VINCENNES — The public is invited to register for the 2014 Vincennes University Homeland Security and Public Safety Community Academies. This year the first of two community academies will be held on March 22, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Vigo County Public Library located at Seventh and Poplar in Terre Haute. The second community academy will be held on March 29, beginning at 10 a.m. (CST) at the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library (Central Library) located at 200 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Evansville.
These presentations are designed to bring awareness about topics related to homeland security and public safety. Some of the topics to be discussed include: border security, the intelligence community, active shooters, weapons of mass destruction, emergency preparedness, international terrorism, domestic terrorism, and many other topics related to homeland security and public safety. The presenters are four-year students enrolled in the Homeland Security and Public Safety Baccalaureate Degree program at Vincennes University.
The community academies are free and open to the public. Registration is required for the event. Registration forms are available by contacting the Eta Sigma Iota Homeland Security Professional Society at EtaSigIota@gmail.com or by visiting www.vinu.edu. Registrations must be received no later than March 20.
For more information about the 2014 Homeland Security and Public Safety Community Academy or for more information about the Vincennes University Homeland Security and Public Safety Baccalaureate Degree Program, visit www.vinu.edu or contact Louis J. Caprino, Homeland Security and Public Safety Department Chair, at 812-888-6830.