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Nearly 60 Students Graduate from Hume Center National Security Education Program

May 11, 2017

This week, 40 undergraduate and 17 graduate students participating in the Hume Center’s National Security Education Program (NSEP) will be graduating from Virginia Tech. The Hume Center would like to congratulate these exceptional students, and we wish them all the best in their future endeavors. Students who participate in the NSEP pursue a variety of careers in the national security workforce after graduation, from government to industry to academia. Some of these students include:

  • Tim Luc, a Hume Center Undergraduate Research Assistant, earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He has accepted a position working at the MITRE Corporation as a Communications Systems Engineer. He plans to continue in his education by pursuing a Master’s degree while working with the company.
  • Miles Franklin, an Intelligence Community Scholar, earned a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. He will be starting law school part-time at American University in the fall while working full-time for Deloitte. During the summer months, he will undergo Army basic training, and hopes to be part of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps upon graduation from American.
  • Elaine Khuu, an Intelligence Community Scholar, earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. She will be starting work in the Tactical Electronic Warfare Division at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. She hopes to return to school in the future to earn her Master’s degree.
  • Jonathan Thews, a Hume Center Graduate Research Assistant and recipient of the Association of Old Crows Electronic Warfare Scholarship, earned an M.S. in Electrical Engineering. He will be joining the team at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Lab.

Click here to learn more about the academic and professional benefits of the National Security Education Program, the Intelligence Community Scholars, and Undergraduate and Graduate Research Opportunities with the Hume Center.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!