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September 2015

Practicing Political Science

September 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Political Science Conference Room, Howard Phillips Hall 305 G + Google Map

This talk will focus on the transition from academia to practicing political science. Dr. Trace C. Lasley will discuss his research interests, past and current work, and his job as a senior strategist for the Department of Homeland Security as well as his work on the National Security Council. He will also share his view of the academic discipline as a practitioner.

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November 2015

Life and Careers in the Intelligence Community

November 5, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Student Union, Pegasus Ballrom,

Join us on Thursday November 5th for our Speaker Series: Life and Careers in the Intelligence Community. A panel of practitioners from at least five different intelligence agencies will be represented and will introduce the intelligence community to students by talking about their lives and careers in the field. The speakers will talk about their respective agencies, how they came to be in the IC, the application and hiring process they went through, their daily work life, etc. These topic…

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March 2016

Geospatial Security: Opportunities and Insights from the Intelligence Community, Academics, and the Private Sector

March 2, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UCF Student Union, Room 220,

This panel brings together government, academic, and private sector practitioners involved in the analysis of geospatial data in the fields of security and intelligence. This event will expose students to the interesting technical skills and opportunities that are fast becoming one of the most important avenues of intelligence analysis. Students will hear from a diverse set of analysts, and will also be able to engage in a conversation that bridges the experiences of government practitioners with the insights of advancements…

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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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