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Veteran’s Day Ceremony Will Take Place at UNH Nov. 11

Release Date:
10/31/2014 12:00 AM

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WEST HAVEN, CONN. --- A Veteran’s Day Ceremony will take place at the University of New Haven on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the UNH Military Veterans Club, veteran outreach faculty and staff, and the UNH Reserved Officer Training Corps, the ceremony will take place on the Maxcy Quad.

Speakers at the event will include UNH President Steven H. Kaplan’ Sean-Michael Green, associate vice president for graduate enrollment and marketing, a veteran of the U.S. Marines; and Justin Farrar, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, who is a student in criminal justice and president of the UNH Veterans Association.

UNH has 263 students using veteran benefits on campus. The majority of these are veterans, but a small subset of this population are dependents of veterans who have received post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. 

There also will be a display in Bartels, the Student Center, of veteran's uniforms and memorabilia provided by UNH students.

Both the ceremony and the display are free and open to the public.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 the university enrolls approximately 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates.