Homeland Security Major Answers a Lifelong Calling to Serve

Born a month before the tragedy of September 11, 2001, Ashley Arnone has always known where life would take her—into the military and an eventual position in homeland security.

Ashley Arnone

“I never would have had that opportunity at a larger ROTC program,” Ashley said. “At a large program, there was a chance they wouldn’t even know who I was. To be one of four cadets to shadow a military intelligence unit, I’m just so grateful for that opportunity.”

Ashley Arnone '23
  • BS in Homeland Security
  • The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies