October 7, 2017

UCC to host resource fair for veterans

Umpqua Community College is hosting a resource fair for veterans next week which will feature the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Traveling Wall. The half-day event is scheduled […]
October 4, 2017

UCC hosts resource fair for veterans featuring Vietnam Veterans Memorial Traveling Wall

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Student veterans at Umpqua Community College are creating an event to honor their fellow brothers and sisters who served in our country’s military. […]
August 23, 2017

An Air Force Cadet At 25: A Sign Of The Times In Higher Education

In her spotless camouflage uniform, Monica Callan stood apart from the dirty and exhausted-looking first-year cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy who had just endured […]
August 19, 2017

Post-911 educational assistance changes

A lot of conversation was generated around innumerable veteran coffee-clutches after the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 was passed this last month. […]
August 17, 2017

5 Things for Veterans to Know About Expanded GI Bill Benefits

Lawmakers this month sent an expanded GI educational benefits bill, known as the “Forever GI Bill” to President Donald Trump’s desk to sign. The Forever GI […]
August 3, 2017

Congress Just Made Huge Changes to the GI Bill. Here’s What Matters Most for Veterans

In a rare moment of unity, lawmakers in Washington, D.C., just passed a major expansion to the education benefits for U.S. military veterans. The bill, called […]
June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.
June 16, 2017

From the battlefield to the classroom: Are veterans a solution to teacher shortage?

Defense Department’s Troops to Teachers program aims to put more vets in classroom.
May 3, 2017

Thousands of Veterans Want to Learn to Code – But Can’t

David Molina was stationed at Dover Air Force Base, 100 miles outside Baltimore, when he started trying to become a coder. After 12 years of service, […]