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58 Results: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Sep 16, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Sep 7, 2021
If an institution is genuinely looking to be more veteran inclusive, ensuring that their degree and training programs can be covered by the GI Bill® is a necessary step. If you personally aim to be more veteran inclusive in your work on campus, learning about the GI Bill® can be your first move.
Sep 2, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Aug 23, 2021

With the return of fall, those of us in higher education are once again welcoming new students to campus! A formal orientation is one way we enrich this process. Importantly, an effective student orientation can lay the foundation for future student success and retention. This is particularly applicable in the case of student veterans.

Aug 19, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Aug 2, 2021

Mike Brown M.S., from Villanova University and former student veteran, shares how we can create a sense of belonging, or community, on campus where veterans not only show up but want to be there.

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.

Jul 16, 2021

College faculty will have instances in which they realize there are military veterans in their class. This article will highlight certain ideas that faculty need to be aware of in order to foster a supportive classroom environment for veterans. As with all of our articles, this is not an exhaustive list but does provide a firm foundation for faculty that are working with veterans in the classroom. 

Jul 8, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Jul 2, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Jul 1, 2021
In a Higher Ed Careers interview from HigherEdJobs, Andrew Hibel spoke with Dr. Abby Kinch, the vice president of programs and services at Student Veterans of America. She shares her expertise on serving student veterans, honoring Military Appreciation Month on campus, and how larger diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives ultimately benefit student veterans.
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 24, 2021

Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.

Jun 17, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
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.
Jun 10, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Jun 1, 2021
Deciding which professional role to pursue after military service can be daunting. If you are considering a role in higher education, be sure to reflect on the military role you are leaving. 
May 27, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
May 24, 2021

Faculty members have the unique opportunity to provide support for military-connected students. Let's talk about best practices for bolstering the educational needs of this population.

May 17, 2021
This article addresses misconceptions regarding combat experience, military trauma, and the mission and purpose of the military that are present in higher education.
May 12, 2021

Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.

May 7, 2021
Many higher education institutions want to be veteran friendly, but debates circulate on what being veteran friendly entails. David Vacchi encourages campuses to revisit veteran friendliness goals and criteria.
Apr 28, 2021

Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.

Apr 12, 2021
By taking these small steps, faculty can display intentional interest in helping student veterans and service members achieve their goals and establish comfortable learning environments.
Apr 2, 2021
Why higher education needs to stop treating student veterans like traditional students and continue focusing on connecting student veterans with helpful services they need.
Mar 30, 2021

Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.

Mar 22, 2021
It is important for faculty and staff in higher education to recognize that generalizing a veteran based on stereotypes can be misleading and can easily lead to alienating.
Mar 12, 2021
As more women veterans and service members enroll in higher education, it is imperative that campuses provide essential support, recognition, and necessary services.
Mar 9, 2021
To connect and serve the military-connected faculty, staff, and student communities on campus this panel, from the 2021 NASPA Virtual Symposium on Military-Connected Students, brought together three higher education professionals currently serving military-connected individuals on campus.
Mar 8, 2021

Recent news and updates pertaining to military and higher education.

Feb 22, 2021
Recent news pertaining to military and higher education.
Feb 16, 2021
The question has been posed: is the mental health of student veterans a higher concern now because of the effects of COVID-19, and if so, what can we do?
Feb 8, 2021

When you hear that somebody is a veteran, what comes to mind? What does the term "veteran" really mean? What does this status entail? Within the classification of "veteran," there are many layers that make this a unique group with varying backgrounds and experiences.

Feb 3, 2021
When pursuing a dual career in higher education and the military, use introspection and forward thinking to help determine what your goals and priorities are for these two careers.
Feb 1, 2021
Recent news pertaining to military and higher education.
Dec 21, 2020
Belonging is an important factor for any new college student's identity, but it is especially important for student veterans.
Dec 18, 2020
This recent study compares the perceptions of student veterans attending campus orientation sessions with, and without, veteran focused sessions.
Dec 8, 2020
Camaraderie, one of the most meaningful aspects of military life, is missing from university life. This absence of camaraderie has a negative influence on student veterans.
Dec 3, 2020
The military and veteran affinity group at Penn State aims to enhance the professional and personal advancement of those with direct and indirect military affiliations.
Dec 2, 2020
Ongoing concerns for student veterans due to COVID-19 include mental health, recruiting by for-profits, and issues with GI Bill stipulations.
Nov 30, 2020
The new Military and Veteran Advisory Committee will serve veterans and service members both attending and working at UD.
Nov 18, 2020
This study highlights how the complexity of identity can complicate our understanding and support of female student veterans on campus.
Nov 16, 2020
The new National Native American Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., opened on Veterans Day.
Nov 11, 2020
"Thank you for showing up each day - in the classroom and on the ground - giving us all the opportunity to learn by your example and your experience."
Nov 6, 2020
When military culture is foreign to civilians who haven't served, it is imperative to train faculty and staff in military cultural competence.
Nov 4, 2020
A team of students who serve as veteran community advocates work in student life, disability services, career services, the college of medicine, athletics, and other departments to support the university’s veteran students.
Nov 3, 2020
The broader university community benefits from military service members and student veterans who bring a diversity of ideas and experiences to campus. 
Nov 2, 2020
Green Zones are safe places for UNG student veterans. Spaces marked with Green Zone stickers indicate which faculty or staff member has been trained to assist student veterans. 
Oct 22, 2020
Women veterans leverage their leadership skills, authentic selves, and enhance their personal and professional networks in this one-of-a-kind leadership program. 
Oct 21, 2020
Why executive leaders in higher education, looking for creative ways to keep veteran employees engaged, should consider establishing veteran employee resource groups.
Oct 8, 2020
From a means to an end to a transformative experience, how this Navy SEAL who was deployed three times during his college studies, found the value in higher education.
Sep 18, 2020
Six Triple Eight, the only all-Black Women's Army Corps unit to serve in Europe during World War II.
Sep 10, 2020
The Air Force’s first female African American fighter pilot is now making her mark on future officers at the Air Force Academy. 
Sep 3, 2020
After retiring from the military, Ray Mobley now serves in a different capacity, as an admissions counselor at Evergreen State College. 
Aug 12, 2020
The Fostering Leadership and Inclusion by Growing HBCU Training (FLIGHT) Act has been passed by the Senate. 
Jul 15, 2020
Understanding the realities of female veterans, both in and out of the military, can help us better serve female veteran students.
Jul 14, 2020
The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the GI Bill, has not always supported Black veterans. 
Jul 9, 2020

The "Breakfast Circle" now the "Talking Circle" is being held online using Zoom. Every 2nd Saturday of the month. The next meeting is July 11, 2020.

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