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DIA and ODNI Visit EKU


On September 19, 2018, representatives from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) visited campus for an information session with students and lunch hosted by BGS IC CAE.  During the information session, the representatives shared their advice and personal anecdotes regarding the application process.

NSA Provides Virtual Guest Lecture to BGS IC CAE Students

NSA Event

In a joint BGS IC CAE and HALT event on September 14, 2018, two representatives from the National Security Agency (NSA) graciously spent over an hour on a video call with BGS IC CAE students from Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) discussing the NSA and what they look for in new hires.

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.

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