Category Archives: Resources

Continuing Education Resources for Veterans

If you are pursuing financial assistance for higher education as a veteran from the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, this short but informative guide can help you navigate the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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UMKC Student Veterans Organization – Join Today

Are you a student veteran at UMKC? Then consider joining the UMKC Student Veterans Organization. The SVO website makes it easy. Just complete the short online signup form and in minutes you can become a member. The Mission of the Student Veterans … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ranked Military Friendly Employers This 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list includes companies with over $500 million in revenue that exhibit leading practices for military recruitment and retention. These employers represent the top tier of companies with leading employment solutions for military service … Continue reading

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Make the Connection: Shared Experiences and Support for Veterans

Make the Connection is a website connecting veterans and their friends and family members with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives. On the site you can learn from other veterans’ experiences, take a self-assessment, browse the video … Continue reading

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Fort Riley Education Fair

Riley’s Conference Center November 13, 2012 446 Seitz Dr., Fort Riley, KS 66442 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Over 60 Universities, Colleges, and Technical Schools from across the country available to provide guidance for you and your family members’ path to … Continue reading

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Veterans Crisis Line Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 Are you a Veteran or concerned about one? The caring professionals at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. Many of the responders are … Continue reading

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Benefits Guidebook for Veterans with Disabilities

In response to a need for more easily accessible and organized information on governmental benefits available to veterans and their families, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families  at Syracuse University (IVMF) has released a free guidebook that details monetary, health care and … Continue reading

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UMKC 2012 Career Expo

Mark your calendar for the UMKC 2012 Career Expo! When: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 – 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Where: Sweeny Rec Center (on UMKC Main Campus) For more information and a list of registered employers, visit

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Kansas City Veteran Job Fair October 11

Looking for work? Check out the Kansas City Veteran Job Fair – sponsored by RecruitMilitary October 11, 2012 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM   Uptown Theater 3700 Broadway Street  Kansas City, MO 64111   Details and registration at  RecruitMilitary is a … Continue reading

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Welcome back…

To school that is.  It is that time again, Fall semesters will be starting any day now.  If you are anything like me you are not yet ready to relinquish your summer in exchange for lectures, course work, and exams. … Continue reading

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