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Student Veterans

Women Veterans Look Toward Furthering Their Education

Barbara Mujica | Posted 10.15.2014 | Women
Barbara Mujica

America's two million female veterans are looking toward the future, and many are improving their employment opportunities by enrolling in courses. What issues do women veterans confront when they return to school?

We Are The Narrators of Our Own History: A Call for Student Veterans to Take Charge of Their Futures

Kiersten Downs | Posted 11.30.2013 | College
Kiersten Downs

Today's student veterans are at a critical point in American history. We have the opportunity to significantly influence the public discussion about the future of veterans in our country, but we also have to seize this opportunity to create change.

Veterans Enrich Campus Life

Barbara Mujica | Posted 11.23.2013 | College
Barbara Mujica

All over the country. student veterans are taking the lead in transforming their campuses, improving conditions for fellow veterans and enriching campus life for everyone.

Veterans Bring Diversity to Campus

Barbara Mujica | Posted 06.03.2013 | College
Barbara Mujica

By expanding their applicant pool to include more veterans, universities might achieve not only a more desirable racial and economic balance, but also a greater diversity of experience and perspectives.

Veterans: Make Your Voices Heard on Campus

Barbara Mujica | Posted 04.03.2013 | College
Barbara Mujica

Faced with faculty animosity, veterans often have no idea where to turn. Many feel isolated on campus to begin with. They are older than their peers and their life experience is radically different from theirs.

No One Knows How Many Vets Graduate: Why It's A Problem

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.10.2013 | College

The federal government has spent more than $20 billion helping 817,000 veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan go to college. Yet, nine months af...

Tyler Kingkade

Military Vets Get Forced To Pay Thousands Extra For College | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.20.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- After serving in the military, Andrew Sammons returned to home to the house where he lived with his wife in North Carolina and decided to ...

Veteran Sues UNC For In-State Tuition

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2012 | College

Iraq War veteran Hayleigh Perez and the Student Veterans Advocacy Group have filed a lawsuit against the University of North Carolina disputing whethe...

'At Ease:' Suffolk University Play Tells Stories Of Its Student Veterans | Posted 10.08.2012 | College

US Marine Corps Sergeant Samuel Dillon was on patrol in Afghanistan four years ago when he was hit by sniper fire. After undergoing three surgeries, D...

Veterans -- The Financial Services Industry Wants You!

Dan Pick | Posted 09.30.2012 | Business
Dan Pick

Have you struggled to break into the financial services job market? The finance industry is actively seeking military talent due to their maturity, professionalism, and problem-solving abilities.

Jacob Soboroff

LIVE DISCUSSION: Are Schools Scamming Our Veterans? | Jacob Soboroff | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact

Many colleges and universities call themselves “military friendly," but which are truly supportive and which are simply unscrupulous? Although th...

Getting Veterans Into College

Leo Hoar | Posted 08.20.2012 | College
Leo Hoar

In talking about the wars our veterans have fought, we tend to emphasize the rights they are protecting. And yet college education remains more a privilege than a right in America. For those who risk their lives defending our rights, this is one privilege we should try our utmost to extend.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Victory For Veterans: G.I. Bill Legislation Clears Final Hurdle | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 09.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Earlier today, tens of thousands of student veterans attending private colleges on the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill cleared the final hurdle in an ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

G.I. Bill Cuts: Veterans Enrolled In College Face Uncertain Futures | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 08.24.2011 | College

MADISON, Wis. -- Nearly two years ago, Stephen Lee uprooted his wife and two children from their home in Clarksville, Tenn., to study political scienc...

10 Issues Affecting Student Veterans

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For a veteran, making the transition from military life to college life can be especially difficult. Beyond the stresses of the classroom, veterans mu...

VA Late On GI Bill Checks

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bureaucratic delays have left veterans using the Post-9/11 GI Bill with no money to pay college bills. Patrick Campbell, chief legislative counsel fo...