Celebrating the life of Captain (ret.) Albert Shimkus Jr.

By |2022-05-03T16:30:30-10:00April 6th, 2022|Categories: Faculty, College, news, featured|Tags: , , , |

Captain (ret.) Albert Shimkus Jr. The Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies celebrates the life of former professor and Navy Captain Albert Shimkus Jr. (April 6, 1945 - March 12, 2022). Born in Hopedale Massachusetts, he graduated from Hopedale High School in 1965 where he was a runner on the cross country team. After graduation, while the U.S. was fully engaged in the Vietnam War, he enrolled in seminary. He left the seminary and lost his 4D Deferment Status and quickly enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. In 1967, he deployed to Bien Hoa Air Force [...]

The Center Celebrates the Career of Lenore Patton

By |2022-02-25T16:58:55-10:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: news|Tags: , |

On February 17, over 80 family members, friends, and colleagues gathered in person and virtually to celebrate the career of Lenore Patton, Chief of the Regional Engagement Operations Division at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS).  For 27 years, Lenore has served as a DKI APCSS plank holder. She is one of the original team members who evolved the Center’s operations model for workshops, partnerships protocol and conference programs.   “The original team didn’t just put this organization together,” said Richard Sears, Dean of Business and Administration, and [...]

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