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Making the move from the military to the University

Making the move from the military to the University

November 7, 2018

Rochester is currently ranked 13th by US News and World Report in its list of best colleges for veterans. As Veterans Day approaches, six University students from each of the branches of the armed services share their stories of moving from the military to the classroom.

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Veterans Alliance offers fellowship, structure

Veterans Alliance offers fellowship, structure

November 9, 2017

Created in 2013, the group is open to all students, faculty, staff, and alumni who are active duty military or veterans, and provides events and resources throughout the year. This Veterans Day weekend, the group will host the annual Military Appreciation Football Game.

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Ceremony honors University veterans

Ceremony honors University veterans

November 11, 2016

University Vice President Paul Burgett, left, and Associate Vice President for Human Resources Tony Kinslow hand out “Veteran Rocky” pins at an ceremony in recognition of all faculty and staff who have served in the United States armed forces. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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A salute to University veterans

A salute to University veterans

November 10, 2016

Bryan Yates ’13 was working on his undergraduate degree at the College when he received news that a high school friend was killed while serving in Afghanistan. Yates is just one of the many University students and staff who have served in the armed forces, and on Veterans Day we honor and thank them for their service.

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Annual run brings veterans together

Annual run brings veterans together

November 9, 2016

The annual Veterans Day Joint Service Run and a pinning ceremony are among the events honoring those who have served.

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New website to connect veterans with University jobs

New website to connect veterans with University jobs

March 4, 2016

University veterans were recognized for their military service and pinned with a new “Veteran Rocky” lapel pin at an event marking the launch of a new online resource.

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Supporting veterans at Rochester

Supporting veterans at Rochester

November 10, 2015

Many veteran students and their families face unique challenges when navigating both the educational and governmental systems. The University’s Veterans Alliance and Veteran and Military Family Services Office work to provide the support that veteran students, staff, faculty, and families need.

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