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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) maintains numerous relationships with members of the academic community and directly engages with school administrators, faculty, and students on a range of issues. DHS formed the Office of Academic Engagement in 2011, strengthening the Department’s relationship with institutions of higher education (IHEs) in three functional areas of engagementresilience, and outreach.  

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Email our office at Receive updates on academic engagement at DHS by signing up for our free email service. To subscribe, visit the Academic Engagement GovDelivery page and submit your email address on the subsequent page.

Upcoming Events 

RTTX Philadelphia 2018: Campus Hazardous Material Spill
When: February 2, 2018
Where: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Scheduled Event Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST)

The pilot RTTX is a one-day event that will include a tabletop exercise and after-action session on preparing participants to respond to a campus emergency. The pilot event will focus on a hazardous material spill near campus.

LTTX North Dakota 2018: Cybersecurity Data Breach
When: February 7, 2018
Where: Bismarck, North Dakota

Leadership Tabletop Exercises (LTTX) are half-day events hosted for campus leadership designed to highlight their role in managing emergency incidents. The pilot event will focus on a cybersecurity data breach.


Last Published Date: January 11, 2018

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