December 20, 2018

VA assists GI Bill beneficiaries with Education Corporation of America closure

VA will assist GI Bill® students affected by the December closure of Education Corporation of America’s (ECA) approximately 70 campuses. VA is in the process of […]
December 12, 2018

Some schools punish GI Bill users for VA’s delays. Congress may be about to stop that.

If a comprehensive package of veterans’ bills get signed into law, student veterans using the Post-9/11 GI Bill will be protected from late fees and other […]
December 5, 2018

Here’s the VA’s long, slow fix to the GI Bill cash crunch

After reports of severe payment delays for thousands of student veterans expecting housing stipends this fall, those planning to use the education benefit for the spring […]
November 29, 2018

VA reverses course on GI Bill payments, will repay possibly short-changed veterans

VA officials had previously told lawmakers the amount of work it would take to figure out how many were shortchanged might not be worth it.
November 28, 2018

Post 9/11 GI Bill update information for students and schools

Because of continued information technology difficulties with implementing sections 107 and 501 of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI Bill), both […]
November 28, 2018

Post-9/11 GI Bill housing payment rates update

Today, VA announced key changes in the processing of GI Bill benefits payments under the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI […]
November 28, 2018

Maxwell Receives Permanent Honor at COCC

BEND, OR — Central Oregon Community College is now a Medal of Honor College. Extended Learning Dean Jerry Schulz, also a veteran, pursued the official designation to honor Bend […]
November 26, 2018

GI Bill advice: For student vets, from student vets

Among student veterans’ tips for getting the most out of the GI Bill are to knock out credits before you start school and save for the […]
November 25, 2018

They served their country. Why aren’t elite colleges serving them better?

Veterans are a rarity on the campuses of many of the nation’s elite universities.