Author Biography

Jill Hinton Wolfe

Military and Veterans Resource Manager
Grand Valley State University
Jill Hinton Wolfe is Grand Valley State University’s first Military and Veteran Resource manager. Previously, Wolfe worked as a seasoned corporate marketing professional, an adjunct professor in Advertising/PR, an entrepreneur and as a military intelligence soldier for the U.S. Army. In 2019 she was the national runner-up for the Military Sisterhood Initiative's Excellence in Exemplary Achievement Award and has previously served as a mentor for veteran entrepreneurs. She’s a lifetime member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Women Veterans Alliance, serves on the board of directors for the Michigan Military Hall of Honor, and volunteers her time as a member of the Kent County Veterans Advisory Board.

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Sep 21, 2021

Last month after the Association of Veterans Education Certifying Officials (AVECO) conference, HigherEdMilitary writer and engagement coordinator Jill Hinton Wolfe sat down with AVECO President Andrea Wheeler to learn more about her journey and her advice for new SCOs (School Certifying Officials).

Jul 25, 2021

Very few employers, higher education included, have set up the systems, processes, and mindsets to effectively hire veterans into the right positions. In honor of National Hire A Veteran Day (July 25), here are six ways employers make the hiring process harder on both themselves and veterans than it needs to be, and how institutions can be more veteran and military inclusive.

Jun 25, 2021
June is PTSD Awareness Month. Jill Hinton Wolfe walks through how student veterans are not their trauma. This article provides tips for accommodating student veterans who suffer from trauma and answers 'What are the potential classroom triggers for student veterans?'
Jun 15, 2021
Women are joining the military in larger and larger numbers. So, when these women show up on our college campuses, we have to find ways to better serve their unique needs.
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