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VETS Fall 2014 Welcome Back!

Community Partnership of Southern ArizonaVETS is proud to announce that after a generous donation from the Community Partnership of Southern Arizona we are expanding our annual VETS Center "Welcome Back" Pizza Party into a comprehensive showcase of supportive services for veterans! See the schedule below for details.


Sunday, August 24, 3pm-6pm
SVA/Veteran's Alumni Association Welcome Back Social
Trident Grill
Come and catch up with good food and friends at the Trident Grill. A variety of food and beverages will be served.

Tuesday, September 2, 11am-1pm
Welcome Back Meet & Greet
Student Union VETS Center
Pizza and beverages will be served.

Representatives from the following organizations will be available to answer your questions:

  • SVA National
  • VETS Legal Counseling
  • Rally Point Tucson
  • VA Services
  • Disability Resource Center
  • Healing Touch
  • Financial Aid
  • Career Services
  • Eller
  • Supportive Education for Returning Veterans (SERV)
  • Counseling & Psych Services
  • Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System (SAVAHCS)
  • Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC)
  • Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA)
  • Army, Navy & Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Student Affairs & Enrollment Management (SAEM)
  • Dean of Students Office
  • AZ Congressional Staffers

Wednesday, September 3, 11am-1pm
VA Educational Benefits Informational
Student Union VETS Center
Pizza and beverages will be served.
Veteran's Service Officer Maralynn Bernstein and Residency Classification Coordinator Regina Dowell will be available to answer student veteran's individual questions.

Thursday, September 4, 11am-1pm
SAVAHCS & Arizona Department of Veteran's Services (AZDVS) Informational Session
Student Union VETS Center
Pizza and beverages will be served.

Representatives from the following organizations will be available to answer your questions:

  • SAVAHCS
  • AZDVS
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Tucson VETS Center

Friday, September 5, 9am-11am
Job/Volunteer Opportunities and Community Service Networks Informational Session
Student Union VETS Center
Coffee and bagels will be served.

Representatives from the following organizations will be available to answer your questions:

  • Arizona Department of Economic Security
  • American Red Cross: Service to Armed Forces
  • Arizona Coalition for Military Families (ACMF)
  • Tucson Veterans Serving Veterans (TVSV)
  • Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
  • Team Red, White and Blue (RWB)
  • Team Rubicon


Noteworthy

Four UA Students Picked Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarships

Four UA Students Picked Pat Tillman Foundation Scholarships
Three veterans attending the University of Arizona, along with the spouse of an Air Force member, have been named Tillman Military Scholars in honor of their years of service and academic and leadership potential.


Melissa Vito testifies on UA Student Vets programs before congressional subcommittee

Melissa Vito testifies on UA Student Vets programs before congressional subcommittee
Melissa Vito, senior vice president for student affairs and enrollment management and vice provost for academic initiatives and student success, testified before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity...


AHSC VETS Center Opening

AHSC VETS Center Opening
As the first in the nation, the UA's new VETS Center at the Arizona Health Sciences Center will create convenient access to resources while encouraging a sense of camaraderie for military veterans pursuing health science degrees.


Enroll in SERV in the Fall of 2014

Enroll in SERV in the Fall of 2014
SERV... Supportive Education for Returning Veterans. The SERV program is made up of three courses you take together with other veterans just like you. The courses are offered back-to-back at convenient times so you can work them into your busy schedule.