In 2023, Georgetown University has demonstrated its commitment to student veterans by announcing increases in tuition benefits through the Yellow Ribbon Program: Arthur Milhomens and Raquel Burgett share their reflections on the impact of this support for student veterans like themselves.
Military-affiliated individuals, including veterans, spouses, and dependents, know what it means to answer a call of service and justice; many of them find a similar sense of purpose at Loyola University Chicago.
Ret. Four-Star General Michael X. Garrett retired in September, capping off his remarkable story of military service. But over 40 years ago, that story was just beginning on Xavier University’s campus.
The oft-forgotten history of African American and Asian American veterans is part of a rich archive that Loyola Marymount University’s Digital Veterans Legacy (LDVL) Project is just beginning to uncover.
Through Project GO, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Defense, Marquette University cadets and midshipmen are learning how to improve their language skills, regional expertise, and intercultural communication skills in preparation to become future military officers.
How does AJCU support student veterans? We work in concert with the Department of Veterans Affairs Administration, the U.S. House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees, and our higher education colleagues to ensure our student veterans have the opportunity to come to our institutions, choose their intended areas of study, and thrive.