As a child, Rosemary Mariner lost herself in books about aviation. She fell in love with all things airplanes and decided she wanted to make her living flying them.
The Veterans Pre-College Program, funded by the US Department of Education and sponsored by UT’s College Access and Persistence Services Outreach Center, provides free assistance to area veterans who want to attend UT or another school.
“Close your eyes. Imagine what a veteran looks like,” said Linda Hinkle. “Rarely would someone imagine a female.”
From aiding efforts in Japan after the 2011 tsunami as a US Navy diver to tutoring fellow student veterans at UT, Alex Weber has always had a desire to serve and help others.
UT will dedicate its new Veterans Resource Center on the ground floor of Hodges Library at 10 a.m. Friday, November 17.
The UT Police Department recently trained its first group of officers in a program designed to help them identify and assist student veterans in crisis.
US Army veteran and incoming sophomore Rachel Danneker decided to become a Volunteer even though she’d never set foot on our campus before. Danneker joins a growing population of veterans and active-duty service members who enjoy a range of services and a supportive network that helps them transition to college life.
UT has long been recognized as a great place for student veterans, and now the welcoming atmosphere is even warmer. The campus’s new Veterans Resource Center on the ground floor of Hodges Library is open.
The campus’s new Veterans Resource Center is now open. Located on the ground floor of Hodges Library, across from One Stop, the center features quiet study areas, a common room with microwave and refrigerator access, and a meeting area for veteran organizations. It also provides a venue for student veterans to meet one-on-one with veteran coordinators.
As a poet and military veteran, MFA candidate Jeb Herrin has found success—and solace—drawing on his five years as a medic with the third infantry division during Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn. Herrin, who will participate in the graduate hooding ceremony on Thursday, has won awards for his poetry and had his work published several journals and an anthology. His thesis is a compilation of war poems.