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News and Upcoming Events


Name Change: now the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee held a private dinner with Charlie and Hazel Daniels at his residence April 26, 2016. That evening he announced the new naming of the Veterans and Military Family Center for Charlie and his wife.  Click here for the full story.  

President McPhee and Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels and his wife, Hazel, along with the directors of The Journey Home Project, present a $70,000 check to MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee to support the Veterans and Military Family Center after a dinner April 26, 2016 at the President's Residence. The project has donated $120,000 to the center since it opened in November 2015.  (Photo: Andrew Oppmann)

Upcoming Events

We have some great upcoming opportunities for MTSU military and veteran students and their families.

25 May (1.00-3.30) -- Recently-Graduated Veterans Employment Workshop

Brought to you by:
Veterans and Military Family Center
Career Development Center
Operation Stand Down Tennessee
VA- VetSuccess on Campus

18 August (Time TBA) -- Veterans Orientation 
Location: Tom Jackson Hall

21 August (2pm) -- University Convocation 
Location: Murphy Center
The keynote speaker is Rajiv Chandrasekaran, the author of the MTSU summer reading book, For Love of Country: What our veterans can teach us about citizenship, heroism, and sacrifice.  Student veterans can RSVP for floor seating.  Don't forget to bring your MTSU ID card!

25 August (Time TBA) -- Veterans Study Skills Workshop
Location: Tom Jackson Hall

11 September (Time TBA) -- 9/11 Remembrance
Location: Tom Jackson Hall  

Recent Events

Here is video from the Grand Opening of the Veterans and Military Family Center.
Video from the Quilts of Valor Dedication. 

Academic Success Series
The University College Advising Center holds 1-hour "How To" workshops each term designed to help you become a successful student.

Useful links

  • The Helping Heroes Grant is a $1,000 per semester grant, awarded to students who successfully completes twelve (12) or more semester hours with no failing grade as the final grade for the course. The student shall receive $500 per semester for successfully completing six (6) to eleven (11) semester hours with no failing grade as a final grade for the course. The student shall not receive an award if enrolled in fewer than six (6) semester hours.
  • The National Resource Directory provides access to over 10,000 services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. The VA is proud to assure their users they can trust the content as resources are reviewed regularly by a content management team that includes several Veterans and subject matter experts.

    A few features of the new Web site include a faster, more robust search engine; a Bookmark & Share capability for use with social media tools; and an "In the News"; feature that provides links to news and updates about Wounded Warrior and Veterans issues. Also included on the site is an expanded Homeless Assistance section where users can find information on a variety of programs and benefits.

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