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Welcome to the

University of Denver Student Veterans Association.  

                          


Here you will find information about events, opportunities, and contacts.

Thank you for your service to our great nation.  The DUSVA is here to serve you. 

 

Portal Information

Description

The purpose of the University of Denver Student Veterans Association shall be to increase awareness and understanding of Veterans issues on campus, in the local community, and nationally. Additionally, the DUSVA seeks to promote success of University of Denver Student Veterans through service, leadership, and scholarship. The organization intends to assist veterans in making successful transitions from military to college life by creating a social and professional support network, educating veterans on the benefits they are entitled, and providing a welcoming atmosphere to the University of Denver.

Category

Clubs

Club Email (if applicable)
Meeting Day

Varies

Meeting Time

6pm

Meeting Location

Skype via group video conference

Please list the President's name here.

As required by the SOC Bylaws, your organization must have a President, VP and Treasurer. (If you are new organization and you plan to elect these, they can be changed after initial registration/renewal.)

Josh Oakley

Please list the President of your organization email address.
Please list the Vice President of your organization

Jeni Hunniecutt

Please list the Vice President of your organization email address
Please list the Treasurer of your organization

Esteban Armenta

Please list the Treasurer of your organization email address
List any additional leadership and email addresses

Veteran Advocacy - Katie Dorsey - katie.dorsey@du.edu
Alumni Relations - Josh Francis - josh.francis@du.edu
Communications Director - Naomi Spilka - naomi.spilka@du.edu

Selection Process

If your organization has selective membership, please describe the selection process.

Membership in DUSVA will be open to all University of Denver students. No discrimination due to age, race, gender, sexual orientation, or veterans discharge status will be allowed in the selection of DUSVA members.

Advisor Name

Dr. Jacob Hyde

Advisor Email
Advisor School Title

Sturm Specialty in Military Psychology Program, Faculty Director

Description and Purpose

Mission: The purpose of the University of Denver Student Veterans Association shall be to increase awareness and understanding of Veterans issues on campus, in the local community, and nationally. Additionally, the DUSVA seeks to promote success of University of Denver Student Veterans through service, leadership, and scholarship. The organization intends to assist veterans in making successful transitions from military to college life by creating a social and professional support network, educating veterans on the benefits they are entitled, and providing a welcoming atmosphere the University of Denver.

OBJECTIVES:
To promote and pursue the legislative goals that the national SVA is pursuing. This would include providing a lobby for veterans rights and privileges, both nationally and locally.
To promote and build the spirit of community among DU Veterans.
To provide transition support for current, incoming, and prospective veteran students.
To provide the veteran community a voice on the campus with both the student government and University administration
To provide opportunities for student veterans to network in support of internship, post-graduation employment, and graduate school opportunities
To promote and conduct service and outreach events and activities on and off campus and to promote partnerships with veteran organizations in the local community

Organization Membership

61-100

Constitution

Required for student organizations. It must have the physical signatures of the new president and advisor, as well as a recent date.