UIC Veterans Student Association

UIC Veterans Student Association The UIC Veterans Student Association was reactivated in 2007 after a campus absence of four years due to deployments to Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The VSA has been very active in the UIC Chicago community through volunteer work and partnerships with the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.

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How Higher Ed Can Better Support Military Students
08/11/2012
How Higher Ed Can Better Support Military Students

How Higher Ed Can Better Support Military Students

With a potential increase of veteran students attending college for the first time, there are protocols that will help student matriculate and prepare them for academic success.

08/09/2012

Fellow veteran students,

I just wanted to remind everyone about the Illinois Warrior Summit and 5th Annual Welcome Home Celebration TOMORROW on August 9, 2012. It will be from 10:00am until 3:00pm at the UIC Forum (725 West Roosevelt Road and Halsted Street).

The summit will include 40 employers providing job opportunities, 30 VA program service stations, VA onsite physicals, healthcare registration, and more. Also, there will be giveaways for sports tickets! Please see the attached flyer for details.

05/02/2012

I want to give a special thanks to Meghen Erboe who is graduating on Friday! Yeah!!! She will be leaving us for the East coast for new adventures. Thanks for everything you've done for us. Good luck!

Women are fit to play larger role in military
04/23/2012
Women are fit to play larger role in military

Women are fit to play larger role in military

Women have already proven their capability, and there is no second-guessing that today. In the past, women were seen as inferior because no one knew how they would react to combat.

National Park Week | National Park Foundation
04/21/2012
National Park Week | National Park Foundation

National Park Week | National Park Foundation

PICTURE YOURSELF IN A NATIONAL PARK this April 21 - 29 as America celebrates National Park Week –– a chance to hike, learn, share, and give back in the nation’s 397 national parks. Each year, we take this time to celebrate what we all have inherited as Americans – 84 million acres of the world’s mos...

04/21/2012
VA Research helps paralyzed Veterans stand, walk

VA Research helps paralyzed Veterans stand, walk

VA researchers at the Cleveland Advanced Platform Technology (APT) Center are using a hybrid of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) and conventional brac...

Timeline Photos
04/21/2012

Timeline Photos

04/09/2012

Hope everyone had a great day at the ball park for that Cub's win!

Don't forget: Next general meeting will be Tomorrow from 4:30-5:30 in SCE 610. Hope to see you there!

04/03/2012

Next general meeting will be next Tuesday, April 10th from 4:30-5:30 in SCE 610. Hope to see you there!

Link between PTSD and violent behavior is weak
04/02/2012
Link between PTSD and violent behavior is weak

Link between PTSD and violent behavior is weak

Research on post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury is voluminous but inadequate when it comes to predicting future violent behavior.

04/02/2012

We are out of tickets! Have a great time at the game and thanks for liking us . See ya at the game!

Student Veterans of America
03/29/2012

Student Veterans of America

US Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes Fair in Chicago, IL.

03/28/2012

Welcome all! Enjoy the Cubs game! Everyone know where to pick up the tickets? We still have 10 -15 pairs of tickets left so let your friends know.

03/27/2012

Next general meeting will be April 10th from 4:30-5:30 in SCE 610

03/27/2012

What FREE Cubs tickets? Like this page and get 2 free tickets to see the Cubs vs Nationals on Sunday April 8th! Its opening weekend, but also Easter. If your free come out and route!route! route! for the Cubbys! Like us and then pick up your tickets on the 3rd floor at SSB in the Veterans affairs office.

March 28, 2012 – Chicago, IL
03/27/2012
Hiring Our Heroes | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

March 28, 2012 – Chicago, IL

In March of 2011, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched Hiring Our Heroes, a nationwide initiative to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment. Working with our network of 1600 state and local chambers and other strategic partners from the public, private, and non-profit sectors...

03/26/2012

Welcome back from spring break all! Hope everyone had a good week.

Being the adult at school |  Daily Titan
03/16/2012
Being the adult at school | Daily Titan

Being the adult at school | Daily Titan

While there are currently no statistics regarding reentry students, VanRiette estimates that there are about 5,000 undergraduate students and 3,000 graduate students who are nontraditional.

The Spirit of Enterprise | U.S. Chamber of Commerce | Hiring Our Heroes - Chicago, IL
03/16/2012
The Spirit of Enterprise | U.S. Chamber of Commerce | Hiring Our Heroes - Chicago, IL

The Spirit of Enterprise | U.S. Chamber of Commerce | Hiring Our Heroes - Chicago, IL

2012 Hiring Our Heroes - Chicago The Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL March 28, 2012 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to host a one-of-a kind FREE employment fair for Ve...

03/16/2012
Upcoming Hiring Fairs | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Upcoming Hiring Fairs | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Copyright © 2012 U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1615 H St NW Washington DC 20062-2000 All Rights Reserved Advancing human progress through an economic, political and social system based on individual freedom, incentive, initiative, opportunity, and responsibility.

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