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Purpose

 Senator Vincent L. Leibell

Ranking Member

Veterans’, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

40th Senate District

 

Announces a groundbreaking conference:

 

Veteran Friendly Campuses

 

Monday, June 29th 2009

10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

 

Presented by:

 

New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs

 

Senator Leibell and the New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs are partnering to initiate a program designed to raise awareness of and address the issues facing both veterans and institutions of higher education throughout the Mid-Hudson Region.

 

 

· Increase the Retention Rate of Students who are Veterans

· Create higher rates of students and colleges taking full advantage of available benefits

· Assistance in implementing the August 1, 2009 Post-9/11 GI Bill

· Development of “Veterans Transition Centers” to educate and support administrators and students

Essential Information for:

Presidents / Deans / Administrators

Admissions / Financial Aid Officers

Veterans Affairs Directors

Veterans Academic Advisors / Counselors

To register, or receive further information, please contact Ame Chiera at the Office of Senator Vincent L. Leibell (845) 279-3773 or email chiera@senate.state.ny.us