Category: Stories

Workers clean a beach following the Refugio Oil Spill in Santa Barbara County. (Photo courtesy of CBS Los Angeles)

ELP grad navigates complex oil spill

An oil spill that soiled a couple of world-famous beaches in Santa Barbara County resulted in unique homeland security and disaster response challenges that incorporated traditional CHDS concepts from collaboration...


Alum, UAPI collaborate on degree program at FIU

Center for Homeland Defense and Security master’s degree graduate Ruben D. Almaguer has played a key role in spreading the Center’s educational multiplier effect with a newly established graduate degree...


Border Patrol Chief visits CHDS

Education and collaboration are important components to keeping the nation’s border secure, Border Patrol Chief Michael J. Fisher told students of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security Executive Leaders...