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The Means Report: Augusta University President Discusses Growing The University And Augusta
The Means Report: Augusta University President Discusses Growing The University And Augusta

Augusta, GA — From educating the cyber experts of the future, to changing the “face” of the Garden City, this is a very busy time for Augusta University. We tackle those topics on The Means Report this week.

Brad Means welcomes special guest — Augusta University President — Dr. Brooks Keel. He talks about the efforts to transform the old Golf and Gardens into a cyber village. It will be a place where students can learn about cyber security and prepare to put those skills to work when they graduate.

“And what we’re sort of envisioning is a place — a campus — where we would move all of our cyber security training,” Dr. Keel explains. “So classrooms, students, faculty, and offices are there, but also a place for business and industry to come. We know that a lot of businesses have already come to Augusta in support cyber command going to Fort Gordon. In 2020 that cyber command will be set up. That will be the army’s go to place for cyber security in the country.”

Dr. Keel also looks at the future of the Summerville campus, and he updates us on the efforts to put the Augusta University Cancer Center in the national spotlight.Part 2

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The Means Report first aired in January of 2009 offering coverage that you cannot get from a daily newscast. Forget about quick soundbytes -- we deliver an in-depth perspective on the biggest stories. If they are making news on the local or national level, you will find them on the set of The Means Report. Hosted by WJBF NewsChannel 6 anchor, Brad Means, The Means Report covers the topics impacting your life, your town, your state, and your future.