September 22, 2023

Alumni in the News | November 2015

  1. CSU Graduate is Welcomed as Newest Member of Brevard Schools Foundation

Keith Gee, who graduated from CSU with his Master’s Degree in Business Administration in August 2015, has joined the Brevard Schools Foundation in Brevard County, Florida as program manager for Take Stock in Children. Gee is the son of educators, has spent his career in nonprofit management, and currently volunteers for a local high school’s marching band.


  1. CSU Graduate Begins as Assistant Coach for Kent State Softball

Kyle Gross graduated from CSU in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration and previously worked as an assistant coach at Walsh University and the head coach at Health High School, among other accomplishments. He began as the assistant coach at Kent State in October.


  1. Oakland County Sherriff’s Commander Retiring

Timmy Atkins is set to retire this month after a 28-year career with the Oakland County, Michigan sheriff’s office. He will be starting a new position as the head of security at St. Joseph Oakland Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. Atkins received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from CSU this year.


  1. CSU Grad Named Next Fire Chief for Janesville, Wis.

Randy Banker, a CSU graduate with a bachelor’s degree in fire science, has been selected as the next fire chief for Janesville, Wis. He was selected by the city’s Police and Fire Commission and will begin in January 2016. He has been serving as deputy fire chief in Batavia, Illinois for the last 26 years.


  1. CSU OSHA Graduate Begins Farm Work Bismarck, Ill.

Michele Rice, who obtained a bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and health from CSU, recently found employment in an unexpected place. She was approached by a farmer friend about a seasonal elevator job and she took the opportunity to utilize her safety training in a unique way.




  1. Marcel Ekobeni

    Any CSU Alumnus could give me some light? I am about to get an Admission into the Master of Science in Occupational Safety & Health-Environmental Management. CSU is Nationally Accredited but not Regionally Accredited. Is it easy to get a job with this National Accreditation? Is it easy to get an Admission into a Ph.D. Program from another University after this Nationally Accredited Master?