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NAU Named Best of Vets 2015

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Community Briefs: NAU College of Business named ‘Best for Vets’

Northern Arizona University’s W.A. Franke College of Business has been named one of the nation’s top business schools for veterans by Military Times in its “Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014” rankings... read more

Coconino County Recognizes Wounded Veterans

During a February County Board of Supervisors meeting the board proclaimed Coconino as a Purple Heart County... read more

The first annual NAU Military and Veteran Appreciation Night with the Phoenix Suns, February 28th, 2014

We were so grateful to welcome our veterans and current military students and alumni to watch the Suns take on the New Orleans Pelicans. Thanks for making it to the game and thank you for your service to our country... view the image gallery

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 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

Northern Arizona University named a ‘Best College’ for military vets

For Northern Arizona University ranks as the top school for military veterans in Arizona and throughout the Southwest, and among the top third of colleges and universities more