The interactive workshop will present information on successfully hiring and retaining veterans, along with resources and tools to promote the transition to a new culture, and provide basic information on incentives for hiring veterans.
In its eighth year of rankings, Military Times lists Western Carolina University as 82nd among more than 600 technical schools, colleges and universities evaluated as a good fit for service members, military veterans and their families.
Western Carolina University has been designated a national top-10 “military-friendly school” for 2017 by Victory Media, a Pennsylvania-based company that surveyed more than 1,700 schools nationwide to rate the services they provide to military students.
Staff members from Western Carolina University’s Office of Military Student Services and leaders from the university’s Student Veterans Association recently had an opportunity to visit Arlington National Cemetery to participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The Jackson County Veterans Support Group, along with Western Carolina University’s Student Veteran Association, will hold its annual military panel discussion, “Unseen Scars,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the A.K. Hinds University Center’s theater.
Six members of Western Carolina University’s Student Veterans Association traveled to Asheville recently to provide volunteer services at the Veterans Restoration Quarters, a 246-bed facility that serves veterans who are in need of transitional housing.