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Veteran finds Comrades on Campus
For Daniel Driss, the transition from active combat duty on the front lines in Iraq and Afghanistan to undergraduate student at NAU could have been a bumpy road. He turned to NAU’s ROTC office in 2008, and then to the Office of Military and Veteran Affairs when it was established in 2010. In both he found a comfortable and familiar environment among people who understood what he had seen and where he had been... read more
Military 'Friendly'? How about Military 'Dedicated'
“Military friendly school” is a phrase that is tossed around higher education a lot these days. What it means exactly is, well, difficult to define...read more
Compound to Campus: Transitioning from the Military to Academia
Our military students and veterans are some of the best and the brightest on campus. They often make the highest quality students because of their maturity, dedication and military training. However, many experience challenges in adjusting from military life to campus life. Retired Lt. Col. C. Andrew Griffin describes what life is like for veterans on campus and what staff and faculty can do to make their campus military friendly and a supportive environment in which all students can thrive... read more