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Called to serve : a handbook on student veterans and higher education

Author: Florence A Hamrick; Corey B Rumann
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2013.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
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Over the past several years, veteran enrollment in universities, community colleges, and vocational programs has increased dramatically, with over a quarter million student veterans taking advantage of military-related educational benefits packages, which have become one of the few remaining federal sources of grant funds for students pursuing higher education. Yet existing literature on the topic harkens back to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Florence A Hamrick; Corey B Rumann
ISBN: 9781118176764 1118176766
OCLC Number: 795164182
Description: xxvii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The military and higher education in the United States / Dexter Alexander and John R. Thelin --
Contemporary political and legislative frameworks for serving veterans and service members enrolled in higher education / Sally Caspers and Robert Ackerman --
Activations, deployments, and returns / Wade G. Livingston and Mark C. Bauman --
Contemporary student veterans and service members : enrollment patterns and student engagement / Danielle M. DeSawal --
The complexity of veteran identity : understanding the role of gender, race, and sexuality / Susan V. Iverson and Rachel Anderson --
Understanding disability in the student veteran community / Amanda Kraus and Nicholas A. Rattray --
Enrollment, transfers, and degree completion for veterans / John D. Mikelson and Kevin P. Saunders --
Offices of Veterans and Military Services / Stephen G. Abel, Robert J. Bright, and R.M. Cooper --
Focused learning environments for student veterans / Sarah Minnis, Stephanie Bondi, and Corey B. Rumann --
Student veterans organizations and student self-advocacy / Brian A. Hawthorne, Mark C. Bauman, and Leah Ewing Ross --
Institutional leadership on serving student veterans and service members / Tom Jackson Jr., Charles J. Fey, and Leah Ewing Ross --
Promoting organizational change to create a veteran-friendly campus : a case study /Jan Arminio and Tomoko Kudo Grabosky --
Conclusion : looking back, moving forward / Corey B. Rumann and Florence A. Hamrick.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Florence A. Hamrick, Corey B. Rumann, and Associates.

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