Archive for 2007

Small Business Assistance for Vets

October 25, 2007 | Jobs & Internships

BORICUA COLLEGE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER, BROOKLYN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, NEW YORK CITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY Present A Free Workshop for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs on SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE FOR VETERANS If you are a veteran or a service disabled veteran, here is an opportunity to start your own business. Or, if you are a […]

Vet Film Festival, November 6 – 8

October 23, 2007 | Things to Do

Stories of Service and CUNY present TRIBUTE TO SERVICE – A COMMUNITY FILM FESTIVAL featuring videos about local veterans, produced by college and high school students WHAT: The Stories of Service program of the Digital Clubhouse Network and the City University of New York (CUNY) are presenting a three-night film festival in honor of Veterans […]

Interested In Becoming A Mentor?

October 23, 2007 | Jobs & Internships

October 22, 2007 Dear CUNY Veteran: The City University of New York is planning to partner with Mentoring USA, the nation’s first state-wide school based one-to-one mentoring program, to create opportunities for veterans enrolled in CUNY to serve as mentors throughout New York City. I would like to invite you to help us develop the […]


October 23, 2007 | Programs & Services

LA GUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIVISION OF ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR VETERANS ONLY ================================================== FREE GED & COLLEGE PREP CLASSES: Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Computer Skills, Career Assessment & College Enrollment ================================================== January 7, 2008 to February 14, 2008. Mondays through Thursdays, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Classes also offered in the spring and summer ================================================== […]

NY Metro Vets- June 2007 Newsletter

June 8, 2007 | Things to Do

LAST NEWSLETTER UNTIL SEPTEMBER! http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · VA Announces New Clinic Openings · VA OIF/OEF Advisory Committee · Gulf War Syndrome · 2007 Veteran Legislation Update · Veteran Claims Court Caseload · Veterans Disability Claims Keep Piling Up · GAO Reports (Two) · Gov. Spitzer Offers War Vets Aid Programs […]

Article, "Coming Home"

May 22, 2007 | In the News

Congratulations to John Byrnes, Paul Schwartz, Monique Blake and City Tech for their work in this article (Entitled: Coming Home). If you haven’t seen it, here is the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/20/nyregion/thecity/20vet.html To post a comment, please send to: sonja.gomez@mail.cuny.edu

Article, "GI Bill, Colleges Failing Vets"

May 18, 2007 | In the News

For your information. This is the article that the reporter reached out to me about and I gave her your information. Overall a good article, however, I never said I was CUNY’s veterans coordinator, I told her I worked at LaGuardia as the Veteran’s Office Coordinator. Lastly, I did not say I blame Dod and […]

Article, "CUNY Mobilizes for Returning GIs"

May 18, 2007 | In the News

http://www.newyorkbusiness.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070318/SUB/70317028/1008/toc CUNY mobilizes for returning GIs Public university adds services to ease soldiers’ transition; needs to do more By: Samantha Marshall Published: March 18, 2007 – 6:59 am After his tour of duty in Vietnam, Baruch College anthropology professor Glenn Petersen struggled to readjust to civilian life. Today, when he sees the flood of veterans […]

Article, "LaGuardia Gives Veterans A New Start"

May 18, 2007 | In the News

For your information. Two stories about what CUNY is doing for returning veterans. The first story is from the Queens Tribune and is about what we are doing at LaGuardia Community College. The second story is from Crain’s NY Business and talks about what CUNY is doing overall. Great picture of Claudette Guinn. Thanks – […]

Article, "The Women's War"

May 18, 2007 | Other News

For your reading. Too many times when we talk about veterans we think men. Veterans do it and the public does it. Times have changed and we all need to recognize that women play a major part in our armed forces and they also need services and help. Thank you for serving. Please forward to […]