These are some current news items of interest to UC alumni:
UC Named Top Military School for Fourth Straight Year
Assistance to Veterans Recognized
Written By Colleen Bierstine '15, PR Intern
GIJobs Magazine, MilitaryFriendlySchools.com present awards
Utica, NY (09/11/2013)- For the fourth consecutive year, Utica College has been named one of America’s Top Military Friendly Schools for 2014 by MilitaryFriendlySchools.com.
The list showcases the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
Utica College has been designated a Yellow Ribbon Participant, in recognition of the college’s participation with the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 and its willingness to work the vets for academic and financial flexibility. Private colleges and Veteran Affairs team up to fund tuition expenses that exceed the highest public in-state undergraduate tuition rates.
The college is carrying on years of helping American veterans; when UC opened its doors on Oneida Square in 1946, most of its first students were returning WWII veterans. The college has also been named a Top Military-Friendly College by Military Advanced Education three years in a row.
View UC’s Military Friendly Schools profile: http://www.militaryfriendlyschools.com/search/profile.aspx?id=197045
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 29 minors, 20 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.
"It seems crazy to say but many of you are in the Class of 2019, and you are about to embark on the most unforgettable 4 years of your life."
Brian Agnew '03
Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Health System
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"The thing that really stood out for me in the PRJ department was the faculty. They weren't just professors teaching -- they were mentors, friends, confidants, and when they needed to be, my parents away from home." "The thing that really stood out for me in the PRJ department was the faculty. They weren't just professors teaching -- they were mentors, friends, confidants, and when they needed to be, my parents away from home. The program was like a family -- from its patriarch Raymond Simon all the way down to the freshman on his first day of classes. I felt welcome and important from the start, but was encouraged and expected to thrive."
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