Post Tagged with: "Veterans"

Veterans Spruce Up WWII Memorial

For a dozen students volunteering at the World War II memorial Saturday morning, raking leaves meant more than cleaning up a national monument — it was about honoring history. The group was led by the Georgetown University Student Veterans Association, an organization that seeks to support veterans during their time[Read More…]

by October 25, 2011 0 comments News

Advocacy Creates Resources for Student Vets

Alan Ardelean has a fire in his belly. For eight years, Ardelean channeled it into his work with the Marine Corps. He deployed twice, guarded several embassy posts and was on a number of security details for top government officials. Now Ardelean has a different outlet for that fire: university[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News

School of Continuing Studies Adds Full-Time Veterans’ Post

The School of Continuing Studies has instituted a new senior level position to coordinate veterans’ affairs and recruitment efforts. The step follows a decision last month to fund a part-time position to work with student veterans on the main campus, after a year-long push by students and community members. “SCS[Read More…]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments News

Expanded GI Bill Boosts Aid for War Veterans at Georgetown

Both the House and the Senate passed an expansion to the Post-9/11 GI Bill last week, which will go into effect next academic year. The new bill will increase benefits for Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans seeking higher education. The biggest change for veterans attending Georgetown is a new national[Read More…]

by December 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

First Lady Visits, Pushes Military Family Support

First lady Michelle Obama announced that President Obama will lead a new 90-day review to develop a coordinated federal government approach for supporting and engaging military families in a speech today at the Georgetown University Conference Center. “As America asks more of these families, they have a right to expect[Read More…]

by May 12, 2010 0 comments Campus News