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August 2016

Better than the Truth: Extra-factual Sources of Threat

August 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Political Science Conference Room, Howard Phillips Hall 305 G + Google Map
Better than the Truth: Extra-factual Sources of Threat Conception and Proliferation

On Thursday, August 25th, we will be starting Fall 2016 with an event from Dr. Kelly Greenhill of Tufts and Harvard University.  She's finishing up a book on the surprising role that "extra-factual information" (EFI) can have on individuals and groups when they are attempting to validate and assess threats—and how that fear can lead to public policy changes.  The speaking event will take place in the Political Science Conference Room at noon.

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September 2016

Intelligence and National Security Careers Panel

September 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morgridge International Reading Center – Global Communication Room, 4143 Andromeda Loop
Orlando, FL 32816 United States
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Join us on Friday, September 9th for our latest Speaker Series event, where a panel of seven representatives will hold a discussion focused on life and careers in the U.S. Intelligence and National Security Communities.  Speakers are coming from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), State Department (DoS), and U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).  Afterwards, you will be able to mingle and speak directly with some of these representatives while light refreshments are served. This event will be held…

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Jobs in Security: Working for the NSA

September 29, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
CB1 Room 308

Join us this Thursday, September 29th from 8:30am to 10:00am for an insider’s look at intelligence analysis from employees of the National Security Agency.  You'll also hear about upcoming internship applications, field experience, and get advice on what it takes to work for one of the most critical lines of defense in our nation. This event will take place in Classroom Building 1, Room 308.  All students are encouraged to attend, as the NSA has need of a diverse set…

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November 2016

Domestic Terrorism and Homegrown Threats

November 17, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
UCF Student Union, Room 221, 12715 Pegasus Dr
Orlando, FL
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Join us for a unique panel featuring experts from intelligence and law enforcement agencies on both state and federal levels. Presentations and panel discussion will explore trends, reactions, and impressions of the seeming prevalence of domestic terrorists and radicalizing individuals. Expect to hear perspectives from the following organizations: Federal Bureau of Investigation National Counterterrorism Center Department of Homeland Security's Office of Intelligence and Analysis Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Department of Energy's Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence New Jersey Office…

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February 2017

Career Perspectives in Intelligence

February 15 @ 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Health & Public Affairs I – 119
Career Perspectives in Intelligence

Join us Wednesday, February 15 from 1:45pm-3:45pm in HPA1 119 as we host a panel discussion with six experts and analysts from within the IC and their partners in private industry.  This will include presentations focused on career paths and challenges, the mission and skillsets of each agency, and the importance of achieving security clearance.  You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions of the expert panel directly and speak with them after the event. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind chance…

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April 2017

Jobs in Security: Working for the NSA

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Harris Corporation Engineering Center, Room 104
Jobs in Security: Working for the NSA

Join us this Thursday, April 13th from 3:00pm to 4:20pm for an insider’s look at intelligence analysis from employees of the National Security Agency.  You'll also hear about upcoming internships applications, learn about security clearance, and get advice on what it takes to work in one of the nation's most critical lines of defense. This event will take place in Harris Corporation Engineering Center, Room 104.  All students are encouraged to attend, as the NSA has need of a wide range of majors…

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Alfredo Anthony: Military Intelligence Veteran & Outstanding AlumKnight

April 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
ROTC Heritage Hall (Classroom Building 2, room 123)
Alfredo Anthony Speaking Event

The Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence and Army ROTC are pleased to welcome retired Lieutenant Colonel and UCF alumnus Alfredo Anthony to campus on Wednesday, April 19th at 1:30pm to speak with students and faculty about his experiences in the Army and his growth at UCF. Following his studies here at UCF in Psychology, he served 21 years in the Army, headed Intelligence strategies in US EUCOM and US SOCOM, and was a senior intelligence advisor for Iraqi counterterrorism…

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August 2017

Political Psychology: Applications for Security Studies

August 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Howard Phillips Hall Room 409A

The IC CAE is proud to welcome two international scholars to a colloquium this Tuesday, August 8, at 1:30PM entitled “Political Psychology Applications for Security Studies.” All faculty and students are invited to learn more about this growing field of research. Our guests are: Julie Kaarbo, Co-Director of the Centre for Security Research at the University of Edinburgh presenting “Changes in Leadership Style Across Time:  The Curious Case of Erdogan”  Ryan Beasley, Senior Lecturer with the School of International Relations…

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September 2017

How Syria’s Islamist Rebels Attract Moderate Recruits

September 7 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Student Union, Cape Florida Room 316A
Cash Rules Everything Around Militants

Update: This event has been canceled to allow students to prepare for Hurricane Irma. Our first IC CAE event for the academic year is here, open to students and faculty: Vera Mironova, International Security Fellow at the Belfer Center in Harvard Kennedy School, will present this Thursday September 7th from 1:30 – 2:30PM. Her field research in active and post-conflict zones has focused on understanding why individuals fight, how they choose a group to associate with, and why they choose…

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Jobs in Security: Working for the NSA

September 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Health & Public Affairs I – 126
Jobs in Security

The National Security Agency is hosting an information session to discuss career opportunities on Tuesday, September 26 from 4:30 - 6:00pm. Three analysts and recruiters will be on hand to discuss the skills needed and describe the workflow at this critical intelligence agency. These presentations also consist of a wealth of information about the security clearance process, which is relevant for all IC and government positions. While the primary skills for NSA analysts include sciences, intelligence, and language analysis, they…

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