Webster Study Abroad at OSAC briefing

| November 24, 2010
OSAC

McGrath, right, represented Webster at OSAC

Webster University represented at the Overseas Security and Advisory Council (OSAC) annual briefing in Washington, D.C.

Kim McGrath, assistant director, Office of Study Abroad, attended the OSAC annual briefing to learn about initiatives and resources available through this organization. The U.S. State Department’s OSAC was established to promote security cooperation between American private sector interests worldwide and the U.S. Department of State.

Held Nov. 17-18, this year’s briefing marked the 25th anniversary of the organization. The briefing provided general information as well as country-specific details regarding travel alerts and warnings.

Speakers included U.S. Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and author and newscaster Tom Brokaw. Many other professionals from both public and private sectors presented practical information on safety and security issues. A variety of academic institutions were represented at the event.

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