Veterans Week 2020

Veterans Week 2020

We didn't let COVID-19 prevent us from celebrating Veterans Week!

The events and opportunities from the week are outlined below. 

Veterans Week Reflections

We had several members of the Appalachian community provide Veterans Week submissions.  Please click on the linked name below to see their stories.

Dr. Lynn  Gregory    Kevin Long   Michael Waters   Mike Kellum  David Hill   Nate Weigl

Bill and Anita McGowan   Tim Tron   Jon Sigmon   Josie Barnes   Jayne Dowdy

Veterans Week Virtual 5K

Veterans Night at Blue Deer Cookies

Attention Student Veterans!

Check your email for details regarding Veterans Night at Blue Deer Cookies!

Blue Deer + SVS

Professional Development

We are pleased to offer the following professional development opportunities during Veterans Week:

  • Lunch-and-Learn: Title IX - Who are they and what do they do?
    • Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 12:30pm
    • Zoom Link; passcode: 211739
      • This will be an informal Lunch-and-Learn where you can hear about Appalachian's Office of Title IX Compliance, what they do, who they serve, and the resources available through their Office.
  • Library Support with Emma
    • Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
      • Stop by the SVRC anytime between 1 and 2 to ask Emma ALL of your research and library-related questions!
  • Lunch-and-Learn: Your Emotional Ruck
    • Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ 12:30pm
    • Zoom Link
      • Created and facilitated by Marine Corps veteran Richelle Futch, this session will address the unique stressors faced by former military members while also offering skill-building and solutions to manage them.
  • Resume/Cover Letter Drop-in Workshop
    • Friday, November 13 from 9:00am until 11:00am
    • Zoom link
      • Join Career Coach, Geralyn Mitchell for an opportunity to chat about your resume and/or cover letter.  Just "drop in" anytime between 9am - 11am