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Veterans Resource Center hosts events to honor veterans

Marine veteran hugs CSUN faculty member

Raquel Ramirez

November 7, 2016

The Veteran Resource Center is honoring and bringing awareness about our veterans all week long. Manny Garcia, a 28-year-old Marine Corp Reserve Veteran, is the student administrative assistant who coordinated the event that took place this past weekend. On Sunday, the Veterans Resource Center...

Veterans Block Party Celebration Event

Gabriela Rodriguez

November 14, 2014

This event was hosted because of Veterans Awareness week to celebrate CSUN Vets Produced by: Alyse Kollerbohm, contributer

VRC welcomes new students with open house

Junior Perla Palacios assists students with para-bracelets at the Veterans Resource Center Spring Kick-off Event on Tuesday.

Pete D. Camarillo

February 4, 2014

The Veterans Resource Center kicked off the spring semester by welcoming students with activities and information about services available to veterans on and off campus. Students walked to tables obtaining information and handouts from representatives of various veterans resources on-campus and off-...

“Operation Comedy” brings healing laughter to the CSUN Pub

Michelle Dominguez

November 24, 2013

Packed to capacity, the Student Veteran Organization (SVO) welcomed stand-up  comedians from Operation Comedy to the CSUN Pub and Grill Friday night. Operation Comedy is a free comedy show for veterans and its mission is to provide the healing power of laughter to those serving the country. All their comedians are veterans of the war, each stemming from a diff...

VRC helps veterans transition into college life

VRC helps veterans transition into college life

Lisa Anderson

November 11, 2013

The number of veteran students in higher education has been on the rise since WWII, and CSUN’s Veteran Resource Center (VRC) is one of the institutions that help ease the transition for veterans into college life. The Post-9/11 GI Bill offers more assistance to veterans than the prior Montgomery GI Bill, bu...

Fallen veterans honored with national roll call in celebration of Veteran’s Day

Fallen veterans honored with national roll call in celebration of Veteran’s Day

Calvin Ratana

November 8, 2013

CSUN held its first national roll call in honor of fallen soldiers from California Thursday for CSUN’s celebration of Veteran’s Day at the USU. “We want to honor every veteran at this event,” said Jorge Reyes, lectures and culture event assistant for the USU. “However we are conducting a...

Veterans, active duty members relax at weekly VRC Meet and Greet

Veterans, active duty members relax at weekly VRC Meet and Greet

Clarissa Perkins

October 10, 2013

The Veterans Resource Center (VRC) added a military pun to the event title “Meet Relax Eat” or MRE, a play on the acronym for meals ready-to-eat distributed in the military, that took place last Tuesday. The goal of this weekly event is to create a network of like-minded student-veterans and ...

Assemblyman proposes bill to help veterans in college

Assemblyman proposes bill to help veterans in college

Megan Diskin

April 28, 2013

California State Assemblyman Rocky Chavez has proposed a bill that would grant in-state tuition to recently discharged military members even if the student is not a current California resident. Chavez, representing the 76th district, passed AB 13 through the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee, which wou...

USU board working with LGBT and veteran resource center and bike co-op

Julian Reyes

August 28, 2011

Students approved allocating part of the campus quality fee to renovate and refurbish LGBTQ and veteran resource centers in the University Student Union (USU), but did not approve funding for a bicycle cooperative. “We want to make CSUN bike friendly, we simply act as a resource for the school,”...

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