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Dean's List Spring 2023

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View the College of Justice, Safety & Military Science Dean's List Spring 2023!
Congratulations to our outstanding students! 

David Fifer is Reappointed to Serve on the NEMSAC Advisory Council

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Congratulations to Emergency Medical Care Professor David Fifer on his reappointment by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation for another two-year term on NEMSAC (the National EMS Advisory Council), as the rep for EMS practitioners nationwide. David is also slated to Chair the Adaptability and Innovation Committee.

EKU Professor of Justice Studies Judah Schept publishes Op-Ed in the New York Times about a proposed new prison in Eastern Kentucky.

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Professor Judah Schept has published an Opinion-Editorial in the New York Timesabout Federal Correctional Institution, Letcher. If built, FCI Letcher would be the ninth prison in Eastern Kentucky, a region already home to the densest concentration of federal prisons in the United States.

David Fifer, CJMS Faculty & Director of the EKU Center for Wilderness & Outdoor Public Safety, is interviewed by LEX 18

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David Fifer, CJSMS Faculty & Director of the EKU Center for Wilderness & Outdoor Public Safety, was interviewed recently by LEX 18 about recent rescues in Red River Gorge. Click the link below to watch as he and others discuss outdoor safety on the trails.

Congratulations Kim Chitwood!

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Congratulations to Kim Chitwood, who was recently featured in the Teaching and Learning Center’s Part-time Faculty Spotlight for her outstanding teaching and service to our students and programs! 

Dr. Scotty Dunlap Receives the 2023 Dr. Pogatshnik Graduate Faculty Award!

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The College of Justice, Safety & Military Science is pleased to report that Dr. Scotty Dunlap is the 2023 Dr. Jerry Pogatshnik Graduate Faculty Award Winner.

Congratulations Alpha Phi Sigma for Success at the ACJS Conference!


Members of Alpha Phi Sigma, the criminal justice honor society, attended the annual conference held in National Harbor, Maryland during spring break. The APS conference is held during the annual ACJS conference. Students from EKU competed in a variety of categories (knowledge test, crime scene investigation, and college bowl) against colleges from all over the country and Canada.