Each year the local chapter awards the scholarships
to students who are pursuing security-related careers. ASIS International provides
matching funds for one of the scholarships.
This year, criminal justice major Lauren
Rockefeller received a $500 scholarship from
the local chapter plus a matching gift of $500 from ASIS
International, for a total of $1,000 in scholarship funds.
Criminal justice graduate student Raeesah Dalal received
a $500 scholarship from the local chapter.
UCF criminal justice faculty members Iryna Malendevych and
Joe Henderson were there to congratulate the recipients.
ASIS International and its Orlando chapter welcomes
security professionals, young and experienced, to join
ASIS International was founded more than 61 years ago. The
organization and the professional certifications it offers are
recognized internationally. Most major cities have a subchapter of
ASIS International that supports the security professionals and
practitioners in the area.
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One of the benefits of conducting international fieldwork is the opportunity to become engrossed in a different culture.
— William Moreto,
The people I worked with ... put me in every scenario possible and allowed me to experience it first hand.
— Max Thedy,
former student intern who worked with law enforcement rangers in Cape Town, South Africa
I cannot stress enough the importance of the basic research skills and knowledge, combined with an understanding of data analysis for those planning to be leaders in the field of criminal justice.
— Roberto Hugh Potter,
Criminal Justice Department Professor
I would not be in the position I have today if it weren’t for the Criminal Justice Program at UCF.
— Carl Metzger,
M.S. in Criminal Justice, '03; Deputy Chief, University of Central Florida