March 4, 2024

Knights in the News | July 2019

CSU Alumnus to Present Crisis Management Workshop

Paul Duckworth, who graduated from CSU with a bachelor’s degree in occupational safety and health, will present to business owners in the Augusta, Georgia area on the importance of putting a crisis plan in place. Duckworth currently serves as the senior advisor of security and emergency preparedness for Nutrien.

Knight Earns Safety Award

Chukwuemeka Onwuka was recently awarded the Annual Safety Fundamental Ambassador Award for his work at Procter and Gamble. Chukwuemeka, who lives and works in Nigeria, serves as their occupational health safety and environment manager and will soon complete his master’s in occupational safety and health at CSU.  

CSU Fire Alum Chosen for Local Leadership Intensive

Roger Robinson, who is the fire chief for the City of Alcoa, Tennessee, is one of 36 professionals chosen for the Leadership Blount County class of 2020. Robinson earned his associate’s degree from CSU.

Knight Named Fire Chief in East Tennessee

Jim Baldwin, who earned his bachelor’s degree in fire administration from CSU, will soon begin his new role as fire chief for the Fayetteville Fire Department. He has most recently served as the administrative staff officer with the Jefferson City Fire Department, as well as the 6th District constable in his hometown.

CSU Graduate Joins Coaching Staff at Hartford University

Don Justus will begin his new role as assistant softball coach at Hartford University in Connecticut. He has coached at the collegiate level for more than 10 years and received his BSBA in sport management from CSU.

Knight Inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Rudy Yovich joins 11 honorees who will be inducted into the Midland, Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. Yovich was a baseball star in Midland in 1981. He went on to play college sports and work as a television sports anchor. He later worked in college athletics. He earned his MBA from CSU.

Knight Earns Title of Paramedic of the Year

Andrew Rivard, an EMT with the Portland Ambulance Service for the last seven years, has been named EMT/Paramedic of the Year by the VFW Post 4090 in Portland, Michigan. He has served more than 19 years in the U.S. Army and currently serves as a sergeant first class in the Michigan National Guard. Rivard is earning his BS in emergency medical services administration from CSU.

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