39.8 F
Washington D.C.
Friday, March 31, 2023

Increasing Diversity: USCG, HBCUs Meet for Summit

More opportunities for students and increasing diversity among members of the U.S. Coast Guard are the focus of a summit underway at Elizabeth City State University.

The 2nd annual U.S. Coast Guard and Historically Black College and University Training and Leadership Summit kicked off Wednesday morning in ECSU’s STEM Complex. The two-day event is focused on the Coast Guard’s partnership with several HBCU institutions, including ECSU, in the service’s effort to increase diversity among its workforce.

Among the key officials attending the summit are Vice Admiral Scott Buschman, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander; Rear Adm. Keith Smith, commanding officer of Coast Guard District 5; and presidents and officials of at least six other partnering HBCU campuses, including Hampton University, Bowie State University, South Carolina State University, Virginia State University and Norfolk State University.

Read more at the Daily Advance

Homeland Security Todayhttp://www.hstoday.us
The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

Related Articles

- Advertisement -

Latest Articles