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Lane Community College
Monday, November 7, 2016
LCC Student Veterans Center observes Veterans Awareness Week, Nov. 7-10

image of Medal of Honor veteran Robert Maxwell greeting students at LCC in 2012EUGENE, Ore. - The Maxwell Student Veterans Center at Lane Community College invites the college community to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week with a series of events this week, culminating in a Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, November 10.

The Maxwell Student Veterans Center is a vibrant student organization that promotes an understanding of veterans and their unique experiences, as well as the issues they face upon returning home, says coordinator Stacey Vasquez. The center’s mission is to provide military veterans with the resources, support and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. The center is located on main campus in Building 19, Room 233.

Veterans Awareness Week At A Glance:

  • November 7-9: Thank a Veteran campaign. Individuals from our community are asked to drop off thank you cards that will be distributed at the Veterans Day lunch buffet on Thursday, November 10 for student veterans, staff and faculty. Cards can be dropped off Monday through Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Veterans Education Benefits Certification Information Office, Building 19, Room 233.
  • November 7-9: Coffee Break and FAFSA Workshop. Stop by the Maxwell Student Veterans Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for a hot beverage, financial aid assistance and an opportunity to meet fellow veterans.
  • Thursday, Nov. 10: Veterans Day Celebration. Veterans benefit students, staff and faculty are invited for breakfast beverages and snacks at a Morning Muster from 8:30-10:00 a.m. followed by a BBQ lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with steak, chicken, beans, potato salad, coleslaw, and cornbread. The event includes a raffle for gift certificates for the Titan Store, Starbucks, and area businesses. The drawing will be at 2 p.m. in the Veterans Education Benefits Certification Information Office. RSVP to Stacey Vasquez at vasquezs@lanecc.edu if you will attend the Nov. 10 luncheon.

“LCC appreciates our veteran students; Come celebrate the Veterans Day holiday with us,” invites Vasquez. If you have questions call her at 541-463-5683.

For more information about Lane Community College:

Lane is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabilities Employer

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Joan Aschim, PIO

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