May 30, 2024
CSU Knights in the News

Knights in the News | April 2023

Patrick Sweeney
Milligan University has hired Patrick Sweeney as their new head coach of men’s soccer. Sweeney, a former Milligan University soccer player, went on to play professionally over the course of 12 years. He played in the Irish First Division, Irish Premier League, USL Pro League and USL Pro Select League. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration concentrating in sports management in 2007 at CSU.

Tammy Booth Hollis
Capt. Tammy Booth Hollis was recently promoted from lieutenant to captain of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, making her the first female captain in the department’s history. “I want to show young women thinking about taking this career path that they can do this if they choose to,” she said. “Before you know it, you might be captain after starting as just a ‘little girl police’. I am extremely grateful for this opportunity and look forward to continuing to serve the citizens of Lee County in my new position as captain.” She is a 2014 CSU graduate.

Mark Antozzeski
The city of Middletown has appointed Mark Antozzeski as their first career fire chief. He brings 40 years of experience with him to the position. Antozzeski spent time in the U.S. Air Force, where he worked as a firefighter, fire inspector, crew chief and driver. He is a 2015 CSU graduate.

Bill Erb
The Tiffin Fire Department has hired their first full-time employee and has chosen Bill Erb to fill the position. Erb has worked nearly every first responder job there is before becoming the Tiffin Fire Department’s fire marshal and code enforcement officer in January. “I’ve got a diverse background in law enforcement, EMS and the fire service,” he said. “So, I’m able to look at a lot of different angles when I work toward my job.” He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in fire science at CSU in 2010, and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in fire executive leadership at CSU.

Mike Hanuscin
The Polk County Fire Rescue recently named Mike Hanuscin as their newest fire chief. He has over 30 years in firefighting, with 12 years as a volunteer firefighter. He graduated from CSU in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in fire science.

William Beck
The City of Waterloo has announced that Battalion Chief William Beck will be their new fire chief. He has been with the department since 2004. “This is an incredible opportunity, and I am excited to share my time and talents with the citizens of Waterloo. I would like to thank my wife and 3 kids for their love and support,” said Beck. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in fire executive leadership with a focus on public administration from Columbia Southern University.

Broderick McGee
Broderick McGee, who serves as the minister of music for Liberty Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas, has won the Gospel Musician of the Year Award and the Church Choir of the Year award at the 25th annual Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards in Houston, Texas. He is a 2010 CSU graduate.

Richard Waring
Summerville Fire & Rescue has announced the retirement of Fire Chief Richard Waring. He is retiring after serving over 30 years in the field. He graduated from CSU in 2009 with an associate degree in fire science.


Disclaimer: These testimonials may not reflect the experience of all CSU students.
Multiple factors, including prior experience, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes.
CSU does not guarantee a job, promotion, salary increase, eligibility for a position, or other career growth.