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Faculty and Staff Training - Military and Veteran Student Needs

Location: SSC W-201

RSVP at goo.gl/forms/XQYFLNPRehHZ9qfn2 by Monday, October 15.

VITAL Presentation and Q&A for FACULTY/STAFF Session 1:

VITAL is a veteran-centered, results oriented, collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and educational institutions. VITAL’s mission is to aid veterans in overcoming obstacles and achieving academic success.

On Tuesday, October 16th, VITAL Counselors, Nadine Shigezawa and Lynn Tokumine will be presenting training to all interested UH Hilo faculty and staff on the following topics:
- Promote Understanding: Military culture, deployment 101, post-deployment
adjustment, and common concerns
- Increase Awareness: Perspectives of veterans who are within a college setting frequent concerns and difficulties of veterans in classes and what faculty/staff can do to help
- Communication with the VA: Assist with communications between the VA and college/university staff about concerns, resources, and student needs

For more information, contact: mcallo@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7447

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