5th District Mid Atlantic Public Affairs
July 30, 2012
Coast Guard Atlantic Area Public Affairs
Contact: Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa L. Leake
Office: (757) 398-6407
Coast Guard, Fayetteville State University representatives sign memorandum of agreement
PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Vice Adm. Robert Parker, Atlantic Area commander, and James Anderson, Fayetteville State University chancellor, sign a memorandum of agreemeement at the Federal Building here Wednesday.
The agreement sets forth the terms for the Coast Guard and Fayetteville State University to engage in a student research partnership.
Under the new agreement:
• The Coast Guard will designate members in the Atlantic Area operations analysis division including a liaison representative, together with an FSU faculty member to assist in identifying research topics for each participating student.
• Conduct telephone orientations for each student in respect to any policies, rules and regulations of the Coast Guard relating to identified research topics, to include advising participating student on the availability and disclosure limitations for information related to these topics.
• Provide a copy to the Coast Guard of all research and products resulting from student’s research requested by the Coast Guard including thesis papers, which may be of assistance to the service in the performance of its powers, duties or functions.
FSU is a Historically Black College and University. For more on the Coast Guard’s HBCU and other diversity initiatives, visit www.uscg.mil/diversity/.
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