San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2011
Henley-Putnam University, the leading educator in the field of strategic security, and ASIS International, the preeminent organization for security professionals worldwide, have announced a strategic partnership. They also unveiled one of the first results of this partnership, a scholarship for ASIS members who pursue a degree in Strategic Security at Henley-Putnam University.
The ASIS Member Scholarship will be available to all ASIS members of good standing who enroll in a Henley-Putnam degree program. The $2,500 scholarship will be applied as a pro rata credit towards tuition.
“ASIS is dedicated to top-quality education that enables security practitioners to develop and employ innovative security strategies,” stated Mr. Michael Stack, Chief Executive Officer of ASIS International. “Henley-Putnam University’s program leverages today’s industry leaders experience and expertise to prepare tomorrow’s top security professionals.”
Mr. Stack is also one of the industry leaders recently tapped by Linda Florence, Ph.D., CPP, and Dean for both the Doctorate of Strategic Security (DSS) and the Strategic Security & Protection Management programs at Henley-Putnam, to bring an unparalleled breadth of talent and depth of experience to the University by serving on the Board of Advisors for the Strategic Security & Protection Management program.
“These respected individuals are today’s security industry leaders,” stated Dr. Florence. “They’re in the very best position to know what skills and knowledge our students will need as they advance their careers. Our plan is to shape Henley-Putnam students into world-class experts in strategic security and protection management who will serve as tomorrow’s industry leaders.”
“Henley-Putnam faculty are expert professionals who’ve done this work themselves and can share valuable, practical knowledge”, said Ray O’Hara, CPP; Executive VP, Andrews International and 2011 President, ASIS International.
Founded in 1955, ASIS International is an organization with over 37,000 security professionals focused on creating educational programs and materials in a wide variety of security interests to increase the effectiveness of security professionals worldwide.
Henley-Putnam University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management, a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security, and several certificate programs in Strategic Security.
For more information on the ASIS Member Scholarship or Strategic Security degrees, along with additional details on the scholarship, please contact the Henley-Putnam Director of Admissions at 888.852.8746 or visit http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu.
ABOUT ASIS INTERNATIONAL
ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals, with more than 37,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry’s No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.
ABOUT HENLEY-PUTNAM UNIVERSITY
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 Strategic Security & Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam’s Strategic Security curriculum includes a unique focus on deterrence and prevention, preparing students with the skill set to foresee and avert potential threats. 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 (http://www.detc.org) and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on experienced faculty members from all branches of the military, intelligence and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, NSA, DOD, DOJ, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu), e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam.edu, or call 1-888.852.8746.