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Latest Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act Stories

2014-03-24 23:25:17

Student Veterans of America: First-time study of veterans’ education benefits shows progress, challenges for these nontraditional students. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 A Student Veterans of America (SVA) report combining data on U.S. college degree attainment with information on veterans who have used Montgomery and Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits shows that 51.7 percent have received a postsecondary degree or certificate, a completion rate similar to traditional college students,...

2013-08-15 23:26:45

Sierra College is one of more than 250 community colleges and universities across the country implementing the administration’s “8 Keys to Success” to help Veterans on campus. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Sierra College is pleased to announce its contribution to the Obama Administration’s ongoing effort to foster post-secondary educational opportunities and dramatically improve employment outcomes for Veterans. Sierra College is one of more than 250 community colleges and universities...

2013-05-28 23:01:25

Veterans receiving military benefits now have the option to pursue postsecondary education and training at Unitek College's Sacramento Branch Campus. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Veterans receiving military benefits now have the option to pursue postsecondary education and training at Unitek College´s Sacramento Branch Campus. The Sacramento Branch Campus was approved by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs on March 29, 2013. With the approval, eligible students...

2013-05-08 16:25:14

A new section of the nation's premier education portal provides vital information to veterans and active-duty military personnel seeking an education TAMPA, Fla., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Military provides a number of education benefits to active-duty and retired members of the armed forces. Taking advantage of those benefits can prove difficult and confusing, causing them to frequently go unused or underused. Now, U.S. News University Directory provides comprehensive...

2012-12-19 08:27:51

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New England College is delighted to announce that, effective immediately, it is offering a special military tuition rate that will provide substantial savings to all active-duty servicemembers and their spouses and dependents. The military tuition rate of $750 per 4-credit course - which represents a 52% savings - applies to all undergraduate degree programs offered 100% online, and is also available to Reservists and Guardsmen who are called to...

2012-12-06 12:23:39

Leading voices to gather at National Press Club to present candid views, inform and shape national dialogue on bill's programmatic outcomes WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Washington, D.C., the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) will bring together leading voices in the veterans' community, government, higher education and private industry for a broad and far-reaching dialogue on contemporary realities...

2012-10-30 07:30:49

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth straight year, G.I. Jobs has named New England College (NEC) to its list of Military Friendly Schools(® )for 2013. This sought-after designation honors the top 15% of colleges and universities nationwide that exemplify support of America's servicemembers and veterans. The recognition reflects NEC's decades-long commitment to the U.S. Armed Forces. Founded in 1946 to meet the educational needs of veterans returning from World War...

2012-06-11 06:24:22

BOSTON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) will be hosting a benefit, job and educational expo for veterans in collaboration with Veterans Affairs' Boston Healthcare Systems, Bedford VA Medical Center, the Massachusetts Department of Veteran Services and BHCC's Veterans Center on June 20, 2012 from 1 to 8 p.m. The expo will feature more than 40 VA State and local agencies and will offer: health screenings; information about veterans'...

2012-01-23 09:35:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Louis University announced today the Education to Employment (E2) Initiative, funded through assistance from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation. The E2 Initiative aims to increase the percentage of students within at-risk groups such as active duty, veteran and Hispanic populations - who complete their college education and are career-ready upon graduation. The E2 Initiative will fund support services for two programs, The Veterans...

2011-11-21 06:00:00

NORCROSS, Ga., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military Advanced Education (MAE) has selected Ashworth College http://www.ashworthcollege.edu/ a leader in online education, for inclusion in their 5th Annual Guide to Top Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities. This is the second consecutive year the online school has received this distinction. "This guide is an invaluable tool for both Education Service Officers/Specialists and Base Transition Officers when advising their...