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Kay Bailey Hutchison CSS in the News

June 1, 2022

Security Studies Prof Named Editor of New Book Series on Marine Corps

Dr. William A. Taylor, an award-winning professor of global security studies at Angelo State University, has been named the series editor for a new book series titled “Studies in Marine Corps History and Amphibious Warfare” through the Naval Institute Press.

May 9, 2022

2021-22 Order of the Sword & Shield Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Order of the Sword & Shield national honor society recently inducted 28 new student members for the 2021-22 academic year.

April 14, 2022

ASU Selected to Pilot DIR Regional Security Operations Center

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) announced today that it will partner with Angelo State University to operate a pilot Regional Security Operations Center (RSOC) to provide Texas local governments with cybersecurity support.

April 12, 2022

Faculty Receive TTUS Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards

Angelo State University faculty members Dr. William A. Taylor and Dr. Anthony N. Celso have been presented the Texas Tech University System’s 2022 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards for ASU during an April 12 ceremony in the ASU LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center.

March 9, 2022

Angelo State Again Named a National ‘Military Friendly School’

For the 14th consecutive year, Angelo State University has been designated a “Military Friendly® School” by Victory Media (VIQTORY), which comprises several digital and print resources, including G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse, that serve military personnel and veterans transitioning into civilian life.

February 11, 2022

Top 10 National Rankings for Security Studies and Criminal Justice Programs

Several of Angelo State University’s security studies and criminal justice degree programs have again been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2021-22 by multiple higher education resource guides, with the majority of the rankings landing in the top 10.

September 27, 2021

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Textbook on U.S. Intelligence

Dr. Jeffrey Dailey of the Angelo State University security studies faculty has co-authored a new textbook titled “Intelligence for Homeland Security: An Introduction” through Colorado-based Lynne Rienner Publishers, an independent publisher of scholarly texts.

September 24, 2021

Angelo State Earns Statewide Veteran Education Excellence Award

Angelo State University has received a 2021 Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Award from the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Veterans Education Program – and is one of only six Texas universities to receive the highest-level Gold Award.

August 3, 2021

Security Studies Prof Wins Ford Presidential Foundation Grant

Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University, has been awarded a 2021 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Grant in support of his forthcoming fifth book, “The Advent of the All-Volunteer Force: Protecting Free Society.”

July 28, 2021

New National Veteran-Friendly School Honors

Angelo State University has earned national recognition as one of the top veteran-friendly schools in the U.S. for 2021 by both U.S. Veterans Magazine and the MilitaryBenefits.info independent online information guide for military and veteran benefits.

July 8, 2021

Top National Rankings for Security Studies & Criminal Justice Programs

Several of Angelo State University’s security studies and criminal justice degree programs have again been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2021 by multiple higher education resource guides.

June 21, 2021

Angelo State Again Named a ‘Best for Vets’ College for 2021

For the eighth straight year, Angelo State University has been named one of the nation’s best colleges for military and veteran students by the Military Times organization in its “Best for Vets: Colleges 2021” rankings.

June 9, 2021

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Book on Ronald Reagan

Dr. Kenneth J. Heineman of the Angelo State University global security studies faculty has published his seventh book, titled “The Reagan Revolution and the Rise of the New Right,” through ABC-CLIO, a leading publisher of academic reference books and periodicals for schools, public libraries and online textbook databases.

May 7, 2021

2021 President’s Awards for Faculty Excellence Winners

Dr. William A. Taylor and Dr. Anthony N. Celso of the Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice and Dr. Sangeeta Singg of the Department of Psychology and Sociology are the winners of Angelo State University’s 2021 President’s Awards for Faculty Excellence.

March 10, 2021

Security Studies Prof Wins National Research Prize

Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University, has been awarded the 2021 Sharon Ritenour Stevens Prize from the Association for Documentary Editing (ADE).

February 24, 2021

ASU Again Named a ‘Military Friendly School’ for 2021-22

For the 13th consecutive year, Angelo State University has been designated a “Military Friendly® School” by Victory Media (VIQTORY), which comprises several digital and print resources, including G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse, that serve military personnel and veterans transitioning into civilian life.

December 10, 2020

Security Studies Prof Wins Multiple National Research Grants

Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University, has been awarded three 2021 national research grants in support of his upcoming fifth book, “The Advent of the All-Volunteer Force: Protecting Free Society.”

November 24, 2020

Criminal Justice Prof Wins National Research Award

Dr. Jaeyong Choi of the Angelo State University criminal justice faculty recently received the 2020 Junior Faculty Research Award from the Korean Society of Criminology in America (KOSCA) during the society’s virtual national conference.

September 10, 2020

Online Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

Several of Angelo State University’s online homeland security and criminal justice degree programs have been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation by multiple higher education resource guides.

September 9, 2020

Order of the Sword and Shield 2019-20 Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Order of the Sword and Shield national honor society has inducted 19 new members for the 2019-20 academic year.

September 4, 2020

Three Profs Contribute to First Open-Source AP U.S. History Textbook

Three Angelo State University professors have joined with other faculty from colleges and universities across the country to produce the first Open Educational Resource digital textbook for U.S. history that aligns with College Board Advanced Placement (AP) standards.

August 12, 2020

CSS Prof’s Book is Required Reading at West Point

A book published by Dr. William A. Taylor of the Angelo State University global security studies faculty has been selected as required reading for every first-year cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, starting this fall.

July 9, 2020

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Book on George Marshall

Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University and holder of the Lee Drain Endowed University Professorship, has published his fourth book, titled “George C. Marshall and the Early Cold War: Policy, Politics, and Society.”

April 23, 2019

The North Korean Conundrum

Four of the nation’s leading experts on North Korean political and military issues took center stage as the featured speakers for Angelo State’s 2019 Center for Security Studies Symposium in April.

June 12, 2018

Global Security Exchange

Through its online security studies degree programs, Angelo State reaches military and civilian students in countries around the world. Dr. Randy Mullis of the security studies faculty reaches even more of them in person.

October 9, 2017

Resident Expert - Media Magnet

If you happen to see the ASU logo on CNN or Fox News, chances are it is on the screen behind Dr. Bruce Bechtol as he gets interviewed about the latest crisis involving North Korea.

May 12, 2016

CSS Named for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

With ASU officials, many local military and business leaders and San Angelo’s State Rep. Drew Darby also in attendance, Angelo State University on May 10 officially dedicated its Center for Security Studies (CSS) in honor of former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, who was a driving force behind the formation of the CSS in 2010.

August 18, 2015

CSS Profs Author Books with High Acclaims

Over the last year, faculty in ASU’s Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Security Studies (CSS) have been publishing books in their respective areas of expertise at an increasingly rapid pace.