Speaking Engagement Topics

The Transitioning Student Veteran:  Finding your civilian career through academic success

Specifically tailored to help student veteran incorporate their personal journey of transition from military to college and design their path to academic and professional success. This talk places emphasis on wartime service, making meaning of those experiences, and continuing the journey towards developing as an actualized adult and lifelong learner.

The role of the institution in serving student veterans 

Student veterans face particular challenges not typical of the general student population. Colleges and universities play a vital role in the effort to assist them in achieving their academic success and career goals.  This talk identifies successful elements of programs that can drive institutional behavior in ways that enhances the success of military students.

Effectively Supporting Civilian Career Transition for Military-Connected Students: Defining the Ways in Which Student Affairs Professionals Can Maximize Their Available Resources, NASPA Veterans Knowledge Committee

Often times, student affairs personnel need guidance in working with student veterans.  This talk  provides student affairs personnel with the necessary tools to help military connected students make a successful transition into their civilian career.  Participants gain strategies for networking, resume building and interviewing skills.  As well as building campus partnerships, finding local businesses and organizations that are willing to participate in networking events, setting up mentor relationships and preparing student veterans for the interview process.