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Accomplishments

 

2013-2014 Accomplishment Highlights 

  • Partnered with the VA to provide Telehealth virtual medical appointments on campus, reducing the need for student veterans to miss classes or their VA appointments.

  • Started a Veterans Music program, providing free musical lessons to student veterans and dependents.

  • Partnered with an area veterans organization to regularly provide a Service Officer on-campus to assist veterans with their VA medical and educational claims.

  • Became a lifetime Chapter member of the SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society

  • Co-coordinated the second annual 5k Run/Walk event with the Military Officers Association of America benefiting Wounded Warriors.

  • Earned recognition from Military Times as among the top 100 Best for Vets 2015 colleges nationwide.

  • Earned recognition from GI Jobs as a Military Friendly School for the 5th year in a row.

  • Earned recognition from Military Advanced Education as a Top School in the 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges & Universities.

  • Hosted the 1st annual (Not So) Mandatory Fun Day for student veterans at Presque Isle State Park

  • Collaborated with area veteran organizations, the United Way of Erie County and Erie Together, in creating  the Veterans Portal of Northwestern Pa, a single-point resource for all veterans, family members, and service providers in the region.

 

2012-2013 Accomplishment Highlights 

  • Established the Edinboro University Student Veterans Association, providing a social and service mission for veteran students.

  • Co-coordinated a 5k Run/Walk event with the Military Officers Association of America benefiting Wounded Warriors.

  • Coordinated and accomplished a 9/11 memorial trip to NYC with seven student veterans, joining hundreds of other veterans from around the region in a service project at the EMS and Firefighter Training Academy.

  • The VSC became the central office on campus for coordinating and servicing Department of Veteran Affairs educational benefits for the university.

  • Relocated the Veterans Success Center to Room 208A in Crawford Center which includes a homework area, meeting space, and lounge.

  • Collaborated in hosting the largest university Veterans Day ceremony in recent history which was well attended by hundreds of staff, faculty, students, alumni, and community members. The day’s events included a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Veterans Success Center and an open house.

  • Earned recognition from GI Jobs as a Military Friendly School.                       

GI Jobs Military Friendly Schools
Military Times Announces the 140 Best for Vets: Colleges 2015

Military Advanced Education - Top School Honors

Got Your 6 Logo

EU is a Veteran Friendly Toolkit Participant

SALUTE National Veterans Honor Society

Edinboro University is an official
Chapter member of the SALUTE
Veterans National Honor Society.