AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Training offered by the Center for Governmental Services at Auburn University will provide public officials in Alabama and throughout the country with the resources needed to secure data and protect the interests of community governments and businesses.
Center director Don-Terry Veal said governments and businesses have operated under a heightened awareness of intelligence and security since the events of 9/11, and the need to secure data and information and protect resources is essential for the urban and rural communities within Alabama and across the United States.
Through the center, an agency of University Outreach, Auburn University recognized this need and collaborated with the Intelligence and Security Academy to provide current or upcoming managers, policy makers, law enforcement officers, military personnel and internet technology professionals with the proper tools to deal with security and intelligence issues and new threats.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – A conference on “Globalism in Today’s Workforce: Trends in an International Market,” organized by Auburn University’s Center for Governmental Services, will be held May 29 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta.
“The conference will provide a forum for leaders in business, government, academics and technology to examine trends in today’s international market and to collaborate on how best to prepare people for jobs that will meet the needs of a global workforce,” said Don-Terry Veal, director of the Center for Governmental Services, an agency of University Outreach.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Center for Governmental Services at Auburn University will host the 43rd annual Alabama County Government Institute June 6-7 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. The institute will begin with registration at 8 a.m. Thursday and will conclude by noon on Friday.
County commissioners and other county officials will gather for talks and discussions based on the theme “Staying Ahead of the Game: Innovations for Increasing County Revenue.” They will explore ways a county can enhance its revenue environment, be positioned for economic development and growth and effectively build for the future. The goal is to provide timely fiscal solutions for those engaged in all levels of Alabama government.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY –Auburn University’s Center for Governmental Services will hold a one-day conference, “Workforce Development: Bridging Gaps to Increase Investments in Alabama,” Monday, March 25, at the Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center in Montgomery.
Attendees will delve into critical issues surrounding workforce development and jobs that have an impact on Alabama’s citizenry, governments and businesses.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University’s Center for Governmental Services, a unit within University Outreach, has named James Barth Senior Fellow. The CGS Fellows program recognizes experienced practitioners, academicians and researchers for their significant contributions to excellence in government.
In announcing the award, Center for Governmental Services director Don-Terry Veal stressed the role and importance of the fellowship.
“CGS Fellows utilize their expertise to engage in research or funding opportunities that will enhance the quality of public policy for the State of Alabama,” said Veal. “Requirements for CGS Fellow status include experience, prominence and recognized contributions in public affairs.”