Veterans Alliance at the University of Rochester
University students, staff, faculty and alumni that are veterans of the armed forces are supported from within this Alliance and throughout the University to assist them before, during and after their education at the University.
To provide military veteran students, staff, faculty and alumni and their families with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education.
- To provide a network of support to military veterans, their families and civilian supporters
- To educate the university community about the experiences of military veterans and work with the university administration to meet the needs of student veterans and prospective student veterans
- To address veteran students, staff, faculty and alumni concerns through scheduled meetings, advocacy, social and recreational activities
- To foster esprit de corps among veteran students, staff, faculty and alumni and promote an understanding of veteran students, staff, faculty and alumni issues
Photo above from left to right: Capt. Jose Quezada, USMC Marine Officer Instructor; Mr. Matt Legere, USN Veteran Simon PMBA Class of 2015; CAPT Jeff Bartkoski, USN, Commanding Officer, Simon MBA Class of 2012; MSgt Shawn Skelton, USMC, Assistant Marine Officer Instructor, Simon MBA Class of 2014; MAJ. Rob Massey, USA Simon Class of 2014; LT Joshua Thompson, USN, Aviation Officer,Simon MBA Class of 2015; LT Sarah Brumley, USN, Surface Warfare Officer, Simon MBA Class of 2014; 2d Lt Andre Golson, USAF, Pilot Trainee, Simon M.S. Class of 2014; CDR Shawn Bohrer, USN, Executive Officer, Simon MBA Class of 2014