Veterans Club

Mission Statement

To assist student service members, Veterans and their families transitioning to civilian student life and promote understanding of military culture.

Meetings

1st/3rd Monday of every month at noon in the Chapel.

Goals

  • Assist with the application and orientation process
  • Sponsor new student Veteran or service member for their first semester 
  • Assist with student veteran orientation
  • Provide information on local, state, national and campus resources 
  • Provide a Veteran advocate to Veterans or student service members who need additional support requesting/accessing on campus resources 
  • Support the staff-faculty RMC Military Friendly Campus task force with student input on achieving and sustaining a military friendly campus designation and atmosphere

Expectations

  • Club is open to all RMC Veterans, student service members and their supporters
  • Increase awareness campus wide of existence of Veteran population on campus
  • Educate campus community about physical and mental limitations of Veterans
  • Increase participation of Veterans, student service members and their supporters in events and activities on campus

Usage of Funds & Fundraising

  • Provide on and off campus activities that are accessible to students of varying abilities
  • To help with start-up costs-promotional material-printing, banners, posters etc
  • Provide activities during student veteran orientations 
  • Provide luncheons for Veterans and service members

Staff / Faculty Advisor

Steven Peterman