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Archive for 2008

$300,000 U.S. Air Force Grant to CUNY/CCNY

August 22, 2008 | In the News

Abalone shell is a tough, rigid material with a luminescent sheen. CCNY Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Raymond Tu has received a three-year $300,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force to investigate use of naturally occurring organic molecules to create templates for making non-natural inorganic materials that can mimic those properties. The theory is to […]

Article, "Good News for Vets in Higher Ed Bill"

August 6, 2008 | Financing Your Education

August 5, 2008 Good News for Veterans in Higher-Education Bill Washington — A month after the president signed into law a bill that sharply expanded veterans’ tuition benefits, Congress has passed another measure with education benefits for student veterans and their families. The bill, which would reauthorize the Higher Education Act, the major law governing […]

Military.com Career Fair- Wed, 8/13

July 29, 2008 | Jobs & Internships

You’re invited to attend the Military.com Career Fair in New York on Wednesday, August 13th. Top companies in health care, real estate, hospitality, banking, marketing, sales and more are looking to hire veterans and transitioning servicemembers. Increase your opportunity to land a job with great pay and benefits by attending the event in August. Register […]

Casting Call for MTV True Life: I have PTSD

July 21, 2008 | Things to Do

Are you a service member or veteran of the Iraq War who has Posttraumatic Stress Disorder or do you think you might have PTSD? Do you relive events from the war? Do you avoid situations that remind you of the war? Do you feel numb or “keyed up”? Do you have anxiety or emotional issues […]

Student Vets Needed for CUNY Color Guard

July 21, 2008 | Things to Do

Greetings to all, The CUNY Central Office of Veterans Affairs recently announced at its monthly meeting that it is interested in forming a University Color Guard. We anticipate starting in the Fall Semester. If you, or any other student vet, are interested in representing your university in this capacity, please contact us. Thank you, Stephen […]

NY Metro Vets- Summer Newsletter

July 14, 2008 | Things to Do

SPECIAL SUMMER ISSUE! http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · Misinformation Clouds New GI Bill · VA Dental Treatment Legislation · House Oks Homeless Vets Bill Amid Veto Threat · Saluting the Flag · Injured Iraq War Vets Pay More for Health Care · Body of Alex Jimenez Found (Queens) · ICL Takes Over […]

Article,"Misinformation Clouds New GI Bill"

July 10, 2008 | Financing Your Education

Misinformation Clouds New GI Bill By Rick Maze Army Times Jul 09, 2008 July 9, 2008 – Full-tuition educational benefits included in a new veterans’ program signed into law on June 30 will not take effect until Aug. 1, 2009, unless Congress approves a change in the new law. There will be a 20 percent […]

New GI Bill Signed Into Law- Message from IAVA

July 1, 2008 | Financing Your Education

Just this morning, President Bush signed the new GI Bill into law. Since we are only a few days away from celebrating the 4th of July, this milestone is a fitting way to honor our veterans who have bravely served this nation. IAVA has led the fight for the new GI Bill from the beginning, […]

Veterans to 'raq up free tuition at CUNY

June 24, 2008 | In the News

Veterans to ‘raq up free tuition at CUNY BY STEPHANIE GASKELL DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Sunday, June 22nd 2008, 10:11 PM Orley Pacheco doesn’t have to worry anymore about how he’ll pay for college. The Iraq war veteran will get his full tuition paid at the Borough of Manhattan Community College under a new state […]

New GI Bill Overview

June 24, 2008 | Financing Your Education

New GI Bill Overview Military.com The new GI Bill (Chapter 33) or so-called “GI Bill for the 21st Century,” boasts the most comprehensive education benefits package since the original GI Bill was signed into law in 1944. Many post 9/11 veterans and servicemembers will soon see a new package of education benefits. This new Post […]