50 Results: Working as a Veteran in HigherEd

Aug 30, 2021
Few civilians have even the faintest clue what military jobs such as these are: unit supply specialist, visual information equipment operator-maintainer, Seabee, or a command and control battle management operator. It is in the best interest of every servicemember who transitions out of active service to take responsibility for their own success by being their own foreign language interpreter.
Aug 13, 2021

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.

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 14, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
Jul 8, 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 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 8, 2021

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.

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 21, 2021

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

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 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 22, 2021
Recent news and updates pertaining to higher education and the military.
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 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 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.
Jan 12, 2021
Recent news pertaining to military and higher education.
Dec 17, 2020
Transitioning from the military and finding civilian work is challenging and competitive. Here's what you should know when including your military experience on your resume.
Dec 16, 2020
When financial resources and time are limited, small teams may be the only way forward in reaching various initiatives. Small teams can still make a big impact. There are three essential steps you can take to overcome your first obstacles as a small team.
Dec 9, 2020
Register for the upcoming virtual panel discussion for military and veteran law students. Panelists will discuss how they used their military experience and the opportunities available in the legal field.
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.
Nov 30, 2020
The new Military and Veteran Advisory Committee will serve veterans and service members both attending and working at UD.
Nov 24, 2020

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.

Nov 20, 2020
According to a new study, it pays to be a veteran. In all states, except one, veterans earn more on average than non-veterans. 
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 5, 2020

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.

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 5, 2020
The 2021 NASPA Symposium on Military-Connected Students will be held virtually February 25 - February 27. The early registration deadline is December 4, 2020. 
Sep 28, 2020
What Arizona State University is doing to help veterans and elite athletes adjust to civilian life. 
Sep 22, 2020
Four questions for Chris Mayer, associate dean for strategy and initiatives, an associate professor of philosophy at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and a colonel in the U.S. Army.
Sep 15, 2020
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.
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 6, 2020
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.
Jul 31, 2020
Military training, personal characteristics, work ethic, and steadfast commitment make student veterans a valuable part of the campus community. 
Jul 30, 2020
After a distinguished military career, retired Lt. Gen. Hawkins will be the next president of Angelo State University. 
Jul 27, 2020
The proposal faces a long legislative road, but would change how for-profit schools retain and recruit troops. 
Jul 25, 2020
See the employment situation for veterans in June 2020. 
Jul 17, 2020
Working in higher education allows veterans to utilize the skills they have developed while serving in the military.
Jul 17, 2020
Serving in World War II gave Kurt Lang a new outlook on the military, politics, society, and higher education.
Jul 9, 2020
Why and how America’s military veteran community can fill higher education's leadership roles.
Jul 8, 2020
Hear from senior director for Veterans Affairs and Services at Penn State on the future of veterans affairs.
Aug 1, 2016
Congratulations on your new job! Usually the conversation where you accept the offer and confirm your salary and start date is busy enough. It doesn't present the chance to pose those nitty gritty questions such as: Where do I park on my first day? What is the office dress code? How do I navigate campus? Where do I eat lunch?


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