CSU Administration

Michael Cannon
Director of Military Initiatives

Mike Cannon serves as the Director of Military Initiatives at the Columbia Southern Education Group. He earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA in 1980. He earned a Master’s of Science degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University in 1993 and a Master’s in National Security Strategic Studies at the U. S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, PA in 2001. He works with external stakeholders to earn contract opportunities with the Federal Government for CSU and Waldorf College. As the senior military representative for CSEG he collaborates with the Military Outreach council to advocate for issues as they relate to Veterans and transitioning service members. He retired from the U.S. Army in 2010 with a background in Special Operations and Artillery and worked for the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. for eight years as the Chief of Staff before joining CSU.

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