Veterans

Preserving Veteran Stories for Future Generations

May 23, 2019

‘Everyone writes books about the generals … These are the people you don’t remember, and I think that is a failure in our history and the way we write it,’ says Joshua Bidwell ’20 (CLAS), whose interview of a veteran will be archived at the Library of Congress and the Dodd Research Center.

UConn Ranks High Among the Ranks

November 10, 2017

Ranked 24th in the country for veterans’ services by U.S. News & World Report this year, the University enrolls about 800 veterans, military service members, military dependents, and ROTC students.

UConn’s Michael Zacchea: Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion

March 29, 2017

‘When you’re experiencing an event, you don’t see all the things that are going on. Only later did we see the rise of ISIS, the fall of Fallujah.’

Physical Therapy Student Veteran Will Serve Veterans

November 11, 2016

Graduate student and former Marine Nate Hutt is conducting research to identify a new subtype of Parkinson’s disease in veterans exposed to Agent Orange.

UConn Engineering Was Top Choice for Navy Veteran

November 10, 2016

Veteran and current UConn student Thomas Underwood explains why he turned to the School of Engineering after six years of service.

Decorated Combat Veteran to Lead UConn’s Veterans Programs

June 2, 2016

Alyssa Kelleher ’04 (CLAS), a UConn ROTC alum who saw active duty in Afghanistan, has been named the University’s new director of Veterans Affairs & Military Programs.

UConn to Receive Purple Heart Medal of Decorated Alumnus

November 9, 2015

The presentation on behalf of the WWII and Korean War hero will occur on campus at the Ultimate Sacrifice Memorial.

Fielding the Flag

September 28, 2015

Five hundred volunteers help unfurl the 300 x 160 foot super flag at the start of UConn Football’s game vs. Navy.

UConn Extends In-State Tuition to All Qualified Veterans

August 5, 2015

Veterans who use service-related tuition benefits to attend UConn will no longer face a three-year deadline to enroll under the in-state rate.

UConn to Fly POW/MIA Flag On Key Dates

May 12, 2015

UConn will raise the POW/MIA flag near the Ultimate Sacrifice Memorial on several days during the year, beginning with Armed Forces Day May 16.

University Honors Veterans

November 11, 2014

At a ceremony on Monday, President Herbst spoke of the UConn students and alums who served and sacrificed for their country.