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Off-Campus Resources

Educational Resources

  • American Council on Education:The American Council on Education is an excellent source of information for those seeking veteran-friendly universities and academic programs. Contact Elizabeth O’Herrin elizabeth_oherrin@ace.nche.edu. The American Council on Education (ACE) is the only higher education organization that represents presidents and chancellors of all types of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions: community colleges and four-year institutions, private and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit colleges. This cross-sector membership enables ACE to serve as higher education's unifying voice. Since 1918, ACE has provided leadership and a unified voice on key higher education issues. Through advocacy, research and innovative programs, ACE represents the interests of more than 1,800 campus executives, as well as the leaders of higher education – related associations and organizations. Together, ACE member institutions serve 80% of today's college students.
  • Student Veterans of America (SVA) www.studentveterans.org.Student Veterans of America (SVA) is a coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States. Founded in January of 2008, SVA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that works to develop new student groups, coordinate between existing student groups, and advocate on behalf of student veterans at the local, state, and national level. The president is Luke Stalcup, a Georgetown University graduate student. Contact: Luke Stalcup: ls396@georgetown.edu

Other Resources

  • Veterans’ Advantage: www.veteransadvantage.com. Veterans Advantage is an association for veterans and their families that targets U.S. Corporations to deliver discounts and preferred pricing for members.
  • Outdoor Odyssey: www.vetfoundation.orgThe wounded warrior program, conducted at Outdoor Odyssey, is run by the VET Foundation (Veterans Employment Transition Foundation), initiated by Captain Chris Hadsall with General T.S. Jones, U.S.M.C. (Ret.) General Jones serves on the Board of Directors for the VET Foundation and oversees the events at Outdoor Odyssey. The original concept was to conduct a session each quarter of the year in different regions of the US; however, after conducting four events in different locations, it became obvious that continuity of effort was impossible to achieve by ever-changing venues. Thus far, there have been 12 such events, and Outdoor Odyssey has hosted 9.

Information for Families of Veterans

Please visit the Innovative Educator's resource for Veteran families for more information.

 

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