Welcome, Student Veterans!
Thank you for your service! Transitioning from the military to college is a unique experience for Veterans. The Western Kentucky Student Veteran's Alliance is a Veteran run student organization that was established in order to provide military Veterans, Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard and their dependents with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education.
Fall 2014 was bigger and better than ever! We upped our membership to over 50 members; we reached out to over hundreds veterans and we raised over $4000.00 in funds! It is thanks to all of you! We would like to send out as many people as we can during this Winter break to our National SVA convention in San Antonio; so if you're interested let us know and we'll cover all the costs of registration, lodging, and travel. We look forward to a great convention this year with some excellent keynote speakers, such as the new VA Secretary Rob McDonald and Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter.
Student Veterans, we had a great Spring semester this year and it has been a pleasure meeting and conversing with you all. I hope your summer has been a relaxing one and I look forward to seeing you again this Fall. Remember, our office is located in Tate Page Hall Room 410, next to Military Student Services on the 4th Floor. This Summer, our Vice President had the pleasure of attending the Student Veterans of America Leadership Institute in Bentonville, AR and hopes to bring back some of that knowledge to help advocate for our veterans here at Western. SVA was also mentioned alongside Military Student Services in an article published in the WKU Spirit Magazine; a link to that article can be found on our navigation bar above under Events > SVA in the News. I expect great things from all of you as we finish out the rest of the year, and remember SVA is here for you when you need us.
Student Veterans Alliance is looking for input from you, our military and student Veterans. If you have any Veteran issues that you would like addressed, please email the Student Veterans Alliance at firstname.lastname@example.org with the details of your situation.
Fill out our application form here and drop it off at Tate Page Hall Room 410, with the Student Veterans Alliance, or Room 408, with Military Student Services.
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Wednesday, October 29 @ 5:00 pm
Student Veteran's Alliance Meeting
American Legion Post 23
208 Dishman Ln
Bowling Green, Ky 42101
We've had an excellent start to our fall semester with an explosion of increased membership! At this meeting we will be invading the Legion and bringing our organization's reach to the community. Come join us for fun and fellowship as we talk about more ways to increase our presence in the community and how we can better serve our veteran population.
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