It`s been an incredible year since the last day of the veterans. Our student veterans continue to follow the path academically and have come together instead as a veterans` club. We were fortunate to expand our space from a living room to a veteran resource centre. A new guided tour has relaunched the Veterans of America Chapter student chapter. Their efforts continue to be recognized and the energy level is noticeable. We look forward to going even further next year! Veteran Resource Centres provide a place for veterans and their families to get information about their VA benefits. Meeting with the Office of Military Affairs and Veterans Affairs; networking with other veterans and obtain brochures, brochures and other materials on a wide range of Veterans` benefits and problems. Berkeley has a long tradition of commitment to the success of veterans and their families, as evidenced by several national rankings. For six consecutive years, Berkeley has been one of the best online programs for U.S. News-World Report veterans and has consistently been named one of the top colleges for military and veteran students by several organizations, including Military Times, U.S. Veterans Magazine and Military Advanced Education and Transition. Veterans Resource Centers are available on many campuses and online, offer comfortable environments to study, in conjunction with other veterans and get information on a wide range of veterans benefits and problems.
There are many ways to connect through the Student Veterans Club and special veterans events sponsored by Berkeley. This year`s nyc Veterans Day Parade was the centenary, and the first time a current president of the United States was present. Berkeley College participated in an amazing day with family members, collaborators, experienced alumni and student veterans. We were lucky enough to have a nice weather, and everyone who was there had a good time. We gathered at the Veterans Resource Centre to organize everyone and tell stories about our time on duty. Several professors and collaborators stopped to thank the veterans and show their support. Those who couldn`t stop took the time to write thank you cards for the veterans. President Michael Smith showed his support through a conference call and thanked veterans for their service, academic achievement and teaching experience. It is very moving to have so much support and good wishes for Veterans Day. Although there were a few jokes about which branch of the service was best, it was clear that everyone respected each other and were proud of their service. Unfortunately, some of our comrades are not able to be with us. In their honour, veterans from all branches took 22 pushes to recognize the 22 Veterans we lose every day to suicide.
During the walk, we called the cadences. It was amazing to hear everyone and how proud they were to have served their country and to feel the energy at the parade when everyone recognized them and thanked them for their service. AuthorizationIf you are a Berkeley College student who uses the GI Bill® and you are enrolled full-time or 3/4-course in a university course, you can “win while you are studying” with a VA work allowance. Berkeley College has a long tradition of commitment to veterans and military students. We understand the needs of service members and have developed many programs and resources to help you and your family succeed during and after your military career. Berkeley is a principle institution of excellence in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and our Office of Military and Veterans Affairs will help them move on to civilian and professional life every step of the way.