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June 2, 2017|VALOR Center|

Meet the new VALOR Center coordinator

June 2, 2017|VALOR Center|

The VALOR Center at JFK University was created to give student veterans the assistance they need to achieve their academic goals. The work of helping veterans transition to campus life, increasing retention rates, improving achievement of their educational and career goals, and providing a higher quality of life is a certainly a group effort; and [...]

May 30, 2017|VALOR Center|

Remembering Our Soldiers on Memorial Day

May 30, 2017|VALOR Center|

What does Memorial Day mean to you? For many, it means pool parties, amusement parks, and hanging with friends. Memorial Day has been branded as the time to throw some dogs on the grill and chug beer with pals while the American flag waves in the background. For others however, it’s a somber day of [...]

December 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, College of Law, University News, VALOR Center|

John F. Kennedy Celebrates The Holidays By Giving Back to the Community

December 22, 2016|#EducationForChange, College of Law, University News, VALOR Center|

Two of JFKU’s organizations celebrated the holidays by running collection drives for two important non-profits that serve those in need during this season. The VALOR Center, John F. Kennedy University’s veteran services program, partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program to collect new, unwrapped toys to be distributed as Christmas gifts [...]

November 4, 2016|VALOR Center|

Front Line to Home Front: Moral Injury

November 4, 2016|VALOR Center|

“22 soldiers per day commit suicide,” stated Jared Anderson, VALOR Center Coordinator at John F. Kennedy University.  “We have lost more soldiers to suicide than we have to the Taliban. This is a major issue facing society today and this program is our chance to provide support and grow awareness around this tremendous issue.” On [...]

September 8, 2016|Legal Studies, VALOR Center|

Congrats Marine Robert Withers!

September 8, 2016|Legal Studies, VALOR Center|

Marine Robert Withers was promoted to gunnery sergeant on campus! Next chapter? Legal Studies grad! Today we were honored to host the promotion ceremony of Marine Robert Withers to gunnery sergeant. Robert is a leader in our Legal Studies community who has tackled each challenge with poise, professionalism, and humility. He has served as a TA [...]

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