Post Tagged with: "homeland security"

@SECNIELSEN/TWITTER | Kevin McAleenan, the current commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is set to replace  Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94), who resigned from her position as secretary of homeland security Sunday.

Alumna Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as Homeland Security Secretary

Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94) resigned from her position as secretary of homeland security Sunday, marking the 48th senior official to depart President Donald Trump’s administration. Nielsen has helmed the Department of Homeland Security since December 2017, leading the Trump administration’s immigration policies and supporting the construction of a barrier along[Read More…]

by April 7, 2019 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
SIXTH & I The Washington, D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency announced funds to bolster security provisions at faith-based organizations. HSEMA will also offer security preparedness workshops.

DC Homeland Security Grants $1 Million to Religious Groups

Washington, D.C.’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency announced on Oct. 29 nearly $1 million in grants to improve security at D.C. religious institutions. The grants come as security concerns for local synagogues increase in the wake of the Oct. 27 mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith addressed students graduating from the McCourt School of Public Policy outside Healy Hall on Thursday evening in the first of 10 commencement ceremonies this weekend.

Speakers Impart Diverse Experiences

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, United States Agency for International Development Administrator Gayle Smith, Humana CEO Bruce Broussard, National League for Nursing CEO Beverly Malone and National Geographic Social Environmental Advocate Alexandra Cousteau are among 11 speakers addressing students during Georgetown’s commencement weekend. A total of 10 ceremonies will[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

The Price of Security

With the heat of election season rising, most political conversations focus around the immediate question of who will be the next president, but the 2010 film S.O.S.: State of Security explores deeper, more lasting political issues. This documentary, directed by Academy Award-nominated Michele Ohayon and screened by Hoyawood on Oct.[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Secretaries of Homeland Security Review Department, National Priorities

by March 2, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Secretaries of Homeland Security Review Department, National Priorities

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and her two predecessors took the stage in Gaston Hall on Tuesday morning to discuss the evolution of their department and the current state of national security. Presided over by NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell, the talk focused on commercial aviation,[Read More…]

by March 2, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Secretary of Homeland Security to Come to Campus

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will visit Georgetown on March 1 for a roundtable discussion to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Sponsored by the School of Foreign Service and the Aspen Institute, a nonprofit organization that organizes seminars and discussions revolving[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News