Upcoming Events 

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Coast Guard Birthday!

Friday, August 4, 2017
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


Celebrate the U.S. Coast Guard's birthday in the MVRC! Stop by to enjoy a slice of birthday cake, learn fun Coast Guard facts, and share service stories.

 

 

CRBC Registration

Military & Veteran Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
3:00 to 4:00 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


R.S.V.P. Now!

The UNF Military & Veterans Resource Center is holding an orientation specifically designed for incoming active duty military, veterans, reservists, military spouses and military children following Transfer Orientation on August 15. 

 

You will get a chance to:

  • meet the VA Certifying Officials
  • learn the steps you need to take in order to use your G.I. Bill benefits at UNF
  • learn about veteran specific benefits such as priority registration, scholarships and Americana graduate cords
  • tour the resource center

 

Lunch will be provided. R.S.V.P. using the link above.

 

Treats for Trivia

Treats for Trivia (Week of Welcome event)

Monday, August 21, 2017
8:30 am to 5:00 pm (while supplies last!)

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


The Military and Veterans Resource Center invites all new and returning students to visit our space in Founders Hall, building 2, suite 1100.  Receive a delicious treat (ice pops from the Hyppo!) and a tour for answering a military-themed trivia question – and increased knowledge about Ospreys who have served. Students will also have the opportunity to honor a veteran by writing their name on a banner which will be displayed in the MVRC throughout Week of Welcome and at the local USO.


This event is part of Week of Welcome.  Click here  to see the full WOW schedule.

Market Days with UNF MVRC table

WOW! It's Market Days!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Student Union Plaza


Visit the Military and Veterans Resource Center table at the first Market Day of the fall 2017 semester! We will handing out tons of information and awesome giveaways, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

 

This event is part of Week of Welcome. Click here to see the full WOW schedule.

Jacksonville Travel Training

Lunch & Learn: JTA "On the Move"

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
11:00 am to Noon

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

On the Move training is a free service that teaches people how to use the transportation options available in Jacksonville. Enjoy free lunch with a representative from the Jacksonville Transit Authority (JTA) who will work with you to develop the travel skills that you need to get where you need to go safely and independently.

 

EY

Lunch & Learn: Careers with EY

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
11:30 am to Noon

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

Are you graduating soon and looking for a great career opportunity? You're in luck! EY is seeking to hire veterans at their Service Delivery Center! Join Ben Hensley and Kimberley Latina from EY at this lunch and learn to discover what it's like to work for EY, what they look for in applicants, and what positions are available.

 

RSVP using the link above!

 

 

 

Student union

Visit the MVRC table at Market Days!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location: Student Union Plaza


Visit the Military and Veterans Resource Center at Market Day for information and fun giveaways!


Check out our table on: September 6, September 27, October 11, October 25, November 1 and November 15.

 

 

NWM Interns

Lunch & Learn: Northwestern Mutual Internships

Thursday, September 7, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

Enjoy free lunch while learning about Northwestern Mutual's fantastic internship program! This is *THE* lunch and learn to attend if you need to complete an internship for your degree program or are looking to develop work experience in the financial sector! Applications are due by September 30.

 

Pelocity presentation

Lunch & Learn: Pelocity

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
11:00 am to Noon

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

Student veterans have FREE access to the Pelocity assessment test. Pelocity matches you to careers that best fit your personality and provides real time data on current/future job openings and projected earnings for your matched careers. During this lunch and learn, Stephen Pollan will show you how to take the test and use the results wisely.

 

Pelocity is a career-guidance software where people, educators and employers intersect. It combines the best of science and technology to empower students, job-seekers and transitioning veterans to choose the right career, get the right education, connect with the right employer and maximize their earning potential. Like a GPS for the future, Pelocity’s patented methods determine the best occupational goals for an individual’s education and career planning, and match them with available jobs. For more information, or to get started with Pelocity, visit  www.pelocity.com

 

 

Lunch is free, so be sure to RSVP!

 

 

legal

Lunch & Learn: How to Find Legal Assistance for Veterans' Issues

Thursday, September 14, 2017
11:00 am to Noon

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

Lisa A. Lee, P.A. will present a lunch and learn on how to find legal assistance for veterans' issues and when  legal assistance may be needed for disability and pension issues.


RSVP using the link above!



AF birthday

Air Force Birthday!

Monday, September 18, 2017
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


Celebrate the U.S. Air Force's birthday in the MVRC! Stop by to enjoy a slice of birthday cake, learn fun Air Force facts, and share service stories.



MVRC lounge

Michael Ward and Jennifer Glock Foundation Patriot Outpost Dedication Ceremony

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
3:30 to 4:30 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


The Military and Veterans Resource Center lounge will be dedicated during a special ceremony.

 

 

 

 

Osprey Career Fair

Lunch & Learn with Career Services: How to Rock a Job Fair

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Noon to 12:45 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

The Osprey Career Fair is Friday, Sept. 22 - Are you prepared!?

