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Treats for Trivia WOW pops

Treats for Trivia (Week of Welcome event)

Monday, August 20, 2018

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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

Welcome back, Ospreys! For the first day of classes, the Military and Veterans Resource Center will be handing out delicious gourmet ice pops from The Hyppo in exchange for answering a military themed trivia question! You can double the yum by checking in or liking our page to receive a second sweet treat.

 

Hurry by before or between classes - supplies won't last long!

 

Troops N Tires logo

Troops 'N Tires Car Show (Week of Welcome event)

Saturday, August 25, 2018

9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location: Lot 18

More Information

The UNF Chapter of Student Veterans of America and the MVRC are hosting the "Troops 'N Tires" car show on August 25 in Lot 18! Join us for a day of cool cars, fun and food.

 

Interested in showing a vehicle, sponsoring the event, or just looking to stay up-to-date on the event? Sign up for the Troops 'N Tires email list in the link above.

 

MVRC Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn with Armed Forces Services Corporation

Thursday, August 30, 2018

11:00 am

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

Cost: Free

Armed Forces Services Corporation is partnered with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to provide FREE financial coaching services to veterans, inactive National Guardsmen and Reservists, and their immediate family members. A trained, professional financial coach can work with you one-on-one to help you identify your financial goals and create a plan. The coaching is completely personalized to meet you wherever you are on your financial journey, and is offered at no cost with no strings attached.

 

Join us for this lunch and learn to find out more or how to schedule an appointment. Lunch will be provided for participants.

 

Pros vs Joes

Pros vs. Joes Competition

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Sept. 5, Oct. 3 & Nov. 14 Market Days -OR- By Appointment with the Student Wellness Complex

Location: Student Union or Student Wellness Complex

The MVRC and the Department of Recreation and Wellness are teaming up this fall for a special "Pros vs. Joes" fitness competition! Compete to achieve top PT scores for the service branch of your choice. Participants who reach a branch's benchmark will receive a free t-shirt, and ALL participants will receive an All Pro No Joe dog tag.

 

Visit the Rec Well booth during Market Day on Sept. 5, Oct. 3 or Nov. 14 to participate -OR- schedule an appointment at the Student Wellness Complex.

 

Air Force Birthday celebration

Air Force Birthday Celebration

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

11:00 am to 2:00 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 Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn with Navy Federal Credit Union

Thursday, October 4, 2018

11:00 am

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

Cost: Free

Local Navy Federal Credit Union representatives will inform military-affiliated Ospreys of services available to them so they may make wise financial decisions. Lunch will be provided for all who listen in!

MVRC L and L

Lunch & Learn with the Peace Corps

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Noon

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

Cost: Free

Have you ever considered volunteering with the Peace Corps? Learn about the amazing programs Peace Corps volunteers can participate in, the application process, the benefits of serving, and so much more. Lunch will be provided for attendees.

 

Navy bday

Navy Birthday Celebration

Friday, October 12, 2018

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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

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

 

Vietnam veterans event

Welcome Home & Healing, a Vietnam veterans event

Friday, October 19, 2018

9:00 am to Noon

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center

Save the date for Welcome Home & Healing, a Vietnam veterans event with Community Hospice Veterans Partnership. Details and registration are coming soon.

 

Veterans learn about owning a franchise

Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans: Franchising

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center

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! This event is lead by professionals from The Entrepreneur's Source and is completely free to attendees through the generosity of Army veteran Robert Jacoby.

 

Parking, breakfast and lunch are included. Registration is required (coming soon).

 

Art exhibit

Save the Date: National Veterans Art Exhibit & Reception

Thursday, November 8, 2018

TBA

Location: TBA

Save the date to view the UNF National Veterans Art Exhibit.

 

Image credit: Jerome H. Domask, Fine Art

 

Veterans Day Tribute

Save the Date: 2018 Veterans Day Tribute

Thursday, November 8, 2018

10:00 to 11:00 am

Location: Veterans Plaza at the Student Union

Join us in honoring all those who have served at the 2018 Veterans Day Tribute. More details and luncheon registration are coming soon.

 

Marines Bday

Marine Corps Birthday Celebration

Friday, November 9, 2018

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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

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

 

Veterans United Third Thursday

Save the Date: Third Thursday with Alumni Association

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Location: Veterans United, 8999 Western Way #104, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Save the date for Third Thursday at Veterans United Craft Brewery!

 

grads tossing their caps

Fall 2018 Veterans' Graduation Ceremony

Friday, November 30, 2018

Noon to 2:00 pm

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

R.S.V.P. Now!

CONGRATULATIONS FALL 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, November 30 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.