Colleges, Universities Beef Up Offerings To Student Veterans

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

When Edward Godec began attending Rose State College four years ago, one of his first stops on campus was to the school's veterans affairs office.

Godec, a U.S. Army veteran, sat down with an adviser to get his Post-9/11 G.I. Bill benefits processed. Once the paperwork was complete, he asked what other services the office had to offer.

That was about all, the adviser told him.

Although that lack of services geared toward students who served in the military may have been the norm in the past, recent research suggests colleges and universities nationwide are beginning to beef up their offerings to veterans on campus.

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