Military-Connected 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.

Campus Ministry Chaplains Tea with the Veterans Office
November 5, 2019 3-4PM

Location: 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, we will pray as one community for peace and justice in our world.

Military-Connected Admissions Fair & Reception
November 6, 2019 5:30-8PM

Location: Healey Family Student Center Social Room
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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 6, 2019 from 5:30-8PM 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.

McDonough Military Association’s War Stories
November 7, 2019 5-8PM

Location: Fisher Colloquium

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

Georgetown University Veterans Day Ceremony and Reception
November 11, 2019 3PM

Ceremony: Copley Lawn (Rain Site: Copley Formal Lounge)
Reception: Riggs Library

Celebrate Veterans Day with GUSVA, Hoya Battalion ROTC, and the campus community with keynote speaker, Colonel Miguel Howe, (U.S. Army, Retired, SSP’04). A reception hosted by the Office of the President will follow in Riggs Library.

VET Ally: Intro to the Military-Connected Student Community
November 12, 2019 12-2PM

Location: 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.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) GI Bill® School Tour
November 15, 2019 3-4PM

Location: Healy Hall 106
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Georgetown University has been chosen as a stop on VA’s Forever GI Bill School Tour. A Town Hall discussion will be held on Friday, November 15 from 3:00-4:00pm in Healy Hall, Room 106. This is your opportunity to meet with VA GI Bill Leadership and learn more about the exciting changes to the GI Bill!

VET Ally 2.0: ADDRESSING the Veteran Identity
November 19, 2019 12-2PM

Location: Healey Family Student Center Herman Room and via Zoom
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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 UIS for a panel discussion to learn more about the layers of identity within the student veteran population.

2019’s Military Awareness Month is brought to you in Partnership with Office of the President, Veterans Office, Office of the University Registrar, Georgetown University Admission Offices, Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship (CNDLS), Department o Veteran Affairs, University Information Services (UIS), Campus MinistryHoya Battalion ROTCGeorgetown University Student Veterans Association (GUSVA), and McDonough Military Association (MMA)