Celebrating Veterans Day at UAA
by Sean Parnell, UAA Chancellor |
Dear UAA Community,
Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to pay tribute to and honor the brave individuals who, throughout our nation’s history, made great sacrifices to serve our country. These veterans gave willingly and unselfishly from the Revolutionary War through modern times in Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond.
At UAA, we value both our veteran students, faculty, staff and alumni as well as our active duty service members. Across our UAA campuses, veterans, active-duty, Guard and Reserve personnel and their immediate family members make up more than 18% of our student body.
We take great pride in the fact we have been named a Military Friendly® School for the 13th year in a row. We are also one of 104 campuses across the United States that houses a VetSuccess on Campus program.
Through our Military Programs, UAA provides services and courses on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for students to realize their educational goals and aspirations. We are actively increasing our presence on base to more conveniently serve our service members and their families.
Please join us for Veterans Appreciation Week events, now through Nov. 12, to honor and celebrate our military and veteran community.
Thank you to all who have served. We are grateful for your commitment to our community and country.