In The News: Military and Veterans Services
The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation named Carole Fisher as the new president of the organization. Fisher has more than 35 years’ experience leading and transforming for-profit and mission-driven health care organizations. Tom Koutsoumpas, who co-founded NPHI in 2014 and has since been president and CEO of NPHI will continue to serve as CEO.
As an Air Force veteran, Andrew Ho felt out of place when he enrolled at UNLV.
After seven years in the U.S. Air Force, Andrew Ho faced a new challenge in the civilian world: adapting to life as a college student at UNLV.
Two Las Vegas students are in the spotlight for earning top honors.
For veterans returning from deployments and years of active military service, enrolling in and succeeding at college, and transitioning to civilian life, can be a daunting task. Add in a worldwide pandemic and the corresponding isolation, the transition can become even tougher.
The transition from military life to civilian life can be tough for veterans, especially for those heading back to school.
A new federal coronavirus relief law aims to provide protections for student military veterans.
A UNLV student is among 10 veterans nationwide who’ll participate in a legislative fellowship program this spring.
Up next it’s Ross Bryant. Ross is the Director of the Military & Veteran Services Center at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He helps veterans afford to go to school, focus on learning, then transition into the workforce.
Democrat Jacky Rosen stopped by the Las Vegas Readiness Center today, Feb. 20, one of the home bases for our National Guard, to take a look around and to talk about veterans getting jobs.
Office of U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto will be hosting a career fair for veterans and their families this weekend.
Senator Cortez Masto's office will partner with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Military and Veteran Services Center, UNLV Career Services, and Work for Warriors Nevada to host this career fair for Nevada veterans and their families. The career fair will feature employers from federal, state and local agencies in industries such as technology, healthcare, engineering, teaching, public safety and government.
When California native Alexandria Sawin graduated from in 2009, her family was in economic turmoil. Her dad, a construction worker, and her mom, a real estate agent, lost their jobs in the Great Recession.