Military Awareness Month

Georgetown University’s Military Awareness Month

Throughout the month of November, Georgetown University offices and organizations are collaborating to highlight and celebrate the military-connected community.
U.S. and foreign military members, families, and allies are welcome to these events.

Military-Connected Admissions Fair & Reception
November 1, 2018 5-8PM
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Service members, Reservists, Veterans, Military Spouses, and Families, and Military-Connected Education Counselors are cordially invited to the Military-Connected Admissions Fair and Reception.

On November 1, 2018 from 5-6:30PM in the Healey Family Student Center’s Social Room, you can meet with our academic school admissions offices to learn more about Georgetown’s programs and with members of the Veterans Office to learn more about resources to military-connected students. Following the fair the guests and colleagues can mingle over to Old North 205 for a reception sponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy from 6:30-8PM.

VET Ally: Intro to the Military-Connected Student Community
November 6, 2018 12-2PM
Healey Family Student Center Herman Room and via Zoom
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The Veteran Education Training (VET) Ally Program, conducted by Georgetown’s Veterans Office and co-sponsored by CNDLS and UIS, is designed to introduce faculty to the strengths, challenges, and realities that America’s military service members and families encounter, and to help faculty develop the resources and skills to support these students. By becoming a VET Ally, faculty can help create an open environment for military students and contribute to their success as they reintegrate into academic and the civilian society. Participants who RSVP indicating the preference to attend via Zoom will be emailed a link close to the date of the event and participants who RSVP indicating the preference to attend in person will be provided lunch at the seminar.

Campus Ministry Chaplains Tea with the Veterans Office
November 6, 2018 3-4PM
Healy Foyer

Join Campus Ministry at the Veterans Office Chaplains’ Tea. Enjoy sweet bites, relaxing tea, and conversations about the military-connected community. At 3:50 in Dahlgren Quad, rain or shine, to pray as one community for peace and justice in our world.

McDonough Military Association’s War Stories
November 8, 2018 5-8PM
Fisher Colloquium

The McDonough Military Association (MMA) hosts an event for McDonough School of Business military students to share their military experiences.

Military Law Society Annual Veterans Day Reception
November 9, 2018 4-7PM
Hotung Building, 2nd Floor Atrium

The Military Law Society is partnering with the Georgetown University Student Veterans Association to honor student veterans at the annual Veterans Day Reception. Kindly RSVP

Georgetown University Veterans Day Ceremony and Reception
November 12, 2018 3PM
Ceremony: Copley Lawn (Rain Site Copley Formal Lounge)
Reception: Riggs Library

Celebrate Veterans Day with GUSVAHoya Battalion ROTC, and the campus community with keynote speaker, General George W. Casey (U.S. Army, Retired, F’70). A reception hosted by the Office of the President will follow in Riggs Library.

Ruggles Lecture Series
November 12, 2018, Reception 4-5PM, Lecture 5PM
W. Proctor Harvey Clinical Teaching Amphitheater

The sixth annual Ruggles Lecture on Military Medicine will host MSG Michael Chavaree, US Army.

School of Continuing Studies’ Veterans Day Honor and Recognition
November 12, 2018, 4:45-6PM

School of Continuing Studies Main Lobby

SCS proudly supports our veteran and military-connected student community. In recognition of Veterans Day and of the service and sacrifice of our veteran and military-connected community, the School of Continuing Studies will distribute yellow ribbons, coffee, and snacks, in addition to a book sale of Redeployment (2014) written by Phil Klay, U.S. Marine Veteran and Jesuit Alumnus.

Phil Klay & Paul Elie Conversation
November 13, 2018 4-5:30PM
Healy Hall, Philodemic Room

A conversation with U.S. Marine Veteran, Author of Redeployment (2014), and Jesuit Alumnus, Phil Klay and Senior Fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Paul Elie. This event is sponsored by Jesuit Heritage Month and the Office of Mission and Ministry

Hoya Gateway Georgetown Military Network Social
POSTPONED: November 15, 2018 5-7PM
Alumni House

Earlier this year Hoya Gateway launched the Georgetown Military Network (GMN) to bring together military-connected students and alumni. Join the Georgetown University Alumni Association, the Veterans Office and GMN for the first networking social on November 15th from 5-7PM at the Alumni House to take the virtual connections to in-person connections. 

VET Ally 2.0: ADDRESSING the Veteran Identity
November 28, 2018 12-1:30PM
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor Ballroom at the Law Center
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Have you attended the VET Ally: Intro to Military-Connected Community and are interested in delving deeper into understanding the student veteran experience? Join the Veterans Office, CNDLS, and the Office of Residence Life at the Georgetown Law Center for a panel discussion to learn more about the layers of identity within the student veteran population. 

2018’s Military Awareness Month was brought to you in Partnership with Office of the President, Georgetown University Admissions Offices, McCourt School of Public PolicyCNDLS, Univeristy Information ServicesOffice of Mission and MinistryCampus Ministry,  Georgetown University School of MedicineGeorgetown School of Continuing StudiesHoya Battalion ROTCGeorgetown University Student Veterans AssociationMcDonough Military AssociationMilitary Law Society, Georgetown University Alumni Association, and Office of Residence Life at the Georgetown Law Center.