Out and About Dec 2016
Faculty and staff have been traveling during the past months attending a variety of conferences, networking functions, and participating in charity events. These various events give us an opportunity to meet professionals and learn more about the fields our educational programs support and to give back to worthwhile charities.
Check out some of the places we’ve been:
Oct. 4 - 5 COPSWEST Training and Expo, Sacramento, CA
Organized by the California Peace Officers Association, COPSWEST provides public safety officials of all ranks and agency sizes an opportunity to explore the newest technology, learn from industry leaders and network with current and future leaders. – COPSWEST website
California Coast University is proud to have a corporate partnership with Express Jet, and to be a sponsor for this worthwhile charity event. The tournament raises funds for Express Jet’s WINGS (When In Need Get Support) employee emergency assistance fund and the Employee Scholarship Fund.
Every year, the IACP Annual Conference and Exposition brings together “an unmatched educational program, renowned keynote speakers, community-building special events and the largest collection of tactical equipment and technology solutions available for law enforcement.” With thousands of dedicated professionals from federal, state, county, local and tribal agencies…participants get “the intelligence, strategies and solutions they need to sharpen their edge and better serve and protect.” – IACP website
Annually, California Coast University attends both the DEAC Fall Workshop and Spring Conference to meet with accreditors and professional colleagues from other colleges and universities.
From their website, “LACCEA has over 2,200 members consisting of Deputy Sheriffs, Firefighters, Probation Officers, Eligibility Workers, Children Services Workers, Doctors, Animal Control Officers, Administrative Staff, and many other hard working men and women employed with Los Angeles County. LACCEA's primary goals are to provide quality representation for our members in terms of working conditions and promotional opportunities, to advocate for legislation on issues that benefit the Latino community, and give back to the communities that we serve.” – LACCEA website
Networking events to assist women in business to: learn from other successful businesswomen; network with other small business owners; share ideas, experience and advice; and learn about the services of SCORE.
PORAC was incorporated in 1953 as a professional federation of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. PORAC represents over 69,000 public safety members and over 920 associations, making it the largest law enforcement organization in California and the largest statewide association in the nation.
CNOA is a non-profit, corporation dedicated to providing high quality training for law enforcement professionals. Since 1964, CNOA has grown to become the largest non-profit Training Association in California, with over 7,000 members. Their members include: local, state, and federal peace officers, prosecutors, law enforcement personnel, and other national and international associates. – CNOA website
Dec. 1 – Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon
California Coast University is proud to be an active member of the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce.
ABC7 and the Southern California Firefighters, along with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s “Toys for Tots” program, celebrate the 24th annual “Spark of Love Toy Drive.” The campaign collects toys and sports equipment and distributes them throughout Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Ventura and Riverside counties to participating children and teens. California Coast University is proud to participate in this worthy cause.