Summer Bootcamp Program ‘Warrior Scholar Project’ Starts Next Week for Transitioning Veterans

The Warrior Scholar Project provides a way forward academically for military veterans following their transition out of service. WSP is a series of intensive, weeklong college preparatory academic boot camps. In addition to training military personnel in the skills required for college, they are taught that they can be a valuable addition to the classroom. Writing tutors, sessions on analytical reading and an opportunity to work with other student-veterans prepare them to be successful within a campus environment.

Brian Bauer: A Life Changed by an Experience Abroad

Brian Bauer ’22 has never been one to back down from a challenge. Whether it is the physical exertion from 6 a.m. training sessions with his fellow Army ROTC cadets at Syracuse University or learning a new language, Bauer enjoys pushing himself to his limits.

Art Bayna Heals through Writing and Hopes Sharing It Helps Other Veterans Do the Same

Artemio “Art” Bayna is currently a senior at the Syracuse University College of Professional Studies and is working toward his degree in professional studies with a major in creative leadership. Now an aspiring author, Bayna first enlisted in the US Army in 1997. Four years later, the events on 9/11 changed the course of his life forever.

National Security Studies Class Visit NRVC

The class of 2021 received a glimpse at the long-standing commitment Syracuse University has for the military-connected by touring the National Veterans Resource Center. The engaged with Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mike Haynie who spoke of Syracuse University’s historic commitment to veterans and how the NVRC will support the military-connected moving forward.

ROTC Cadets Take Next Step in Serving Their Country

In May, 21 U.S. Army and eight U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets officially became the next generation of military leaders at the University’s annual commissioning ceremony held at the National Veterans Resource Center’s K.G. Tan Auditorium.

LocalSyr Covered Syracuse University’s New program Operation Veteran Promise

Given those experiences, Syracuse University has created a brand new pipeline program called Operation Veteran Promise. It’s specifically for high school seniors heading into the military right after school. When they get into this program, they will have a guaranteed spot at SU when they come home from that first deployment.

2021 Student Veteran Commencement

The Syracuse University student veteran commencement is unable to be held in person due to the current pandemic, but that does not stop us from celebrating our student veterans and their academic achievements on the day they would be walking the stage at their student veteran commencement! Watch this video to hear special messages from Vice Chancellor Dr. Mike Haynie and guest speaker retired Lt. Col. Elizabeth Kubala, Director of the Wohl Family Legal Clinic at the Syracuse University College of Law.