Serving Military in HigherEd

9/15/20 - HigherEdMilitary
Veterans are an asset to any institution with their leadership talents, drive, and desire to serve. It is important to integrate these aspects of their lives and service into their education.
10/20/20 - Conference on College Composition & Communication
Student veterans often bring multiple assets to writing classrooms. Read some of the special considerations instructors should note when working with student veterans.
10/19/20 - Military.com
One of the main ways higher education institutions can help student veterans is by implementing strong veterans' programs on college campuses.
10/15/20 - National Association for College Admission Counseling
1. Finances 2. Structure and Clear Points of Contact 3. Veteran Specific Services 4. Transfer Pathways 5. Cultural
10/14/20 - Student Veterans of America
Veterans Day on college campuses will look a bit different this year. See how Student Veterans of America plans to host meaningful events.
10/12/20 - Diverse Military
As higher education institutions adapt to new normals of all-virtual or hybrid instruction, more are increasing online assistance for student veterans. 
10/8/20 - Military Times
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.
10/6/20 - University Business
Why institutions need to eliminate academic, financial, and social barriers on campus for student veterans. 
10/4/20 - The Columbus Dispatch

Why higher education institutions should report uniform metrics like graduation rates, employment outcomes, and debt-to-income ratios, to better serve not just veteran students, but all students. 

9/30/20 - Community Psychology
Student veterans at a small midwestern community college collaborated to develop engaging programs and resources for veterans transitioning from soldier to student. The veteran group worked with college administration, veteran organizations, and community partners to develop a Veterans Resource Center (VRC) on campus.
9/28/20 - Arizona State University
What Arizona State University is doing to help veterans and elite athletes adjust to civilian life. 
9/27/20 - Inside Higher Ed
Strategic crisis planning for higher education, three key tips from the military. 
9/25/20 - The Journal of Continuing Higher Education
This research study identifies student veterans' perceptions of the strengths they can bring to a university and how their strengths affect academic performance.
9/24/20 - Veterans Education Success
Panelists will discuss some of the challenges faced by higher education professionals as they work to navigate the acceptance and application of military learning to program requirements. Policy ideas to support military learners and student veterans will also be discussed.
9/23/20 - Purdue University
The conference will bring together experts to inform and educate Indiana professionals on critical issues facing Indiana’s military families.
9/21/20 - The Missouri Times
Be transparent, what we need to do for veterans using financial assistance granted by the GI Bill in higher education. 
9/14/20 - Texas A&M University
The university is partnering with Service to School to prepare servicemen and veterans for higher education. 
9/9/20 - Diverse Issues in Higher Education
The scholarship of $25,000 per year complements educational benefits available to veteran graduate students in five schools at Vanderbilt University. 
9/8/20 - East Central University

The university will receive $261,888 per year for the next five years beginning September 1.

8/28/20 - P.A.V.E
PAVE is a peer support program that connects incoming student veterans on college campuses with student veterans who are trained as Peer Advisors. 
8/27/20 - Rutgers University
PAVE operates at 46 colleges across the country with advisors that help newcomers learn the ropes and find solutions to challenges, camaraderie, and support on campus. 
8/25/20 - Bethel University
The college of Adult and Professional Studies is offering active military members a $250 per credit tuition rate. 
8/24/20 - Military Times
As IT companies are increasingly dropping the college-degree prerequisite, how can higher education institutions serving veterans adapt? 
8/23/20 - The University of Texas at Austin
The Student Veteran Services center at UT-Austin offers training every semester on military culture and academic advising for faculty and staff. 
8/21/20 - East Oregonian
The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs has announced awards for campus veteran resource centers at public universities and community colleges in Oregon. 
8/20/20 - Military Times
Some recruiting tactics may be using the pandemic to mislead students veterans. 
8/19/20 - The University of Texas at San Antonio
The phone campaign, called Operation Buddy Check, will reach out to student veterans on campus this week. 
8/17/20 - The Chronicle
Colleges with online offerings predominated among institutions with the most students receiving Post-9/11 GI Bill or Department of Defense Tuition Assistance benefits in 2017-18.
8/16/20 - University Business
Can the discipline, testing, and restrictions at military academies translate for civilian universities? 
8/13/20 - Military Times
While online learning is common for military students, faculty and staff should acknowledge how abrupt transitions may leave some less confident in an online learning environment.
8/12/20 - Diverse Military
The Fostering Leadership and Inclusion by Growing HBCU Training (FLIGHT) Act has been passed by the Senate. 
8/10/20 - KAGS
The Texas A&M University System, Texas Workforce Commission, Combined Arms, Wal-Mart Foundation, Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Texas Veterans Commission, and others have teamed up to create the new all-inclusive experience for military veterans and their families. 
8/8/20 - University of San Diego
Despite high unemployment in some areas and a health pandemic, veterans stress the importance of networking veteran to veteran when finding jobs. 
8/6/20 - SHRM
To be veteran ready, higher education institutions need to break down barriers and stereotypes and have a deeper understanding of veterans in the hiring process.
8/5/20 - American Council on Education
From 2012, this report highlights data from 690 higher education institutions and the state of their programs and services for veterans and service members on campus.
8/4/20 - Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities

What is the common ground when using the terms 'veteran-friendly' and 'military-friendly' in higher education? 

