Military & Veteran Services Newsletter

April 23, 2018

WUVets End of Semester BBQ

Join WUVets this Sunday, April 29th from 11 am – ? at Forest Park picnic area #5 to celebrate the end of the semester with a fully catered Salt and Smoke BBQ. This event is family friendly and BYOB.

To attend, RSVP at A map of Forest Park is available at

Please direct any questions about this event to Angie Peacock at

Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

Here are two upcoming professional development webinars this week presented by JPMorgan Chase and Student Veterans of America.

JPMorgan Chase Virtual Event

  • Topic: Translating your military skills for a civilian resume
  • Wednesday, April 25th from 4:00PM – 5:00PM CDT
  • Summary: Need help translating your military skills into a civilian resume? Want to learn more about what it’s like to transition from the military to the civilian workforce? Curious to find out how we can help match your interests to our opportunities? Join us for our upcoming interactive webinars and hear first-hand from our employees about what it’s like work here and transition from the military.
  • Register by clicking this link: event login info will be sent separately

Student Veterans of America Chapter Leadership Academy

  • Topic: SVA Beyond: Beyond the School Year, Beyond Graduation
  • Thursday, April 26th at 5:00 p.m. CDT
  • Summary: At SVA, we believe the student veteran lifecycle represents the complete journey to, through, and beyond higher education. We’re going to help you achieve your dreams and career goals after you graduate. We’ll teach you how to leave your SVA Chapter better than you found it. SVA’s resident LinkedIn expert will demonstrate the importance of thinking about your career while a student, how to expand and develop network relationships, and how to leverage LinkedIn-specific tools and resources to achieve your professional and career objectives. Finally, you’ll hear from a recent graduate and SVA alumna who will talk in practical terms about how she has used all three pillars of to, through, and beyond higher education to land an internship and her dream job.
  • Register by clicking this link: