Student veterans get connected with services and benefits
Ventura College and the California Transition Assistance Program (CalTap), Veterans Services Division, CalVet, will present the Ventura County Student Veteran Expo, Friday, September 15, 2017, 9 a.m., at Ventura College (4667 Telegraph Road, Ventura, CA, Applied Science Center, Lecture Hall ASC-150). Sponsored by the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and the California State University, Channel Islands (CSUCI), Veterans Affairs Program, the expo is free and open to student veterans throughout the Ventura County Community College District (Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura Colleges) and CSUCI; students are encouraged to register online at the Ventura County Student Veteran Expo website located at https://goo.gl/Fg8q3U.
The expo is designed to connect student veterans with services and benefits. Representatives from CalVet, College of the Canyons Small Business Development Center, Support Services Veterans Families (SSVF) Salvation Army, United States Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA), Ventura County Veterans Services Office (VCVSO), Ventura County Veterans Foundation (VCVF), Vocational Rehabilitation and Education (VRE) Chapter 31, and Work for Warriors are scheduled to attend and present valuable information to help student veterans.
“We appreciate the opportunity to partner with CalTap, CalVet, and CSUCI to present this resource expo for our student veterans,” stated Ventura College President David Keebler. “At Ventura College, we take a holistic approach to providing support services to all students. The resources that will be shared during the Ventura County Student Veteran Expo align with our mission to transform students’ lives and develop human potential,” said Keebler.
“This is a great opportunity for student veterans at each of the three colleges in the Ventura County Community College District and CSUCI to meet key representatives from organizations that are committed to serving the special needs of veterans,” stated Ventura College Veterans Program Advisor Bruce McFadden. “I thank CalTap Training Coordinator Leo Oblima, who has worked diligently to help ensure this expo will be a success,” said McFadden.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided to attendees. Parking is free in the east parking lot of the campus during the expo. For more information, please contact Bruce McFadden at 805-289-6060 or [email protected] or visit https://goo.gl/Fg8q3U.