May 30, 2024

Knights in the News | August 2019

CSU Alumnus Promoted to Fire Captain

Benjamin Martin, a CSU alumnus who received a bachelor’s degree in fire science and a master’s in public administration, has been promoted to fire captain. Martin has served for the Henrico County (Virginia) Division of Fire for 13 years. His new role over station two includes boat operations, fire and EMS.

CSU Alumnus Promoted to Police Chief

Charles “Cappy” Chandler has been appointed the permanent police chief for the Westerville (Ohio) Division of Police. He previously served four months as the acting police chief and also 24 years in law enforcement. An Army Reserve veteran, Chandler received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from CSU.

CSU Knight Promoted to Deputy Chief

Jason Dennis of the Clarendon County (S.C.) Fire Department has been promoted to deputy chief of operations. He previously served the department as captain, leading the training division since 2017. He received his associate’s degree in fire science from CSU.

CSU Knight Promoted to Fire Chief

Travis Hollis will serve as the next fire chief in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He previously served as fire chief in Rogers, Arkansas and has been in the fire service for 24 years. Hollis received his associate’s and bachelor’s degrees from CSU, and is currently working on his master’s.

CSU Alumnus Promoted to Fire Chief

Rodolfo “Rudy” Jurado has been promoted to fire chief in Hollywood, Florida. He has worked for the city since 1996. He is currently completing his bachelor’s degree in fire administration from CSU.

CSU Alumnus Starts Business, Gives Back to Veteran Community

Josue Zammaron founded ZamCo Directional Drilling in Houston, Texas. Zammaron, a military veteran, uses the construction company as a way to give back through donations to veteran nonprofits, as well as “hiring, training and investing in our veteran community.” Zammaron received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from CSU.

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