Recent Symposia

2021 Symposium

Tuesday, October 5th

Keynote Address by John Boerstler 

Stand-To Veteran Higher Education Task Force, Military & Veteran Affairs Playbook by Amy Bernard

Assessing the Impact of the COVID Pandemic on Student Veterans and Campus Support Services by Wendy Lang and Monteigne Long

How Do You Quantify Integrity by Amanda Olson

An Interdisciplinary Partnership for Providing Well Being Services by Dr. Katherine Selber

The Power of Working Together: Holistic Well-being by Adriana Leal & Jessica Parra

Serving Those Who Have Served: How Veterans and Employers Engage During the Career Readiness Process by Susan Keough

Wednesday, October 6th

Veteran Inclusivity by Dr. Abby Kinch

VETworking & More: Career Programs that Engage Student Veterans by Dr. Lisa Adams

Overcoming Obstacles: Using Case Management for Veteran Student Success by Marleatta Dean and Anne Imber

The Pursuit of Holistic Well-being: Building a Plan to Boost Resiliency by Rachel Brauner and Lakshmi Mahadevan

Financial Best Practices & Collaboration across Campus by LeeAnn Pickett

Employing Student Veterans on Campus by Don Freeman

2020 Symposium

Monday, October 12th

Marketing Student Veteran Success by Ryan Rabac

Exhibitor Spotlight: George Bush Institute

Exhibitor Spotlight: Warrior-Scholar Project

From Prospect to Honors: The PATH to Promoting Military and Veteran Students Success by Deborah Sikes, Kyle Chapman and Christina Chen

Students That Serve: Best Practices for Supporting Guard & Reserve Students by Alex Rodriguez 

Tuesday, October 13th

The TCU Veterans Project: Increasing Empowerment and Visibility through Storytelling by April Brown

Tell Your Story with Data by Dr. Lisa Adams

Development in the Veterans Space by Tyson Voelkel and David Fujimoto

Wednesday, October 14th

Exhibitor Spotlight: The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University

Texas Veterans Network by Mia Garcia 

Serving Those Who Have Served: Career Center Services Aimed at Promoting the Success of the Student Veteran by Susan Keough

Recruiting Student Veterans to Your Institution by Don Freeman, Joe Garza, Tala Jernigan and Denise Cason

Thursday, October 15th

Exhibitor Spotlight: Team RWB

Extend your Influence with Advisory Councils by Dr.Lisa Adams

Texas Veterans Commission Benefits Update Panel by Sue Jevning,Charles Bryant, Melanie Moynahan, Linda Alexander, Andrea Watts, Randolph Binford and Donald Harris

Closing Remarks

Additional Information and Links

Symposium Links

Veteran Resume Skills

Academic Leaders and Development

2019 Symposium

Tuesday, October 1st

Improving Program Impact and Ensuring Program Relevance Through Assessment by Ken McRae

Wednesday, October 2nd

Student Veterans: A Valuable Asset to Higher Education and the Workforce by Jared Lyon

The GI Bill’s Impact on the U.S. Economy by Jared Lyon

Best Practices in Student Veteran Academic Success: Measuring Success by Mike Dvoracek

#FirstGenVets: Outcomes of A Learning Community for First Generation College Student Veterans by Summer Odom

Using Research to Inform Best Practices in Serving Student Veterans by Dr. Janet Bagby

Taking the Wheel on the Data-Driven Highway by Chris Cate

Thursday, October 3rd

Assessment 101: How to Know What You Need to Know about Student Veterans by Dr. Darby Roberts

Measuring Student Veteran Perceptions Regarding Sense of Belonging on Campus by Michael Logan

Certification Turnaround Time: Innovative and Collaborative Partnerships by Reuben Aleman

TAMU System Breakout Session – Jerry Smith

TAMU System Symposium, Day 1 – Jerry Smith

TAMU System Symposium, Day 2 – Jerry Smith