Student Vets Highlighted at Honoring Our Veterans Event

Date: 10-10-2013

Joe Wills
Public Affairs
Kelly Reeve
Alumni and Parents Relations Office

California State University, Chico will host a very special event saluting all veterans two days before Veterans Day. Honoring Our Veterans will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon on campus at Colusa Hall.  

This is a free event and open to the public. All veterans ­– from faculty and staff on campus to alumni and community members -- will be honored for their dedicated service to our country. Honoring Our Veterans will put a special emphasis on student veterans at CSU, Chico.

The event will feature a Color Guard comprised of veterans in the community, exhibits made by CSU, Chico students, and refreshments. Patriotic music will be played by the Chico State Band.

The guest speakers will include CSU, Chico Student Veteran Organization President Mike Diehl, student veterans James Smith, David W de Boer and Elizabeth Ritter, and alumna veteran Hannah Williamson.

For more information and to RSVP, go to or call the Alumni and Parent Relations office at 530-898-6472.