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.
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.
Northeastern, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted a workshop to introduce military historians to digital tools that could help them advance their own work and forge new collaborations with colleagues.
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 will unveil a memorial on Friday evening at Matthews Arena in recognition of service members who have gone missing in action or who were prisoners of war.
The Northeastern community gathered on Monday to honor the hundreds of students, faculty and alumni who lost their lives while serving in the military.
In a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday, Aoun wrote that active duty military, Reserve, and National Guard members shouldn’t be prevented from accessing higher education benefits due to the government shutdown. Northeastern will provide direct financial assistance to prevent a disruption in their education.
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.
A score of students, staff, and alumni plan to participate in a nine-kilometer fundraising run on Saturday morning in support of veterans who suffer from the invisible wounds of war.