Fairleigh Dickinson to Offer One-Week Global Security Course In England
Madison, NJ (February 10, 2009) — For the first time, Fairleigh Dickinson University will offer a one-week course in Global Security for American students at its beautiful Wroxton College campus in England. The course will run from April 24-May 1.
The three-credit class, which can be taken for undergraduate credit, taken for graduate credit, or audited, will be conducted by two highly-qualified instructors, Stan Supinski and Michael Kelly. Supinski is the Deputy Director, Training and Education, of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command. A retired Air Force veteran, he spent most of his 27 years working in intelligence.
Michael Kelly, named the top columnist in the nation in 2004 by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists and the “Journalist of the Year” by the New Jersey Press Association, has spent much of the last eight years covering terrorism, including pieces on Ground Zero, the 9-11 Commission, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba terrorist detention prisons, and his trip to Malaysia where he visited the apartment where the attacks of September 11, 2001 were first planned. He is also the author of two books: “Color Lines” and “Fresh Jersey”.
Multidisciplinary and multinational approaches to Global Security will be explored. The history of terrorism, managing media in times of crisis, the role of the military in combating terrorism, and what the United States can learn from other nations about negating terrorism will be covered along with several other topics. Student will also take field trips to Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon
Tuition, room and board for the program are $1381.50 for master’s credits, $1306.50 for undergraduate credits, and $460.00 for auditing students. The costs for room, board, and field trips is $1350. Students are responsible for arranging their own transportation to and from England. For an additional cost, students may bring a guest.
Wroxton College, surrounded by 56 acres of lawns, gardens, lakes and woodlands, is located in the heart of England, just minutes from Oxford and Stratford-Upon-Avon. Students in this program will be housed in a fully modernized 17th century Jacobean mansion that was once the home of Lord North, England's Prime Minister during the American Revolution. Since Fairleigh Dickinson University opened its British campus in 1965, Wroxton has been chosen as the overseas study site for students from more than 250 colleges and universities nationwide.