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Christian t Allen
Mar 17, 2017

SITREP!!!

Mar 17, 2017 by Christian t Allen

Thank Goodness Its St Patty's Day!!! A solid week at West Valley and a great Friday to finish it on! Next Wednesday March 22th, the VRC will have a guest visitor from The American Legion along with a potluck. In todays society, potluck is defined as a gathering of all where each individual brings something to eat and share (don't forget)! Our guest visitor will have plenty of info on the AML, and will be here from 130pm-4pm. Tonight Veterans if you have no plans, a handful of veterans will be...


Michael R Roman
Jan 10, 2017

Kicking Off 2017!

Jan 10, 2017 by Michael R Roman

Students, We're open for winter session. We have computers, snacks, coffee, and heat. Come see me at the Veterans Office CC307 for access. Have fun and stay frosty. Best,   Michael Roman Interim Veteran Liaison W: 408-741-4030 E: veteran.outreach@wvm.edu Veteran Office CC307


Michael R Roman
Nov 15, 2016

SitRep: Veterans Club Meeting This, Wedneday @ 11:00 A.M.

Nov 15, 2016 by Michael R Roman

Students, The Veterans Club is now an official chapter of Student Veterans of America! Our next meeting is this Wednesday, 11/16, in the Vets lounge CC313, and you’re welcomed to drop by to hear the latest opportunities we’re offering members. For example, there’s a Student Veterans of America National Conference at Disneyland; January 5 – January 7, 2017. Stop by and let us know that you’re interested in attending. You can contact them at wvc.veteransclub@gmail.com The Veterans Club is ...


Bernadette Walker
Nov 8, 2016

Please Join Us For West Valley College Veterans Day Celebration Thursday

Nov 8, 2016 by Bernadette Walker

 Map Location Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (BBQ at noon) 12:00 - 4:00 Combined Celebration with San Jose Vet Center West Valley College Campus Center - Event Center This year Veteran's Day will be packed with dynamic guest speakers, A student panel and resource Fair. This event will be beneficial for all students, veterans, staff, faculty and administrators to gain a deeper understanding about military culture thereby assisting our veteran students with...


Michael R Roman
Nov 4, 2016

Situation Report: Veterans Day Events & Deals

Nov 4, 2016 by Michael R Roman

Students, November is a huge month for mostly any veteran/dependent. November is American Indian appreciation month, and on 11/11/16, it is our day; Veterans Day! Follow the link below to see how companies are showing their appreciation; by offering huge savings: http://militarybenefits.info/veterans-day-discounts-sales-deals-free-meals/   Correction on last SitRep: The Veterans club is supporting the efforts of a Business 066 class project by hosting Toys for Tots; the VRC is not partic...


Michael R Roman
Oct 31, 2016

Situation Report: Flu Shots Now

Oct 31, 2016 by Michael R Roman

Students, The Mobile Vet Unit (MVU) is here today located in-between the cafeteria and Fox building. They are offering free flu shots!!!         Not sure if you have benefits? You'll be surprised what the MVU can do for you. Get connected today, because once you're in, you're in for life!     Veterans Club, VRC, and Business 066 class is hosting Toys for Tots (T4) in the VRC! November 2nd - December 12th, T4T drop-off site is inside the Campus Center. The collection is for childr...


Michael R Roman
Oct 26, 2016

Hasty SitRep:

Oct 26, 2016 by Michael R Roman

Students, Who would be interested in honoring Veterans at free luncheon? Those attending will be honored by the Saratoga Mayor and State Assemblyman Low. Date: November 9, 2016 Time: 11am - 1pm Location: Saratoga Senior Center (If you are interested, contact Rene or Berni) renee.paquier@westvalley.edu bernadette.walker@westvalley.edu Student Veterans of America  (SVA) needs your feedback. Below is a link to a short point-click survey. Take time to share: http://studentveterans.org/p...


