Last year, last month or maybe even yesterday may have marked your last day in uniform, but you’re still keen on career advancement in the civilian world, too. Now that you’re far removed from the daily routine of active duty and following the promotion requirements for the next board, making a shift in your approach […]
Facebook Cybersecurity University
As a reminder, if you are a Veteran with a CS background or a student Veteran studying CS and interested in learning more about Cybersecurity, then this a great opportunity to learn more about this important and emerging field.
Forever GI Bill Update
In this 99th year of commemorating Veterans Day on November 11, VA has broadened that observance and appreciation to designate the entire month of November as National Veterans and Military Families Month. At VA, we like to say that every day is Veterans Day, but this month and year it has been especially evident as […]
COD Celebrates Graduation of More Than 100 Veterans
The College of DuPage Veterans Services office recently celebrated the accomplishments of more than 100 veteran students who earned certificates and degrees during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Fast Track IT Training for Transitioning Military Personnel
Since 9/11, military veterans have experienced an unemployment rate about 50 percent higher than their predecessors, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Exactly why that discrepancy exists is hard to say.
5 Tips for Veterans Who Want to Go Back to School
I’m sure it’s been one wild ride over the last several years from basic to that homebound C-130. But now that you’ve stashed those Bellevilles in the closet, switching them for your trusty pair of Nikes, perhaps you’ve set your sights on a mission objective of your own: retooling with a few semesters of higher […]
George Washington University To Offer Veterans BSN Program
WASHINGTON—The George Washington University’s School of Nursing is launching a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program for military veterans. The Veterans BSN program, beginning in the spring 2015 semester, is designed to support veterans’ transition to the professional nursing workforce and award academic credit for veterans’ prior experience and training.
Choice Act – Section 702, In-State Tuition for GI Bill
This is a note providing you an update on Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (“Choice Act”) as it pertains to the in-state tuition provision – Section 702.
Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP)
For Veterans who have or are in a Master’s degree program and are considering careers in diplomacy and international development, you may be eligible for a great opportunity. The U.S. Department of State has launched the Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP), a new public-private alliance platform aimed at serving America’s Veterans and separating Servicemembers by preparing them […]
Veteran Tutorial Assistance Missive
Yesterday the VA testified before the House Veterans Affairs Committee on “Defining and Improving Success for Student Veterans.” Specifically, they shared information regarding various VA efforts to help Veterans achieve success in their educational endeavors, including the recent expansion of the VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program, launching new online tools (Comparison Tool and Feedback […]
8 Keys to Success Program
8 Keys To Veteran Success on Campus: A Collaboration Among the U.S. Departments of Education, Veterans Affairs, Defense, and Labor Over the next several years, the number of Service Members transitioning from military life to civilian life (as Veterans) is expected to increase significantly. A growing number of these Veterans will be enrolling at America’s […]
Hands on Banking for Veterans
Wells Fargo Joins Forces with National Foundation for Credit Counseling to Teach Financial Education Classes on Military Bases Across the U.S. San Francisco, July 18, 2013 – Wells Fargo & Company announced today that it has launched Hands on Banking®for Military to address the financial literacy challenges facing military members, veterans and their families. Hands on Banking for Military is designed to […]