Month: December 2018

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‘If you’re not dead, you’re not too old’: U.S. Coast Guard veteran Jack Horner ’21 juggles college classes, fatherhood | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily After 22 1/2 years of service in the U.S. Coast Guard, Jack Horner ’21 has decided to steer toward a different path. Since his retirement from service four years ago, he has…

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Top Colleges Seeking Diversity From A New Source: Transfer Students This fall, Princeton University admitted its first transfer students in nearly three decades. And they’re not the only elite schools looking to community colleges and military bases to recruit. When applying to many of the nation’s top universities, if you aren’t accepted in that first,…

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UMass Boston is not flying an American flag. One student veteran is leading the charge to hoist it. – The College Fix When Jeffrey Suddy, a senior at the University of Massachusetts Boston, first began attending the school last year, he noticed something missing on his campus: an American flag flying high above school grounds.…

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UCLA student veterans bring VA garden back to life he first time UCLA student Nick Gunnett visited the Veterans Garden on the VA campus near the university, his friends had convinced him to tag along for a monthly get-together and garden cleanup. After a couple of hours gardening with veterans from both campuses, Gunnet was…

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Veterans Center at Miami U. continues to evolve to meet s Veterans just out of military service, many having served in hostile situations, have a different kind of need adapting to college life than the average freshman just out of high school — and that is a gap Miami University hopes to fill with its…

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$4 million veteran center at Penn State is coming soon. How you can donate to the project Penn State’s veterans and service members will soon have a new space devoted to them and their needs on the University Park campus. The west wing of the first floor of Ritenour Building — about 6,300 square feet…