Wayne State University Veteran Specific Orientation

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WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
STUDENT VETERAN
ORIENTATION ITINERARY
8:30- 9:30 – REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST (University Advising Cntr, ste 1600 UGL)
9:30-10:35 – PRESENTERS (Bernath Auditorium, 1st floor UGL)
10:35-11:25 – MATT PRESENTS (OMVEB & VA BENEFITS) (Bernath Auditorium)
11:30 – 12:30 RECEPTION IN RESOURCE CENTER (Room 687 Student Center Bldg)
ALL OFFICERS NEED TO MEET AT MATT’S OFFICE AT 8AM
(Officers Uniform: WSU SVO Shirt – golf shirt or SVO shirt and khakis)
9:30 PAT HANNAH: PRESIDENT
9:35 TY STEVENSON: ADMISSIONS
9:40 TIM DUFF: EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
9:45 PAT SMITH: FINANCIAL AID
9:50 KEN SMITH: EXECUTIVE VP OF FINANCE
9:55 TYRONE AUSTIN: ACADEMIC ADVISING
10:00 RYAN SEIJA: EXECUTIVE VP OF COMMARADERIE
10:05 DEENA BANKS: STUDENT ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
10:10 MIKE REINHARDT: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
10:15 LYNN HILL: COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
10:20 MERRI BUSCH: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
10:25 CPT TABITHA PINTER: OFFICER RECRUITMENT
10:30 ROBERT KAKOS: VETERAN OUTREACH
10:35 MATT MCLAIN: OFFICE OF MILITARY & VETERANS BENEFITS
11:25 PATRICK HANNAH: CLOSING REMARKS AND THANK YOUS
HOSTED BY THE STUDENT
VETERANS ORGANIZATION
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
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WARRIOR TO WARRIOR: VETERANS HELPING
VETERANS TO BE SUCCESSFUL: ALL STUDENTS
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AN ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO ENSURING THE
SUCCESS OF EACH OTHER
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VETERAN ORGANIZIED AND LED
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PATRICK HANNAH: PRESIDENT
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TIM DUFF: EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
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KEN SMITH: EXECUTIVE VP OF FINANCE
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RYAN SEIJA: EXECUTIVE VP OF COMMARADERIE
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MIKE REINHARDT: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
 THE
SVO OFFERS MANY
THINGS TO HELP YOU BE
SUCCESSFUL
 ADMISSIONS
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DEDICATED SPACE TO CALL OUR OWN
WE HAVE A NEARLY 1500 SQUARE FOOT
ROOM CENTRALLY LOCATED ON THE 6TH
FLOOR OF THE STUDENT CENTER
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VETERANS COMPUTER LAB WITH FREE
PRINTING
COMPREHENSIVE TUTORING AND GROUP
STUDY
STUDY ROOMS FOR VETERANS TO UTILIZE
OUR OWN LOUNGE AREA THAT
INCLUDES:
1.
BIG SCREEN TV
2.
POOL TABLE
3.
FOOSBALL TABLE
4.
KITCHEN WITH MICROWAVE AND
REFRIGERATOR
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FINANCIAL
AID
 WE
OFFER COMMARADERIE
AND OPPORTUNITES TO
GIVE BACK
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WE ARE INVOLVED IN COMMUNITY SERVICE
PROJECTS THAT BENEFIT THE COMMUNITY
AND OURSELVES AS WELL
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WE PARTNER WITH SEVERAL VETERANS
SHELTERS IN THE DETROIT AREA
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WE HOST A WELCOME BACK EVENT EACH
YEAR HERE AT WAYNE STATE
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WE PARTICIPATE IN MANY EVENTS THAT
BENEFIT VETERANS ALSO
DETROIT RED WINGS BUD LYNCH SUITE
DETROIT TIGERS MEMORIAL DAY
CELEBRATION
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WE CONDUCT MANY FUNDRAISING
ACTIVITIES:
IST ANNUAL GOLFING FOR VETERANS
REMEMBERENCE RIBBONS ON
VETERANS DAY
RAFFLES
T SHIRTS, HOODIES AND HATS
 ACADEMIC
ADVISING
 VETERANS
EDUCATIONAL
OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM
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Who Qualifies: Other than "Dishonorable", 180 Days
consecutive, Undergrads
Free Preparatory Courses: Math, English, Computer
Skills
Free Student Success Courses: Memory, Listening,
Study Skills
Preventative measure to ensure academic success
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STUDENT ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
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THE STUDENT VETERANS RESOURCE
CENTER IS FOR ALL VETERANS TO
UTILIZE
OUR GOAL IS ONE HUNDRED PERCENT
GRADUATION
WE HAVE TO SUPPORT EACH OTHER TO
BE SUCCESSFUL
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THE NATIONAL GRADUATION RATE FOR
VETERANS IS ONLY 13%
HERE AT WAYNE STATE WE ARE AT 50%
IS HALF GOOD ENOUGH?
ONLY YOU CONTROL WHICH HALF YOU
WILL BE ON
COUNSELING AND
PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
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MERRI BUSCH
VOCATIONAL
REHABILITATION
CPT TABITHA PINTER
OFFICER RECRUITMENT
ROBERT KAKOS
VETERAN OUTREACH
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OUR AWARD WINNING FACULTY
ADVISOR
OFFICE OF MILITARY & VETERAN
EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS
YOU ARE INVITED TO COME TO YOUR
RESOURCE CENTER FOR A LIGHT SNACK AND
TO SEE WHAT IS AVAILABLE FOR YOU
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ROOM 687 ON THE 6TH FLOOR OF THE
STUDENT CENTER

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