Skip to Main Content

Upcoming Events

Navy ship at sea flying the American flag

Navy Birthday Celebration

Monday, October 14, 2019

11:00 am to 2:00 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.

 

Summit Flag

Bearing the Burden: A First Responder/Military & Family Summit

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Adam W. Hebert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224

Cost: Fees vary by registration type; *CEs provided

Register to Attend

"Bearing the Burden" is a first responder/military and family summit led by Dr. Tracy Hejmanowski. Topics will include: moral and soul injury, exposure fatigue, inhumanity strain, on-off duty adjustment, paths to healing, and a firsthand accounts panel.

 

Three tracks will be offered: Operators (law enforcement, fire/rescue, military, EMS, corrections, dispatchers, security, FBI, allied professionals), Providers* (psychologists, psychiatrists, masters level therapists, chaplains, NPs, VTC judges, interns), and Family Members & Community Service Organizations.

 

Register using the link above. For questions contact Dr. Tracy Hejmanowski.

 

MVRC Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn: Enterprise

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

11:00 am

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

Cost: Free

Enterprise cares about UNF veterans! Meet representatives from the company and discuss internship/employment opportunities and more.

 

American flag with the words "Veterans Day Tribute"

2019 Veterans Day Tribute

Thursday, November 7, 2019

10:30 to 11:00 am

Location: Veterans Plaza at the Student Union

The Military and Veterans Resource Center will host a Veterans Day Tribute on Thursday, Nov. 7 to honor and recognize students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members who have served or are still serving in the military.

 

Marines Corps birthday cake, hat, gloves and sabre

Marine Corps Birthday Celebration

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

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

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

 

At ease event

At Ease: Massage Therapy Session

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

11:00 am to 1:30 pm (Registration to Reserve a Time Slot is Required)

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

Cost: Free

Register to Attend (Required)

Still feeling tense after that first test? Just find out about a group project? Feel like you could really use a quick break? At Ease is a free event offering ten-minute massage therapy sessions for military-affiliated students to help reduce their stress and optimize their well being. Registration is required and limited. Use the link above to register with Tammy Cronin, MVRC Office Manager.

 

 

MVRC Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn with the UNF Graduate School

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Noon

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

Cost: Free

Is an advanced degree in your future? Meet in the MVRC lounge to discuss why attending graduate school is important, award opportunities, and the new UNF+ Pathways program. As always, free lunch will be provided.

 

Excited graduates looking up and tossing their grad caps

Fall 2019 Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony *DATE UPDATED*

Friday, December 6, 2019

Noon to 2:00 pm

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

R.S.V.P. Now

CONGRATULATIONS FALL 2019 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 22 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.