Michael R Roman
Oct 25, 2016

Situation Report

Oct 25, 2016 by Michael R Roman

Students, Friendly reminder that the VRC is hosting the annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 10th. This year your local San Jose Vet Center is co-hosting the event. We'll have a BBQ, and guest speaker/author Wes Beavis will hand out his book for free. Follow the link below for the official flier: WVC Veterans Day Celebration _ VRC.pdf Click to View   AJ is asking for your support. Volunteer to help. AJ has helped the VRC in many ways. More to follow. Birthdays this month: Ju...


Michael R Roman
Oct 21, 2016

Situation Report

Oct 21, 2016 by Michael R Roman

Students,                                                                                         With Halloween around the corner, I encourage you to remember mid-terms are upon us and laser focus is needed. “If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” – Nora Roberts There's a few birthdays this month. Wish them a happy birthday when you see them: Shane G Drummond ...


Michael R Roman
Oct 17, 2016

Situation Report

Oct 17, 2016 by Michael R Roman

Veterans and Dependents, We have food cards again. Come through if you're hungry. Don't go through mid-terms hungry! The Veterans Club is having a potluck this Wednesday, 10/19, from 10am - 2pm; followed by the vets club meeting. Main Agenda is as follows: - Your feedback is needed. - How do you envision your college experience? - Are there needs and wants you would like to see happen? - Are there activities or events that you might want to see? Veterans Club wants to here from you (L...


Michael R Roman
Oct 6, 2016

Situation Report

Oct 6, 2016 by Michael R Roman

  Veterans and Dependents, PriorityReg is around the corner. If you have NOT met the "orientation" requirement, there is a free online orientation which has 15 spaces left! If you want to register then do the following: GO HERE and "SEARCH/REGISTER for CLASSES"  and Subject "COUNSELING" , Course # "000A" (FALL2016) Although the section starts after 11/14, your orientation requirement will still be met in time for you to meet PriorityReg requirements. That is all.          


Bernadette Walker
Oct 6, 2016

Congratulations to Daniel Franke - VRC Student Success

Oct 6, 2016 by Bernadette Walker

Every once in a while we come across a exceptional young student who amazes us. Daniel Fanke is such a wonderful young man who came to us a few years ago. You see, Daniel is the son of friends who was injured overseas when he stepped on a land mine and ended up loosing his leg. The day the news came was devastating to his family and friends. We hoped and prayed that doctors could save his leg but when the news came it was not to be. Upon his return to the States I suggested for Daniel to co...


Bernadette Walker
Oct 6, 2016

Veterans Priority Registration is coming up soon November 14th

Oct 6, 2016 by Bernadette Walker

Priority registration for spring and summer classes is just around the corner.  The priority registration date for veterans is on November 14th, which is not too far away. If your registration date differs, you may want to check in the portal - Registration to make sure you met all three criteria:  1. Orientation Requirement met - yes or no 2. Assessment / Testing Requirement met - yes or no 3. Ed plan requirement met - yes or no (schedule your appointment soon if you need to) Remember ...


Bernadette Walker
Sep 27, 2016

Veterans: University Workshops at West Valley College

Sep 27, 2016 by Bernadette Walker

Please see Transfer Center Calendar for specific times for visiting universities.   West Valley College Transfer Day - September 29th 10:30- 1:30 pm location Campus Center Columbia University: Thu, Sept 29th 2:00 - 3:30 Location Fox Center 101 - For Adult Re-entry, Veterans & Honor students California State University East Bay @ West Valley - Tuesday, November 1 10:00- 1:00 pm and Monday, November 14 1:00 - 3:00 pm in the WVC Campus Center University Santa Cruz @ West Valley (please note ...


Bernadette Walker
Sep 27, 2016

Veterans, VA Palo Alto Mobile Vet Unit here today 10 am

Sep 27, 2016 by Bernadette Walker

VA Palo Alto Visit at the VRC: 9/27/16, Today, Tuesday From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Between Campus Center and Cafeteria) Dr. Miki Kwan and her team from VA Palo Alto is visiting the VRC to help veterans with any medical or benefit related issues.  If you need to register for medical benefits or just have questions regarding any medical issues from service, please come by the VRC so that they may assist you.