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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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Changes to Tuition Assistance Explained

You may have heard that each branch of the military except for the Navy at this point has suspended its Tuition Assistance Program.  Tuition Assistance is separate from the GI Bill.  The cuts to Tuition Assistance do not affect the … Continue reading

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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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Veterans in STEM member Vincent Cannady featured in UNews

Vincent Cannady, one of our own Veterans in STEM and a political science graduate student at UMKC, is featured in this week’s UNews. Cannady discusses his Army experiences, his work in the communications technology field, and the life events that … 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 http://www.career.umkc.edu/?q=node/1138

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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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Soldiers Becoming Scientists – Article

Here’s a link to a great article on soldiers who transition from the military to college and then become scientists. This is what Veterans in STEM is all about — providing community and a sense of support for veterans who … Continue reading

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Veterans Retraining Assistance Program – Unemployed Veterans Age 35-60

http://benefits.va.gov/vow/education.htm The VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 was recently passed by Congress to provide assistance for unemployed Veterans. If you are an unemployed Veteran between the ages of 35 and 60 you might qualify. The Veterans Retraining Assistance … Continue reading

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Veterans in STEM June Career Challenge – Register now

“June Veterans in STEM Career Challenge” – Register now Find out what you can do in one month to advance your job search readiness Are you a veteran? Are you looking at a current or upcoming job search and realizing … Continue reading

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Some insight into Veterans in STEM

The program’s purpose is to provide assistance and support to Veterans who are transitioning from the military to getting degrees/employment in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The schools our program works with include University of Missouri-Kansas City, Metropolitan … Continue reading

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