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APSU joins Academic Consortium for Homeland Security

APSUs newly established Institute for Global Security Studies (IGSS) has been registered as part of the National Academic Consortium for Homeland Security (NACHS).

APSU is the only Tennessee Board of Regents university to become part of this nationwide consortium.
APSU's newly established Institute for Global Security Studies (IGSS) has been registered as part of the National Academic Consortium for Homeland Security (NACHS).

APSU is the only Tennessee Board of Regents university to become part of this nationwide consortium.

The consortium is made up of public and private institutions engaged in scientific research, technology development and transition, education and training, as well as service programs concerned with national security challenges, issues, problems and solutionsboth at home and around the world. The objectives of NACHS are to:

•Improve understanding of national-security issues, especially terrorism and strategies for counterterrorism;

•Promote development of better-informed public policy, strategy, plans and programs regarding national-security issues;

•Develop new technologies and transition those technologies into effective, practical and affordable solutions to international and homeland-security problems; and

•Educate and train the people required by governmental and non-governmental organizations to effectively accomplish international and homeland-security roles and responsibilities.

For more information about the NACHS or APSU's Institute for Global Security Studies, contact APSU President Sherry Hoppe at (931) 221-7566.
—Dennie Burke