拉克万纳大学 understands the qualities that veterans obtain during their military service. Many of those qualities are shared when we recruit students, so the college community is proud to include veterans as an important part of our student body.
Since 2010, the college has been included on the list of Military Friendly Schools. The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.
Lackawanna also participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program 穿过美国.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
These support systems help Lackawanna’s faculty and staff meet the unique challenges that today’s student veteran faces. We have developed several 项目 to make the process easier and to ensure the student meets all requirements set out in the most recent GI Bill® of 好处.
A lounge dedicated solely for our veteran students is located on the ground floor of Angeli Hall, 房间G08, and is a great location for veteran students to hang out before, in between or after classes, 或者在晚上. It is equipped with furniture, a TV, a computer, a refrigerator, coffee-maker, and microwave.
BestColleges.com has an extensive guide on financial aid for military members and veterans. 访问 their site for an easy-to-follow overview of federal and private educational 好处 available to service members and their families.
Operation Educating Veterans
This program is open to veterans, 国民警卫队, 预备役人员, and active duty military and their families looking to utilize their GI Bill. Short-term training at 拉克万纳大学 could lead to long-term employment for our men and women in uniform.
One-on-one information sessions help provide students with details on our military 项目. Representatives from admissions and financial aid can answer questions regarding academic 项目, the financial aid and enrollment processes, and future student veteran services.
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Student Veterans of America
拉克万纳大学 Student Veterans of America (LCSVA) was formed in 2011 in order to build respect between the community and our student veterans. Through mutual cooperation, the organization works to bring awareness to veterans and related issues both on- and off-campus.
自成立以来, LCSVA has worked to rake and clear veterans’ cemeteries, plant public memorials, and volunteer time at the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center. One of their largest projects was the restoration of a Vietnam War memorial garden in Nay Aug Park.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education 好处 offered by VA is available at the official U.S. 政府ernment Web site at www.好处.va.政府 / gibill.