide grants to competitively chosen universities and colleges to enhance the recruitment and retention of an ethnically and culturally diverse Intelligence Community workforce with capabilities critical to the national security interest of the United States.

UPS Cyber-security Operations Guest Lecture


On November 16th, 2017 the Bluegrass State Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (BGS IC CAE) hosted Michael Robinson, a UPS Information Security Manager. The event, which was co-hosted by the EKU Department of Computer Science, consisted of two sessions throughout the day. Mr.

BGS IC CAE Scholar Presents a Maritime Risk Symposium


Mr. Bailey Cox, a senior Homeland Security major at EKU, recently attend and presented at the 8th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium held at Tiffin University. The theme of the symposium was Cybersecurity in the Maritime Transportation System. The invitation-only annual symposium is attended by professionals in the maritime arena including the U.S. Coast Guard, private industry, and universities.

Crime Prevention Panel


On November 6, 2017, Alpha Phi Sigma and the Bluegrass State Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (BGS IC CAE) hosted a Crime Prevention Panel. The panel consisted of six different speakers. Mr. Bob Douglas from Kentucky Crime Prevention Coalition spoke about the future for crime prevention in school. Mr.

Department of Energy Guest Analyst


On November 2nd, 2017, the Bluegrass State Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (BGS IC CAE) hosted Department of Energy (DoE) analyst Timothy Lawley. The two presentations given by Mr. Lawley detailed the history of the DoE, how the agency works to secure the United States safety, and what steps students should take if interested in the DoE or any analyst position. Mr.

Intelligence Career Panel at Kentucky State University


On October 27th, 2017, the Bluegrass State Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (BGS IC CAE) hosted an intelligence career panel at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky. The career panel included guest speakers from the U.S. Army, the Kentucky Homeland Security Fusion Center, the Defense Intelligence Agency/CENTCOM, and the Kentucky State Police.

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