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Veterans, College Students, Fathers: Their Advice on How They Make it all Work!
Student Veterans of America | June 17, 2018

Dads take on many roles throughout our lives: they’re our champions, providers, role models, heroes – and they do a lot to achieve these roles. They serve our country, get hard-earned degrees, work long hours and they raise and mentor us – sometimes, all at once. This Father’s Day, some of them even took the time to share with you their best advice for other student veteran dads who are starting school for the first time as a parent. Check it out!

Get to Know Veterans at Gartner: Meet Diana Spano


Name: Diana Spano
University: Park University/United States Air Force
Job Title: Manager, Research Engagement Services
Office Location: Fort Myers, FL

From One Student Veteran Mom to Another
Student Veterans of America |  May 11, 2018

Peer-to-peer mentoring is a critical component to student veteran success - even more so, as we look at the unique identities and intersections of today's student veterans. So, this Mother's Day, we look to past and current student veteran moms for their best piece of advice for their fellow student veteran moms.


Five Reasons You Should Present at National Conferences…Especially SVA's NatCon

By Dr. Chris Cate Vice President of Research at Student veterans of America



Submitting a conference proposal may seem like a lot of work for very little in return. You may spend hours or days by yourself or working with others in developing an idea, writing a proposal, then submitting it. Then you have to wait and see if all the work paid off and the conference committee accepted it. But, before you pass on the opportunity to submit a proposal and the chance to present at a conference, here are five reasons why you should spend the time on a conference proposal and give yourself the chance to present.


Three Ways to Power Through Your Education

By Peter Shelby, Assistant Secretary for Office of Human Resources and Administration, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs


I was the eighth of nine kids. My dad was a cop, so education was never really stressed when I was growing up. I joined the U.S. Marine Corps when I was 17 and left for Basic Training when I was 18. I am proud I the opportunity to serve.


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