CSU, Chico News

Regional Conference Focuses on Support for Student Veterans

Date: 04-19-2011

Joe Wills
Public Affairs

Increasing support for student veterans throughout the North State is the subject of a conference Friday, April 29, in Selvester’s Café on the CSU, Chico campus.

The event will include roundtable discussions, a student veterans panel, a keynote address by Bucky Peterson, chair of California’s Troops to College program, and a catered lunch.

The goal of the conference is to strengthen the support network for veterans attending college in the region.

The Veterans Support Regional Conference will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advisers, counselors, admissions, financial aid and records personnel, and other school representatives as well as all student veterans from throughout the North State are invited to attend.

Those interested in attending can contact Larry Langwell, CSU, Chico coordinator of veterans affairs, at llangwell@csuchico.edu or 898-5911 by April 22. For more information, go to www.csuchico.edu/diversity.