In dedicated efforts to increase veteran enrollment in, and graduation from, the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program at The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) the veteran cohort model has been the most significant in promoting student success. The BSN program now has a 96 percent graduation rate. Pearson and White advocate that the same cohort model could be implemented in other degree programs.
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.
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.
The skills that you’ve honed in the military leave you well-prepared for the civilian workforce. Creating a resume that highlights those skills positions you for success.
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Recent news and updates pertaining to military and higher education.
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.
A military veteran, with nearly 10 years of soldiering behind her, is using her own transition to student life after military service to create a new campus group.
DeVry University is offering employers complimentary access to their Green Zone-Elite training program, which assists supervisors, managers, and other HR professionals with veteran hiring and retention.