MTSU Compliance and Ethics Events
Compliance in Blue 2020: Changing with the Changes
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Compliance in Blue event for 2020 was held by virtual webinar in recognition of National Compliance and Ethics week. Speakers from the November 5, 2020 and November 9, 2020 webinars included: Rodney Escobar – Director, State of Tennessee Claims and Risk Management Division; Dean Kinsman – Special Agent, Cybersecurity, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Nathan Opie – Special Agent, Private Sector Coordinator, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Beverly Watts – Executive Director of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission; and Royce Massengill – Community Organizer, Podcast Host, and Music Producer.
Raising the Bar: Compliance and Ethics in Blue 2019
In 2019, CAERM held a second Compliance and Ethics Event entitled, Raising the Bar: Compliance and Ethics in Blue 2019. The one day conference featured General Session speakers Rodney Escobar - Director of the State of Tennessee's Claims and Risk Management Division; Beverly Watts - Executive Director of the Tennessee Human Rights Commission; and Darrell S. Freeman, Sr. - Vice Chairman of MTSU's Board of Trustees and Executive Chairman of Zycron Industries. The 2019 session also featured concurrent/break-out sessions with speakers from MTSU's Police Department; Academic Affairs Division; Finance and Administration Department; Disability Access Center; Child Care Lab; and from the Institutional Equity and Compliance Office.
The following are scenes from MTSU's Compliance and Ethics event in 2019 in recognition of National Compliance and Ethics week.
Compliance in Blue: Discussions on Compliance Topics in Higher Education - 2018
In recognition of National Compliance and Ethics week, which is typically the first full week of November, the Office of Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management (CAERM) hosts Compliance and Ethics events for MTSU faculty and staff. The first such event entitled, Compliance in Blue: Discussions on Compliance Topics in Higher Education, took place on November 6, 2018. The 2018 Compliance in Blue event was held in the Student Union's Parliamentary Room with a General Session that featured interviews with the University's Provost and General Counsel, as well as with the Chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee of MTSU's Board of Trustees, Ms. Christine Karbowiak, who serves as the Chief Risk Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and Executive Vice President of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
The following are pictures from the 2018 Compliance in Blue event in recognition of National Compliance and Ethics week.