Julia Child, Prince William, Clint Eastwood, Bill Cosby, Ice-T and other celebrities all served in the military before or during their famed careers.… | Read More
The ROTC has officially been around since the turn of the 20th century although its roots go back even further. Learn about the history of ROTC on campus, it's tumultuous "banishment" from campuses during the Vietnam War era and its recent triumphant return.… | Read More
Military spouse Mary S. King, author of the recent memoir Facing the Wall — A Mission, found herself taking on more responsibility after her husband returned from combat with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) — including the role of primary breadwinner. Her story is not unusual: most military spouses work to… | Read More
The New York Times recently did a long article on returning veterans who are returning to school, and some of the schools that emerged as popular choices are surprising. Among the Ivy League schools Columbia has stepped forward and thrown out a welcome mat for returning servicemen and women. The school contacts veterans directly,… | Read More
Four young veterans teamed up on a well reasoned, civil and straightforward article in Washington blog The Huffington Post about a fundamental inequity built into the education support component of the New GI Bill.
This legislation became law in August of this year and among the important provisions in the law is financial support for… | Read More
North Dakota State University provides higher education in a state where agriculture and farming are still the economic anchors. Their catalogue of business degrees reflects the state's economic orientation, so when an associate professor of agribusiness and applied economics was called to duty by the National Guard, she took her rostrum with her.
Cheryl… | Read More
Every year GI Jobs published a list of "military friendly" schools that are being acknowledged due to their special efforts on behalf of returning veterans. This year Ashworth College was added to the list, which was announced on October 23rd.
The list was compiled through research starting last May during which G.I. Jobs polled… | Read More
Kaplan University is a major provider of online degree programs and also operates campuses in several states. Mason City, one of their six Iowa campuses, has seen a spike in enrollment due to their ability to deliver both online and on campus courses. The small campus has doubled its military attendance, drawing on… | Read More
It's that time of year again: the 2010 List of Military Friendly Schools has been announced!
The list is put out by GI Jobs magazine, a leader in the world of military education and post-military employment, and honors the 15% of the country's colleges and universities that do the most to welcome military veterans and… | Read More
Distance learning has become a widespread activity in the United States military. While all four service branches offer guidance and financial assistance to their men and women on active duty the, the highest level of distance learning activity is found among the Army's troops. Just three years after the United States Army started… | Read More