GVSU Announces Veteran Promise
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 11, 2020) – On Veterans Day 2020, Grand Valley State University (GVSU) President Philomena V. Mantella announced a major initiative to support Michigan veterans, the first of its kind in the nation.
The GVSU Veteran Promise guarantees admission to Grand Valley for enlisted 2021 Michigan high school graduates.
“With this first-of-its-kind Veteran Promise, Grand Valley will ensure student veterans are valued, welcomed and supported from the moment they step on campus,” SVA National President and CEO Jared Lyon said. “We congratulate GVSU on this unique commitment to veteran inclusivity that begins for future service members as soon as they graduate from high school.”
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About Student Veterans of America
With a focused mission on empowering student veterans, Student Veterans of America (SVA) is committed to providing an educational experience that goes beyond the classroom. Through a dedicated network of nearly 1,600 on-campus chapters in all 50 states and 4 countries representing more than 750,000 student veterans, SVA aims to inspire yesterday’s warriors by connecting student veterans with a community of like-minded chapter leaders. Every day these passionate leaders work to provide the necessary resources, network support, and advocacy to ensure student veterans can effectively connect, expand their skills, and ultimately achieve their greatest potential. For more information, visit us at www.studentveterans.org.