Center for Military Families & Veterans. Innovations 2014 League for Innovation in the Community College March 2 - March 5, 2014 Anaheim, California. Team Members: Dr. Marcia Conston , Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC
League for Innovation in the Community College
March 2 - March 5, 2014
Dr. Marcia Conston, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC
Vice President, Student Services & Enrollment Management
Cheryl Miller, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Virtual Campus Liaison
General McArthur III, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
Student Success and Veterans Coordinator
Nicholas Riggins, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC
Director, Center for Military Families & Veterans
At the CPCC Center for Military Families & Veterans we provide life-long education and career development of those who have served and their family members consistent with their needs, interests, and abilities as they transition.
CPCC’s Vision for Military Families & Veterans
Our vision is to help our clients develop 21st Century Life Skills while enhancing the economic, social and cultural growth of our community.
The objective of the online student Veterans orientation is to help Veteran students assimilate to the college environment, by providing a convenient online interactive tool to reduce time and stress associated with traditional on campus orientations.
Why do you all think onlineorientation would be beneficial for Veteran Students?
Relocation to the area
Escaping current living conditions
Post 911 Housing Allowance
U.S. Army separated in 2010
U.S. Marines separated in 2009
Moved from St. Louis, MI
Moved from Washington D.C.
Lives in Fort Mill, SC
Uses public transportation
Represents the largest military installations in North Carolina
Note: Post 911 BAH rate is paid at E-5 rate with dependents.
Student Veteran offices (Veteran Resource Centers or Financial Aid/ Veteran Affairs) should combine traditional student orientation with veteran specific online orientation information. Veteran orientations may or may not preclude campus general student orientation.
There are no home runs only singles!
The Veteran population is an important population but, fragile at times.
Start small, take baby steps and have a big impact.