On Dec 13, 2012, 16 students from various government agencies (Department of Defense, Department of State, Department of Energy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pakistan Army) graduated with the Advanced Management Program (AMP) certificate from the National Defense University iCollege. Students also earned the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Certificate and/or the Cyber Security 4011 Certificate. Guest Speaker at graduation was Elizabeth A. McGrath, Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense. The class award was presented by Mr. Robert Joynson from CSC, a long-time supporter of the iCollege. Dr. Robert D. Childs, Chancellor of the iCollege, presented the graduates with their certificates. Many family members, faculty, and staff of the college also attended and congratulated the graduates. The next 14-week AMP begins on January 28, 2013, and the Fall class starts in September 2013.