Join CUW Veterans Services all week in honoring our veteran students at CUW, as well as all who have served to help keep our country free and safe!
Considering all they have done to serve our country, helping keep us all safe and free, one day a year feels insufficient for honoring U.S. military veterans.
“Even though Veterans Day is recognized for one day, we do so for a week here at CUW,” explained Kari Metts, CUW’s Veterans Outreach Coordinator. “And for us in Concordia’s Veteran Services department, it is a daily service that we provide to our student-veterans and veterans in general, on and off campus. It’s more than a duty—it’s an honor. And we wouldn’t have it any other way.”
So please us in celebrating Veterans Week at CUW, honoring our veteran students and all who have served to help defend our freedoms!
CUW VETERANS WEEK ACTIVITIES
Monday, November 8
Military Recruiter | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Siebert Hallway
Meet with Staff Sergeant Brian Morrow, U.S. Army Recruiter. SSG Morrow will answer any questions about the military and its benefits for students.
Tuesday, November 9
Vets Place Central | 1 – 4 p.m. | Off-campus: 3300 W. Wells, Milwaukee
Collaboration with CUW School of Social Work Students and Prof. Paul Calhoun. Social Work Students will meet and lunch with veterans to improve their client intake skills.
Wednesday, November 10
Thank YOU for YOUR Service Luncheon | 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Friends of Concordia Room
This event allows CUW Veterans Services to acknowledge and appreciate the individuals and veteran service organizations that we collaborate with to help our student veterans. Faculty/staff are invited to find out more about these special individuals and organizations to help with student veterans and grow their network. For more information or to RSVP (optional), contact Kari Metts at email@example.com.
Thursday, November 11
Cookies & Cupcakes | 10 – 11:30 a.m. | Rincker Hall
Sugar appreciation for our student veterans and faculty/staff—treats for everyone!
Friday, November 12
Lunch ‘n Learn: Suicide Prevention | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Lakeshore Room
Hear from a guest speaker from the Veterans Administration Suicide Prevention Team to learn about suicide risk within the veteran population and available resources to help.
— This story is written by Mike Zimmerman, corporate communications manager for Concordia University Wisconsin. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-243-4380.
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