Join Veteran Resource Services to honor service members, veterans and their families with scheduled activities for Veterans Appreciation Week, Nov. 13-16.
Monday, Nov. 13: Say Thank You
Sign a thank-you note or write a message of appreciation. Stations will be set up at Truax at the main desks of the Welcome Center, Student Life, and Student Development and Retention Services. Stations will be set up at the main offices of all other campuses.
Tuesday, Nov. 14: Remember Everyone Deployed (RED)
Wear a red item of clothing or a red, white and blue ribbon. Ribbons will be available at Truax at the main desks of the Welcome Center, Student Life and Student Development and Retention Services. Ribbons will be available at the main offices all other campuses.
Wednesday, Nov. 15: Veterans Appreciation Ceremony
A more formal gathering will be held in honor of Veteran’s Day from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Truax Campus. Presentations by Maurice Sheppard, Political Science instructor and veteran, John Douglas, a student veteran, and Connie Walker, 2017 Wisconsin Woman Veteran of the Year.
Thursday, Nov. 16: Treat a Veteran to Lunch
Half-priced dining is being offered in the Gourmet Dining room for veterans. Service members and veterans can visit the Diane’s Delicious Diner webpage to reserve their seat. Students, faculty and staff are all welcome. Consider “treating a veteran to lunch” by contributing $12.50 toward a lunch for a student veteran. For more information on treating a veteran contact Veteran Resources.
Published November 10, 2017. Updated November 17, 2017.