The university expanded its commitment to student veterans on Monday afternoon, officially opening a Veterans of Foreign Wars post during a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial.The post is just the second in the nation to be run by student veterans on a college campus.
After serving in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, Ebberup applied to Northeastern because of its flexible course load for working professionals and unwavering support for student veterans. On Friday, she walked at the College of Professional Studies graduation at Matthews Arena and will receive her bachelor’s degree in graphic design.
Northeastern on Wednesday held its annual Veterans Day ceremony to honor past and present members of the university community who have served their country.
The new Center for Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers includes a host of career development and scholarship opportunities, aiming to eliminate the gap between education and employment felt by returning veterans nationally. Photo by Brooks Canaday/Northeastern University.
More than two dozen incoming student veterans began the next phase of their lives on Thursday at Northeastern, participating in a daylong series of workshops, information sessions, and campus tours.
The Edge4Vets workshop series, which is scheduled for July, helps veterans translate their strengths from the military into tools for success in civilian life.
Northeastern’s Veteran and Military Services office will host a free vocational rehabilitation and employment information session for veterans on Friday from 6–8 p.m. in the Alumni Center.
A score of first-year student veterans attended a series of workshops and information sessions on Friday morning and then spent the afternoon swapping military stories with their peers.
Northeastern students, staff, and alumni on Saturday will participate in the 2014 Run to Home Base, an annual 9K run and 3K walk in Boston that raises money and awareness for veterans and their families.
Northeastern hosted Student Veteran Appreciation Day on Saturday, a daylong symposium featuring a series of discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities for the young service men and women.
Northeastern’s incoming class of student veterans participated in a roundtable discussion on Thursday as part of the university’s orientation program for new students.
Northeastern hosts dinner for new and returning student veterans to connect with one another and learn about available resources.