Nov
8
2019

Veterans Week Events

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Hepburn Hall Greenlight A Vet

Friday, November 8 - Tuesday, November 12

  • Greenlight a Vet Initiative: The Tower will be lit green from 11/8 - 11/12 in honor of our nation’s heroes.  You can also participate at home by putting green light in front of your house to show your support! http://greenlightavet.com/ 

Saturday, November 9

  • JC Veterans Day Parade:  12:00 p.m. kickoff by Dickinson High School 
    (line up at 11:30 a.m.). Student, alumni, & staff are all welcome to attend and march with the Office of Military & Veterans Services.  

Monday, November 11 Happy Veteran's Day!

  • Flag Raising Ceremony (9:00 a.m. in front of the Flag Pole,
    Hepburn Hall): Join us as our faculty/staff and students raise the flag in honor of Veterans Day.  
  • OMVS Open House (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Grossnickle Room 418):
    Come tour our office, have some coffee/snacks, and meet our military student body!  

Tuesday, November 12

  • Collection for both Homeless & Deployed Veterans
    (11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Collection Boxes): OMVS will be collecting in the GSUB Lobby for both deployed and homeless veterans:  blankets, water bottles, soap bars, toothbrushes, toothpaste, wet wipes, hand sanitizer, hairbrushes, winter gear, feminine hygiene products, instant meals, drink mixes, beef jerky, crackers, etc. are greatly appreciated!  

Wednesday, November 13

  • VA Healthcare of NJ (Grossnickle Hall, Room 418 from
    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.): The VA will be on campus to discuss benefits and answer questions for students, faculty and staff who may have entitlement under the Department of Veterans Affairs Division of Health).
  • From Camouflage to Community (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.,
    GSUB Room 129):  The JC Office of Veterans Affairs will be hosting a free workshop on resume writing/job searching for veterans, military personal, and friends of our community.  

Thursday, November 14

  • Green Zone Training (10:00 a.m., GSUB Room 129): Military Competency Training for Faculty, Staff & Students: understand the student veterans; who they are, what their needs are, how to work with them in a classroom, how you can assist them as a professor, fellow classmate, etc. 
  • Collection for both Homeless & Deployed Veterans 
    (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Collection Boxes):  OMVS will be collecting in the GSUB Lobby for both deployed and homeless veterans:  blankets, water bottles, soap bars, toothbrushes, toothpaste, wet wipes, hand sanitizer, hairbrushes, winter gear, feminine hygiene products, instant meals, drink mixes, beef jerky, crackers, etc. are greatly appreciated!


Friday, November 15

  • Jeans for Troops Day:  Faculty & Staff donate $5 (Students who wish to participate can donate $1) in order to wear jeans for the day in support of Veterans and the GI Go Fund, which is a nonprofit organization that assists Veterans with housing/homelessness, employment/training and benefits/legal assistance.  Donations can be either made online, or dropped off at the Office of Military & Veterans Services, Grossnickle Hall, Room 418    

    Online Donation Site:  https://gigo.org/teams/njcu/index.html