Upcoming Events 

Veterans learn about owning a franchise

Jacoby Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans - Franchising

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center

Registration is required!

All active duty or veterans and their business partners and/or spouses are invited to join us for an information one-day workshop on franchising! Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans - Franchising will help you decide if a franchise business is right for you, how to finance a franchise, and more! Plus, learn expert advice from a franchise panel and SCORE business mentors.

 

Parking, breakfast and lunch are included. Registration is required using the link above.

 

UNF Volunteer Services logo

Lunch & Learn with UNF Volunteer Services

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

12:30 to 1:00 pm

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

I'll be there!

Are you interested in volunteering to build experience while giving back to the community and making a positive difference in the world around you? Join us for a special lunch and learn with UNF's Volunteer Services to learn all the ways that you can get involved and lend a helping hand!

 

Wellness workshop

Lunch & Learn with UNF Wellness Dietitians

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

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

Cost: Free

I'll be there!

Military-affiliated students are invited to join the Wellness Dietitians from the Department of Recreation and Wellness to learn smart snacking solutions, tips for preparing quick meals and how to eat healthy while away from home, especially when on campus. Plus, delicious and nutritious snacks will be provided!

 

Movie Day

Movie Day with SVA

Friday, March 9, 2018

TBA

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

Cost: Free

Save the date! Details coming soon!

 

ETV training

Jacoby Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans - Topic TBA

Thursday, March 29, 2018

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center

This Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans workshop will focus on digital business tools and concepts. Check back for more information.

 

BBQ on the Green

Annual BBQ on the Green

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Noon to 2:00 pm

Location: The Green

Military-affiliated students are invited to enjoy the wonderful spring weather, friendship, fun and games at the annual MVRC BBQ on the Green! The event will feature yard games created by students and delicious Bono’s Bar-B-Q!

 

Pick up your ticket beginning in March!

 

Snacks Drive at UNF

Supplies for Soldiers

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

12:30 to 1:30 pm

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

The MVRC and Volunteer Services will be collecting snacks and supplies for service members and their families during the spring semester. The snacks will be distributed by the Greater Jacksonville USO at the JIA USO Welcome Center. Drop-off locations will be announced soon. Items requested include:

 

• Granola Bars in assorted flavors

• Apple sauce 6 pack in assorted flavors

• Snack Fruit packs

• 10oz Cran-Apple Juice and other assorted Juice in single servings

• Kool-Aid Singles (mixed with single bottled water) 

• Country Time “On the Go” (mixed with single bottled water)

• Macaroni and Cheese (singles ready to eat just add water)

• Cheez IT (small singles)

• Cookies, 100 Calorie Snacks (no packages or boxes of large amounts)

• Cheese and Crackers (all sort do flavors will work)

• Cup of soup ONLY! Ramen Noodles, all flavors

• Pop Tarts

• Instant Oatmeal Variety Pack

• Crystal Light Ice Tea (all flavors)

• Trail Mix (small individual packets)  

• Raisins small boxes (white raisins also)

• Chicken or Tuna, ready to eat snack, with crackers in the package

 

• Toothbrushes

• Tooth Paste (small tube)

• Wet Wipes

• Deodorant (roll-on/stick)

• Disposable razors

• Shaving cream

• Feminine Supplies

• Hand sanitizers

• Lubricating eye drops

• Lip balm

• Waterless hand cleaner

 

grads tossing their caps

Spring 2018 Veterans' Graduation Ceremony

Friday, April 20, 2018

Noon to 2:00 pm

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

R.S.V.P. Now!

CONGRATULATIONS SPRING 2018 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, April 20 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.: Use the link above and include your name, N number and branch of service.