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.