Military Veterans: Understanding and Educating This Growing Population

Thursday | June 20 | 2013 | 2:45 pm - 4:00 PM
Pavilion A, Level 3

More than one million service members are projected to leave the US military in the next three years, and a 2012 Eduventures survey revealed that more than a third of student veterans prefer business programs. This session will provide insight into military veterans and some of the services, organizations, and school-based initiatives that have emerged to support them and their educational pursuits. Leave this session with recommendations and tactics to help you better communicate with, and recruit from, this dynamic population.


Joanna Graham, Director of Field Marketing, Marketing Operations, Graduate Management Admission Council
James Schmeling, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse University
Angela Xhakolli, Director of Operations, Student Veterans of America