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 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