Henley-Putnam University Experts Set Sail With SpyCruise(R) Sponsorship

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President Dr. Michael Corcoran Featured Speaker on Unique Educational Excursion

Henley-Putnam University, in partnership with the Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies, announced it will sponsor the 2010 SpyCruise® voyage, a national security educational and lecture seminar series. Henley-Putnam University president and former U.S. Secret Service Special Agent Dr. Michael Corcoran will join leading experts from the CIA, FBI, DOD, RCMP, KGB, and renowned intelligence authors and historians as a featured speaker during the cruise, discussing the radicalization of domestic terrorism.

“Much like our curriculum at Henley-Putnam, SpyCruise® is a great way for anyone interested in national security and intelligence to gather and learn from real experts in the intelligence field and those who share the same interest in related history, world affairs, intelligence, and the military,” said Dr. Corcoran.

Henley-Putnam University supports bringing the greatest minds in the field of Strategic Security together to share best practices, expertise, and to provide interested parties with an opportunity to learn from leading experts. SpyCruise® offers that by providing a fun, unique opportunity for interested professionals to attend exclusive lectures on intelligence, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, and national security issues. Those who attend these lectures and training seminars will be afforded a Certificate of Attendance from Henley-Putnam University to further substantiate the educational importance and value of this cruise.

This year’s SpyCruise® topic is “Current & Future Threats: Policies, Problems, and Prescriptions.” Additional keynote speakers include: Porter Goss, former Director of the CIA; General Michael Hayden, former Director of the CIA and NSA; Fred Francis, a two-time Emmy award-winning national security reporter; Bill Harlow, former Chief Spokesman for the CIA; Peter Brookes, Heritage Foundation Fellow, former CIA Operations Officer; Major General Paul Vallely, US Army, retired; Michael Braun, retired DEA Operations Chief; Managing Partner, Spectre Group International; and Clare Lopez, retired CIA Operations Officer.

Lectures and workshops are held on at-sea days during the cruise. The remainder of the time, participants can enjoy excursions, unique destinations, and all the amenities and activities offered by the ship.

The 2010 voyage sets sail November 13-20, with a cruise to the Caribbean aboard the Holland American MS Eurodam. Destinations include Ft. Lauderdale, Turks & Caicos, San Juan, St. Thomas, and the Bahamas. Those interested in participating can make reservations by calling Diamond Fun Travel at 1.888.670.0008. Details and base prices can be found at http://spytrek.com/spycruise/index.html. Space is limited.

For more information on SpyCruise®, contact Bart Bechtel, Acting Chief Academic Officer, Henley-Putnam University, at 772.446.7645 or BBechtel(at)henley-putnam(dot)edu.

For more information on Henley-Putnam University’s certificate and degree programs, please call admissions at 888.852.8746 or visit http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu.

Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and the Management of Personal Protection; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC (detc.org) and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from all branches of the military and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, DoD, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu), e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 888.852.8746.

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