Leveraging State Government to Build a Student Veteran Enterprise
Track: Higher Education
This presentation seeks to provide attendees with the necessary information to involve state government in making innovative and transformational change to support Student Veterans. Regional Veteran Education Coordinators for the Tennessee Department of Veteran Services and former SVA Chapter Presidents will outline a brief history of the formation of the Governors' Veteran Education Task Force, along with the proposed strategies to empower higher education institutions to recruit, retain, and support Student Veterans through to degree completion. Attendees will leave this presentation with a proven, sustainable model to leverage state government to build the Student Veteran enterprise, suggestions and 'Next Steps' for creating the partnership with state departments, and how thorough, accurate data collection will lead you to success.