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Ryan Olson
Jul 8, 2016

The Moving Wall - Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Jul 8, 2016 by Ryan Olson

The Moving Wall™ Vietnam Veterans Memorial is coming to Eugene's Skinner Butte Park from September 29th through October 2nd, 2016. This Wall, a 250 foot long half-scale replica of the monument in Washington DC, will be open for viewing by the public, free of charge, from the opening ceremony at noon on the 29th, through the closing ceremony at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 2nd during the hours the park is open (6:00 AM - 11:00 PM). A coalition of veteran and business organizations, being led b...


Ed Ortega
Feb 20, 2016

LCC Veterans Services & LCC Black Student Union Present The Tuskegee Airmen

Feb 20, 2016 by Ed Ortega

In honor of our military veterans and Black History Month, LCC Veterans Services & LCC Black Student Union are proud to present a free showing of THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN   This 1995 movie, directed by Robert Markowitz and starring Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and Courtney B. Vance, is based on the true story of the WWII 332nd Fighter Squadron, Americas first black military airmen. Friday, February 26 7:00 p.m. Lane Downtown Campus Room 105, First Floor 101 Wes...


Ed Ortega
Feb 16, 2016

Philanthropy Opportunity on March 6th, 2016

Feb 16, 2016 by Ed Ortega

VOLUNTEERS WANTED! Join other volunteers as we create raised beds to revitalize the gardens at Spencer View Apartments! We’ll meet in the Spencer View Community Room at 11:30, have lunch (free!), and get building! Learn valuable, transferable construction skills and help promote sustainable gardening! For details, email Francis Pastorelle at dfp@uoregon.edu!


Ed Ortega
Feb 15, 2016

Bateman Multimedia Project Information looking for Vets to Interview

Feb 15, 2016 by Ed Ortega

Bateman Multimedia Project Information      On Wednesday, February 17th from 3:00pm-5:00pm we will be filming veterans talking about their stories in the Allen Hall Studio which is Allen 110/120. This room is located on the first floor of Allen near the Equipment Checkout Desk in the back of the building. It should take about 10-15 minutes of your time.      Our intent with this video is to tell the many different stories of student veterans at UO in order to both raise awareness of your pr...


Ed Ortega
Feb 15, 2016

Just Do it! On Mon Feb 29th @ GSH Great Room The UO Student Veterans Night will host a Free Dinner

Feb 15, 2016 by Ed Ortega

UO Student Veteran Night Information When: Monday February 29 (2 weeks from today) from 6-8pm Where: Global Scholars Hall Great Room located near the Dorms and the Museum of Natural History What: An open house style event featuring free food, information about benefits and resources for student veterans. Feel free to stop by at any time to network, socialize or have questions answered about your benefits, available programs and opportunities at UO. There will be a talk by Dan Morrison, a ...


Ed Ortega
Feb 12, 2016

You are so sweet, you are so fine, come get your Valentine's...(sweets)

Feb 12, 2016 by Ed Ortega

Valentine's Day is only two days away and members of the VFSA are here to help you satisfy your Valentine's sweet tooth. Swing by our table outside the Duckstore between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to get your fix.


Ed Ortega
Jan 24, 2016

Resume and cover letter development

Jan 24, 2016 by Ed Ortega

Do you have a resume but feel it could be better?  Come see Jason Pillado and let him help you develop both your resume and cover letter so they are ready when you need them. You can make an appointment by emailing studentveteran1@uoregon.edu or Go by the Career Center Monday 2-4 pm Wednesday 9-11 am Career.uoregon.edu/veteran


Ed Ortega
Jan 22, 2016

2016 Student Orientation Staff

Jan 22, 2016 by Ed Ortega

The application for the 2016 Student Orientation Staff is now open. If you are interested in learning more about this connective, engaging summer opportunity, click the link to learn more and start applying. The application is due February 1, 2016. We look forward to hearing from you! Apply


Ed Ortega
Jan 22, 2016

UO Miracle

Jan 22, 2016 by Ed Ortega

This is an opportunity to get philanthropy hours, so if you attend, make sure to take a picture as proof and submit to Matti for proper credit. VFSA will be out supporting UO Miracle, they are the student-run nonprofit on campus that supports local Children's Miracle Network Hospital through a Dance Marathon. Miracle Families and their children who are greatly impacted come to our event and speak on how Children's Miracle Network has changed their lives for the better. Their Dance Marathon ...


Ed Ortega
Jan 19, 2016

Diversity Career Symposium

Jan 19, 2016 by Ed Ortega

Diversity Career Symposium Friday, January 29, 2016 - 9:00am - 6:00pm Salem Convention Center Support multicultural students in their transition from school to the workplace! The UO Diversity Career Symposium is your opportunity to connect with bright, eager and underrepresented students as they explore career and internship opportunities. The is an all day symposium hosted in Salem with several opportunities for visibility including a variety of sponsorship for employers. If you'd like mo...


Ed Ortega
Jan 14, 2016

We have a new website, come check it out for the latest events, news and happenings

Jan 14, 2016 by Ed Ortega

The Veterans and Family Student Association (VFSA) has just launched its new website.  Check out the "News" tab for upcoming events.  The "Calendar" tab to see a calendar of all planned events.  The "Photo Gallery" tab to see all the neat events VFSA supports.  We also have many useful links under "Tools."  Let us know how we are doing and give us input and any ideas you might have.  Enjoy   http://uoregon.orgsync.com/org/vfsa  


Ed Ortega
Jan 14, 2016

Help us lead VFSA to the next level

Jan 14, 2016 by Ed Ortega

The VFSA team just came back from Student Veterans of America National Conference and we are excited to start working on new ideas and practices we learned at the conference.  We are looking to fill these vacant positions.  If you are interested, please drop by the Veterans Center and talk to one of the Officers or reach out directly to any of us. We are filling these positions by either appointment if there is only one person interested or election if there is multiple interest.  Appointmen...


Ed Ortega
Jan 9, 2016

When you care enough to eat the very best

Jan 9, 2016 by Ed Ortega

Join us this Monday, January 11th from 11:30 to 1:30 in EMU-South McArthur Court, 1st floor, bottom of the UO Student Veteran Center stairs.  We had about 27 new student veterans join us this winter term!  Come join us in welcoming them!  There will be Hawaiian plate lunch, which will have the following:  kalua pork, shoyu chicken or sesame tofu, mac salad, steamed rice and pineapple wedges.  Lunch is sponsored by the UOSVC


Ed Ortega
Jan 5, 2016

Winter Term Dodgeball! Don't let your classes bog you down. Throw that stress out at your friends!

Jan 5, 2016 by Ed Ortega

Organization: VFSA Date: 1/15/16 Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Category: General Location: McArthur Court


Ed Ortega
Jan 1, 2016

Help us define where VFSA is heading

Jan 1, 2016 by Ed Ortega

The VFSA will be taking time during our Monday meetings to look at our By-Laws and collectively decide where VFSA will be heading as an organization.  Come join us as we start of by discussing our Mission Statement on January 18th.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of the VFSA leadership.