October 17, 2011 | The College of Staten Island, The Veterans Corner
Chris Longo had dreams of a National Guard career, but his plans changed in 2008 when he suffered a spinal injury while serving in Afghanistan. Now Longo, who is a student at the College of Staten Island, works at the school’s Veterans Educational Transitional Services, where he helps vets apply to the college and for benefits. Longo was first attracted to CSI because of its proximity to his home and its vet friendly reputation. “This college was in the top 15% of military friendly schools in the whole country two years in a row,” says Longo.
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