8/3/20 - Sanford Health
The deadline for the $5,000 scholarship for veteran, guard/reserve, and active duty military service members is August 31, 2020. 
8/2/20 - Providence Journal
For no cost, the Providence Clemente Veterans’ Initiative is an opportunity for veterans to experience a college classroom and earn six transferable credits. 
7/31/20 - Institute For Veterans and Military Families
Military training, personal characteristics, work ethic, and steadfast commitment make student veterans a valuable part of the campus community. 
7/29/20 - VAntage Point
Representatives from each state have shared their most underused benefit for veterans. 
7/28/20 - Cornell Chronicle
The free intensive weeklong virtual program focuses on college preparation experiences for recent veterans and current military.
7/28/20 - Rome Sentinel
The scholarship recognizes Professor Lenarcic’s and Professor Ruff’s lifelong dedication to veterans’ rights and causes.
7/27/20 - Our Community Salutes
A free virtual career fair for veterans on July 28, 2020. 
7/23/20 - Texas Public Radio
Doctors and nurses with the Air Force Reserves share warnings for the public not to underestimate the continued threat posed by COVID-19, as many returned home from New York City during the height of its pandemic. 
7/23/20 - The Clermont Sun
As hundreds of service members are on the frontlines of COVID-19 a commitment to preparing service members for the job market after the pandemic is essential. 
7/22/20 - Oxford University Press
Described as an 'essential text' this book draws attention to the unique needs of student veterans in higher education.
7/21/20 - U.S. Veterans Magazine
Military experience provides veterans with everything they need to be successful in higher education. Identifying how those experiences fit into education is key. 
7/21/20 - University Business
Higher education institutions should make sure they are offering necessary support for their student veterans on campus. 
7/20/20 - National Education Association
The next step for a number of new veterans is higher education. As more veterans join your campus, it is important to understand the needs of veteran students. 
7/20/20 - The Conversation
Veterans and active military service members may face varying obstacles in completing their degrees. Learning more about these obstacles is the first step in helping more students complete their degrees. 
7/19/20 - Corvias Foundation
Supporting education opportunities for military families, the Corvias Foundation kicked off its 13th annual orientation virtually for its incoming class of scholarship recipients.
7/16/20 - American Council on Education
ACE and the Department of Defense will continue working together to foster success in higher education for veterans and service members. 
7/16/20 - William & Mary
Thanks to the recent donation, the university is now developing a new Veteran-to-Executive Transition program (W&M VET) that will prepare veterans for excellence in civilian leadership roles.
7/15/20 - Purdue University
When serving veterans at higher education institutions, keeping the veteran's family in mind is a key factor in providing useful support.
7/15/20 - The Atlantic
Understanding the realities of female veterans, both in and out of the military, can help us better serve female veteran students.
7/14/20 - Military Times
The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the GI Bill, has not always supported Black veterans. 
7/14/20 - Student Veterans of America
Exclusively for U.S. Army veterans, applications for The Patriot Scholarship are now being accepted. 
7/13/20 - Connecting Vets

After suspending GI Bill Benefits for 5 universities in March, VA is now lifting those suspensions with several advocates now addressing potential legal issues.

7/13/20 - IU Kokomo Newsroom

Addressing the subculture of being a military service member, Kellin Hardin seeks to counsel veterans and stresses the importance of higher education.

7/11/20 - American Council on Education
When it comes to serving military-connected students, there is not a one-size-fits-all system. There are important differences to consider when serving veteran students. 
7/10/20 - The Harvard Crimson
Increased outreach efforts aimed at potential students currently serving in the military means Harvard College has admitted more veterans and ROTC candidates to the Class of 2024.
7/10/20 - Thanks USA
The Pathways for Patriots program aims to bridge the gap between higher education and employment for military veterans and their families.
7/8/20 - Penn State News
Hear from senior director for Veterans Affairs and Services at Penn State on the future of veterans affairs.
7/8/20 - Purdue University
Check out the Military Family Research Institute's "Appreciating the Realities of Military Service: Higher learning institution policies regarding deployment and GI Bill benefits" report.
7/8/20 - U.S. News
Colleges and Universities are missing the opportunity to serve veteran and military students. Using a broader approach, restructuring higher education institutions to better serve these students will better serve all students.
7/7/20 - Duke Today
See how Duke University is supporting and honoring the U.S. military in research and in the classroom.
7/7/20 - Purdue University
Read the Military Family Research Institute's "Honoring Those Who Serve: Raising Campus and Community Awareness" report.
7/7/20 - U.S. Department of Education
What are the 8 keys to veterans' success and which universities have committed to serving them?
7/6/20 - Military.com
COVID-19 is affecting millions of veterans and military-connected students in higher education. Some recommendations on going forward.
7/6/20 - Nation Swell
Creating a collective and collaborative network can bolster knowledge and access to education for student veterans. How one veteran is leading the way.
7/6/20 - The Chicago Maroon
Perseverance and struggle. How perseverance in higher education and the military differ for veteran students adjusting to university life.
1/22/20 - HigherEdJobs
LeNaya Hezel is the director of the Veterans Office at Georgetown University, where she helps military-connected students access and thrive in higher education. In this month's Higher Ed Careers interview, Hezel and Andrew Hibel discuss how attributes of the military-connected community translate to higher education, how schools can make sure they are inclusive of veterans and service members, and what faculty and staff need to know to effectively serve military-connected students.