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Archive for 2008

Brooklyn Historical Society- "The Impact of Listening and Being Heard"

June 11, 2008 | Things to Do

The Impact of Listening and Being Heard Friday, June 13, 2008 6:30 – 8:30pm (with exhibit remaining open till 9pm) Free and open to the public Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, New York Click Here for Directions A panel discussion with Philip Napoli, a curator of In Our Own Words: Portraits of Brooklyn […]

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Documentary Screening 6/13

June 11, 2008 | Things to Do

NY Times presents… Times Talk: The Impact of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (DADT) One of the most hotly debated and divisive social issues of the past few decades has been whether to allow openly gay men and women to serve in the U.S. Military. See the New York premiere of ‘Ask Not,’ a new documentary […]

"Free Tuition" at CUNY Starting Fall 2008

June 11, 2008 | Financing Your Education

“Free Tuition” at CUNY for Veterans Starting Fall 2008 June 9th, 2008 Veterans who attend The City University of New York this fall will pay virtually no tuition under a new tuition benefits program that was enacted as part of New York State’s budget for fiscal year 2008-09 and signed recently by Governor David A. […]

Military.com Career Fair- 6/24

June 10, 2008 | Jobs & Internships

Attention Servicemembers and Veterans: Register for the Military.com Career Fair in New York on June 24th. 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 June. […]

10-Day Study Abroad Tour of Europe

June 4, 2008 | Programs & Services

ATTENTION!! June 2009 will mark the 65th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France during World War II. Professor Mark D. Van Ells of Queensborough Community College (CUNY) will lead a 10-day study abroad tour to Europe in June 2009 to commemorate this important chapter in history. This program is open to all Queensborough […]

25th Annual Hidden Client Conference- 6/9

June 2, 2008 | Things to Do

NEW GENERATION—NEW CHALLENGES 25th Annual Hidden Client Conference: Veterans & Their Loved Ones Hunter College School of Social Work Monday, June 9, 2008 8:00 a.m. Registration & Refreshments 9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies Danny Friedman, United States Department of Labor Presentation of Colors Pledge of Allegiance: Michelle Mullany, MSW, Team Leader, Manhattan Vet Center National Anthem: […]

GOVERNOR PATERSON REMINDS NEW YORK’S COMBAT VETERANS TO USE EXPANDED TUITION PROGRAM

May 28, 2008 | Financing Your Education

Eligible Veterans Will Receive Tuition Awards for Study at State University of New York or Other Schools Program Designed to Fill Federal Tuition Gap Governor David A. Paterson chose the Memorial Day weekend to remind New York’s combat veterans to take advantage of the State’s newly increased tuition benefits program. The program doubles the amount […]

BMCC's Military Veterans Club looks to help returning service personnel.

May 28, 2008 | In the News

Coming Home, BMCC News May 15, 2008 BMCC’s Military Veterans Club looks to help returning service personnel. From left to right, Aubrey Arcangel, Jennifer Pastor, and Orley Pacheco. Jennifer Pastor joined the BMCC faculty in 2006, right around the time her son, a U.S. Marine, was beginning his deployment in Iraq. “I missed him,” she […]

What's Behind the Battle Over the New GI Bill?

May 23, 2008 | Financing Your Education

What’s Behind the Battle Over the New GI Bill? Wednesday 21 May 2008 by: Barbara Barrett, McClatchy Newspapers Washington – The GI Bill touted by recruiting posters and the Pentagon often falls short for more than a million troops returning from war, paying just over half the national average cost of a public college education. […]

Syracuse University's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) with Disabilities

May 23, 2008 | Programs & Services

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) with Disabilities is very interested in recruiting veterans and transitioning service members from New York State for the EBV Program at Syracuse University this summer. Applicants to the EBV must have served on active duty during any period after 09/01, and have a ‘service-connected disability.’ Successful candidates for admission will […]