November 18, 2019

Q&A: Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity

In Part 3 of "Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity," a webinar hosted by Columbia Southern University, Dr. Tamara Mouras and Dr. Sancho Manzano answered viewer questions. This article is a transcript of the Q&A portion of that webinar.

October 11, 2019

How the U.S. Border Patrol Addresses Drug Smuggling, Human Trafficking and Terrorist Travel

In Part 2 of "Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity," a webinar hosted by Columbia Southern University, Dr. Tamara Mouras reviewed the mission of the U.S. Border Patrol and how it addresses drug smuggling, human trafficking and terrorist travel. This article is a transcript of Dr. Mouras' portion of that webinar.

October 4, 2019

Protecting U.S. Borders Using Cybersecurity

In Part 1 of "Addressing Threats to U.S. Borders and Cybersecurity," a webinar hosted by Columbia Southern University, Dr. Sancho Manzano reviewed what he describes as the "cyber triad protection" that oversees the cybersecurity protection for the Border Patrol: port-of-entry screening equipment, scanning equipment and devices, and forensics data information. This article is a transcript of Dr. Manzano's portion of that webinar.

March 20, 2019

Flooring Standards and Fall Prevention

Falls are the No. 1 citied topic for general industry and construction. Manufacturers and the American National Standard Institute are working at feverish paces to improve personal protective equipment, and OSHA is raising awareness. Ladders, rugs, walking surfaces, housekeeping and lighting are some of the common workplace conditions and tools that greatly influence the frequency and severity of falls.

October 30, 2018

St. John's David Milen Named Distinguished Faculty of the Year

Columbia Southern University recently honored emergency management lead faculty David Milen, Ph.D., as the 2018 recipient of its Robert G. Mayes, Sr. Distinguished Faculty Award. Milen of St. John, Indiana, was recognized for his outstanding achievements and contributions in aiding the university in its mission to change lives through education.

September 14, 2018

Addressing Firefighter Health and Wellness [Webinar]

Firefighting is a dangerous and rigorous profession that can take a toll on the body and on the mind. According to the National Fire Protection Association, sudden cardiac death was the leading cause of on-duty firefighter deaths in 2015. In 2017, sudden cardiac death accounted for nearly half of the 60 fatalities.

July 10, 2018

CSU Employee Honored for Excellent Course Design

On June 26, 2018, representatives from Blackboard, Inc., a leader in virtual learning environments and course management systems, journeyed  to Columbia Southern University to present instructional designer Julia Hart with the Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award for Liberal Arts Math. The Blackboard Catalyst Awards recognize faculty and course designers from schools, colleges and universities around the world who develop exciting and innovative courses that represent the very best in technology and learning. The Exemplary Course Program category honors courses demonstrating excellence in four areas: assessment, course design, interaction and collaboration, and learner support. This is the university’s second Blackboard Catalyst Award two years in a row, a rare honor.

March 27, 2018

Faculty Spotlight: Ramswell Publishes Book on Populism in U.S. and Europe

For CSU academic discipline director for history, philosophy and political science Prebble Ramswell, recent changes in the socio-political dynamics in the U.S. and around the world weren't only topics for the classroom, they were the inspiration for her latest book.   

February 2, 2018

Professor Linda Martin Eager to Support Global Safety in New Role as BCSP Board of Directors President

In her new role as the president of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals board of directors, Columbia Southern University professor Linda Martin is all about support. This year, she and the rest of the board plan to ensure that safety is a global core value in the world of occupational safety and health.