WSU to Host Luncheon for Veterans

November 2, 2009

OGDEN, Utah – Weber State University will host a luncheon and program to honor its veterans on Nov. 13 at 12:30 p.m. in the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning’s Dumke Legacy Hall.

The keynote address will be delivered by prominent local businessman and former marine corps commander, Rich Brewer. State Veterans Affairs director Terry Schow; who is president of the National Association of State Veterans Affairs Directors also will speak, along with WSU Student Veterans of America chapter president Brian Balls.

“The luncheon and program are intended to show appreciation to the veteran population of Weber State University,” said WSU Vice Provost Bruce Davis. “And we want to include all current faculty, staff and students who served in the United States armed forces.”

Those interested in attending can RSVP by Nov. 10 at http://weber.edu/military.

The event follows WSU being named one of the top military-friendly colleges and universities for the second year in a row.

The recognition—bestowed by Military Advanced Education (MAE) magazine, a publication distributed to military education officers around the world—is based on an annual list compiled by the editorial staff of Military Advanced Education and an independent panel of judges. 

Schools are selected based on military enrollment, military-friendly policies and programs, military contracts and feedback from students.Weber State University has worked closely with the United States military for more than 60 years and has had a long-standing relationship with Hill Air Force Base.

WSU Faculty and students frequently work closely on projects and research that support the base and its mission. 

WSU’s Army ROTC is consistently ranked among the best battalions in the nation and has been a fixture on campus for more than 35 years.

Visit weber.edu/wsutoday for more news about Weber State University.

Contact:
Bruce Davis, vice provost
801-395-3482 • brucedavis@weber.edu

Author:
Gentry Reinhart, office of Media Relations
801-626-7212 • gentryreinhart@weber.edu



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