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    Scranton Hosts Representatives of Veterans

    Members of the steering committee for the Veterans Educational Representative Conference, seated from left, were: Mark McKenna, SVA vice-president; Michael Costello, Scranton’s Veterans Advocacy Committee member, Jared Lyon, SVA President and CEO and Amy Atkinson, president of The University of Scranton Veterans Club. Standing are college representatives, Joseph Wetherell, The University of Scranton; Mark Gowaty, Keystone College; Stacey Shattuck, Penn State Scranton Campus; Catherine Fox, Lackawanna College; Cortney Tyler, Keystone College; Roseanne Martinelli and Diana Cassel, Johnson College; and Robert P. Zelno, The University of Scranton, conference chair. The conference was sponsored through a grant from Lockheed Martin.
    May 17, 2018

    The Veterans Advocacy Committee at The University of Scranton in cooperation with Student Veterans of America (SVA), Washington, D.C., recently hosted a Veterans Educational Representative Conference on campus attended by more than 60 campus representatives of veterans in the northeast.

    Jared S. Lyon, Washington, D.C., president and CEO of Student Veterans of America (SVA), provided the keynote address. Representatives serving student veterans from colleges and universities throughout northeast Pennsylvania also participated.

    The conference was sponsored through a grant from Lockheed Martin.

     

     

     

     

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