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Chancellor Carey in Veterans Lounge​

​Chancellor Carey Visits OSU Veterans

July 15, 2014

Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey visted OSU's Student Veterans Lounge to discuss the new law that supports Veteran students pursuing their degrees in Ohio.  He was joined by OSU Vice Provost and Dean of Undegraduate Education Wayne Carlson, Mike Carrell the Assistant Provost and Director of the Office of Military & Veterans Services, and 3 Student-Veterans, John Haviland, Susan Knapick, and John Niznik.

The discussion highlighted some of Ohio State's recent efforts to support Student-Veterans Academic Success:

- The opening of a new office with Academic Advisors, doubling the staff, adding VA's VetSuccess on Campus counselor, and hold-harmless policies for late VA payments

- Dedicated Veterans Orientations including community & VA support

- Free Credit by Exam for Veterans, no fees for credit review and transcription, and a new process to evaluate and award credit

- 3 Student-Veteran Organizations on campus including a chapter of the National Student-Veterans of America and a new Student-Veteran Community Advocate Program

- Partnerships with the new Buckeye Careers and Internship office to work with companies interested in hiring Student-Veterans for internships and at graduation for employment

- Efforts to educate and train faculty & staff on military & veterans issues

Read news articles about the Visit:    The Hannah Report  and at Cleveland.com