Tag Archives: veterans

Veterans in STEM program featured on KCUR

Props to KC-BANCS Co-PIs Dr. Alexis Petri and Dean Kevin Truman for raising awareness of student veteran issues during their outstanding interview on KCUR’s Central Standard. They did a great job promoting STEM education and the Veterans in STEM program. … Continue reading

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Google Code Jam for Veterans

Want to match wits with other military veteran coders across the United States, test your skills on some tough algorithmic problems, and maybe win a prize? Register now for Code Jam for Veterans! Google Code Jam for Veterans is an … Continue reading

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Major General Mark Ediger Named 2013 UMKC Alumnus of the Year

Major General Mark Ediger has been named the 2013 Alumnus of the Year for the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Read the full story online at UMKC Today. Ediger’s award, and those of the other alumni honorees, one from each school … Continue reading

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Cisco and Partners Helping Put U.S. Veterans to Work

This article features two excellent career websites for transitioning veterans: Pipeline and 100,000 Jobs Mission. If you are a veteran looking for work, these resources can help you find a job that makes the most of your amazing skill set.

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Top 10 Ranked Military Friendly Employers

http://employers.militaryfriendly.com/ 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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Combat Crawl: 10 Obstacles, 2 Good Causes, 1 Good Time

Combat Crawl Saturday, November 17 Check-in: 10:00 AM Crawl begins: 11:00 AM Impact Fitness – Burlington Creek  6120 NW 63rd Terrace, Kansas City Register at any Impact Fitness Test your endurance and support Wounded Warriors in the Combat Crawl, a … Continue reading

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Support KC’s Homeless Vets at the Heart of America Stand Down

On any given night, there are 2,800 homeless veterans in the Greater Kansas City Metro Area. These men and women served their country and now they need your help. So tomorrow, Friday November 2, stop by Memorial Hall with a few pairs … Continue reading

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KC Star Highlights Veterans Unemployment

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/10/28/3888537/returning-vets-fighting-to-find.html Sunday’s Kansas City Star highlights veterans unemployment issues in the current political and economic climate and how things are changing. We would love to hear your thoughts on this piece, which also features our own Valerie Brown and the … Continue reading

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Update Us!

Veterans in STEM needs updates from you and about you. We would like to do a special recognition for Veterans Day online. Please take a couple minutes and answer the following 4 questions. Thanks! Click here to take the survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VISUpdates

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How Much Do You Know About Veterans Day?

Take this quiz to find out! http://www.aarp.org/politics-society/history/info-11-2011/veterans-day-quiz.html

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