As part of an annual Veterans Week celebration, St. Joseph’s College is honoring student veterans and active military members through virtual events Tuesday, Nov. 10 through Thursday, Nov. 12.
The Office of Military and Veteran Services organized the events, offering all students, faculty and staff a chance to celebrate and raise awareness about those who served and those who continue to serve in the armed forces.
“I hope that our celebration today resonates with every member of our community as a special moment, but also as a reminder that we should always keep the deeds of our service men and women always in our hearts,” St. Joseph’s College President Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D., said.
Tuesday, Nov. 10: Veteran Career Resources
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Open to: SJC Brooklyn and SJC Long Island student veterans and active military
Description: Presented by the Office of Military and Veteran Services, as well as the Office of Career Preparation and Professional Development, this event invites all student veterans and active military members to meet, engage with and learn from military and veteran hiring specialists.
Hear from James Christman, a U.S. Navy veteran who serves as the veterans and disabilities engagement leader for Con Edison; Jason Clarke, Northwell Health’s veteran program specialist/senior talent acquisition specialist and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran; and Michael Graziano, a U.S. Navy veteran and a regulatory compliance professional, and a U.S. and foreign financial institutions corporate banking and broker dealer.
Wednesday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day Tribute
Members of the St. Joseph’s College community came together virtually to wish the student veterans and active military a happy Veterans Day. Watch the video below:
Time and location: 12:40–1:35 p.m. (Common Hour), Kennedy Chapel
Open to: SJC Brooklyn community members
Description: On behalf of Veterans Day, the special intention is for St. Joseph’s student veterans.
Thursday, Nov. 12: SVA Student Veterans Panel
Time: 12:40–1:35 p.m. (Common Hour)
Open to: SJC Long Island community members
Description: Hosted by the Student Veterans of America (SVA), attendees will get real insight into a day in the life of an American warrior. Hear from student veterans from different branches of service about their experience in the military, then ask your own questions during a Q&A session at the end.