More than 40 Campuses to Participate in the Statewide Veteran Education Academy

Monday, March 06, 2017 | 2:15pm

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder will host more than 100 attendees from more than 40 Tennessee higher education campuses at the second Statewide Veteran Education Academy on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at Middle Tennessee State University.  The Veteran Education Academy is an event designed to strengthen the network and information sharing among campuses committed to recruit, retain and support student Veterans through to graduation. 

WHO:                  Governor Bill Haslam, TDVS Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder, Lieutenant General (retired) Keith Huber and Dr. Hilary Miller Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee Higher Education Commission Director of External Relations Kate Derrick, Assistant Executive Director for Adult Learner Initiatives Jessica Gibson and Program Analyst Kevin Bradley, University of Memphis President Dr. David Rudd, Student Veterans of America Vice President of Outreach Darren Phelps, Tennessee Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer-3 Mary Deel and Tennessee College of Applied Technology Associate Vice Chancellor for Instruction and Special Projects Carol Puryear

WHAT:                Statewide Veteran Education Academy (Agenda)

WHEN:                Wednesday, March 8, 2017 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

WHERE:              Middle Tennessee State University Student Union Ballroom and Prefunction Area (Map)

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