Please join the Rocky Mountain Coalition for Veteran Support Services, the Colorado State Board of Veterans Affairs, the Colorado Chapter of Student Veterans of America, and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for the first ever Veterans in Higher Education Summit. The goal of this event is to bring together student veterans, administrators, faculty, service organizations and businesses eager to share ideas and increase the success of veterans as they pursue higher education.
The Rocky Mountain Coalition for Veteran Support Services will host a track for administrators via a one-day symposium for administrators at universities and colleges in Colorado and Wyoming. The purpose of the symposium is to exchange ideas and effective practices for supporting student veterans at institutions for higher learning. Our collective thinking will ensure that Colorado and Wyoming remain on the cutting edge in providing support services for student veterans. The Colorado Chapter of the Student Veterans of America will host a series of seminars for student veterans to share ideas to increase their collegiate and post-collegiate success.
Topics will include:
Inside Your GI Bill Benefits
Creating a Successful Student Veteran Organization
Job Search Strategies for the Veteran
Business Leaders on the CO Job Market
What Constitutes a Veteran-Friendly Institution
Attracting and Admitting Qualified Veteran Students
Networking with the Colorado Division of Labor
Retaining and Graduating Student Veterans
Click here for the day's agenda.
When: Friday, January 27, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Registration begins at 8 a.m.)
Where: Lory Student Center, North Ballroom
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Cost of Attendance: Administrators: $55
Includes: Lunch, parking pass, RMCVSS pin, snack, beverages and workshop materials.
REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED
For more information please contact Jenny Pickett at Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org (970)-491-0601.