OGDEN, Utah – Helping university faculty and staff serve the unique needs of veterans is the focus of “Veteran Student Success on Campus: A Higher Education Symposium” sponsored by Weber State University.
Participants from several universities in the region are registered for the symposium scheduled March 14 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the WSU Center for Continuing Education (775 S. University Park Blvd., Clearfield).
M. David Rudd, co-founder and scientific director of the National Center for Veterans Studies, will present a session titled “Veterans on Campus: Understanding the Unique Challenges.” Rudd holds a post-doctoral degree in cognitive therapy and is an active researcher with more than 170 publications. He is currently conducting a trial for suicidal soldiers at Fort Carson, Colo. He has authored several books, including “Treating Suicidal Behavior.”
Other symposium presentations include suicide prevention, understanding post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Utah Veterans Administration support, providing services to assist with veteran transition to higher education and a student panel.
Registration is $75, which includes breakfast and lunch. For more information and registration, visit weber.edu/VetSymposium.