 

Hundreds of employers will be looking to hire qualified students and alumni for full-time, part-time and internship positions. The MVRC and Career Services want to help you rock the job fair and stand out with recruiters.

 

Join us for a lunch and learn on Sept. 20 where you'll learn how:

 

  • job fairs work
  • to dress for success
  • to research employers
  • to prepare an elevator speech
  • to stand out from other job seekers
  • much more!

 

Lunch is on us! R.S.V.P. using the link above.

 

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots Donation Drive

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 2017-11-30
Donate any time between Sept. 25 and Nov. 30!

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The Military and Veterans Resource Center will be collecting donations for this program beginning in September 2017.

 

 

Vet Center Van

VA Mobile Vet Center On Campus

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: Student Union by the Lake


DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION FOR VETERANS AFFAIRS?


VA Mobile Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide a broad range of services to assist in readjusting to civilian life. They provide services to veterans and servicemembers who have served in a war zone or area of hostility and their families. Vet Center services are also extended to family members who experienced an active duty death (bereavement counseling) and veterans of any era who have experienced any form of military sexual trauma or harassment.

 

Services include:

 

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Marital and family counseling for issues related to the readjustment of the veteran 
  • Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death 
  • Medical referrals 
  • VBA benefits explanation and referral 
  • Employment counseling, guidance and referrals 
  • Alcohol/substance abuse assessments and referrals 
  • Information and referral to community resources 
  • Military sexual trauma counseling and referral 
  • Outreach and community education

 

Career Ready

Lunch & Learn with Career Services: Are YOU Career Ready?

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Noon to 12:45 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

Employers are looking for UNF graduates to be "Career Ready" - meaning they can demonstrate their skills, talents and strengths. During this special lunch and learn in the MVRC, a Career Services expert will teach you how to build skills or hone your strengths in:

 

  • career management
  • teamwork/collaboration
  • critical thinking/problem solving
  • leadership
  • professionalism/work ethic
  • information technology application

Lunch is always free, but a R.S.V.P. is appreciated (link above)!

 

 

Navy Birthday party

Navy Birthday!

Friday, October 13, 2017
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


Celebrate the U.S. Navy's birthday in the MVRC! Stop by to enjoy a slice of birthday cake, learn fun Navy facts, and share service stories.



Business tools

Jacoby Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans - Business Tools

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
TBA


Stay tuned for information about our newest ETV conference!

 

 

job search

Lunch & Learn with Career Services: Job Hunting

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Noon to 12:45 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

Do you know how to find your next great career opportunity? The MVRC and Career Services are partnering for a special lunch and learn to teach you tips on how to find open positions at any experience level. You will also learn how to write an attention-grabbing cover letter and polished resume.

 

Don't worry about lunch - it's on us. A R.S.V.P. is appreciated though! (link above)

 

 

EY

Lunch & Learn: Careers with EY

Thursday, October 26, 2017
11:30 am to Noon

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

Are you graduating soon and looking for a great career opportunity? You're in luck! EY is seeking to hire veterans at their Service Delivery Center! Join Monique Kelley and Kimberley Latina from EY at this lunch and learn to discover what it's like to work for EY, what they look for in applicants, and what positions are available.

 

RSVP using the link above!


Microsoft learning

Lunch & Learn: Microsoft Learning Aids

Thursday, November 2, 2017
11:00 to 11:45 am

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


I'll be there!

Did you know that Microsoft Office 365 has built-in accessibility tools to help students with learning disabilities? Learn about their products and services with enhanced usability including assistive technologies, access settings, keyboards and immersive readers.

 

Lunch is on us! R.S.V.P. using the link above.



Marine Corps Bday

Marine Corps Birthday!

Thursday, November 9, 2017
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Bldg. 2, Suite 1100 (Military & Veterans Resource Center)


Celebrate the U.S. Marine Corps' birthday in the MVRC! Stop by to enjoy a slice of birthday cake, learn fun Marine Corps facts, and share service stories.




Graduating Students

Fall 2017 Veterans' Graduation Ceremony

Friday, December 1, 2017
Noon to 2:00 pm

Location: Talon Room (Bldg. 16, Osprey Commons, 4th Floor)


R.S.V.P. Now!

CONGRATULATIONS FALL 2017 GRADUATES! In honor of your hard work, the Military and Veterans Resource Center would like to present graduating   active duty military, ROTC, veterans and reservists with a special red, white and blue graduate cord! Cords will be presented to you during a recognition ceremony on Friday, December 1 at 12:00 p.m. in the Talon Room (Bldg. 16, Osprey Commons, 4th Floor).

 

Family and friends are welcome to attend and celebrate your achievement with us, and refreshments will be provided. There is no charge for a cord, but you must R.S.V.P. to reserve one!

 

To R.S.V.P.: Email mvrc@unf.edu with your name, N number and branch of service.