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November 02, 2018

Clark State to Honor Military Veterans with Activities

MEDIA CONTACT: Laurie Means | Executive Director, Marketing | 937.328.6145

Clark State Community College will commemorate Veterans Day with various campus activities including the display of 2,000 United States flags at the Springfield campus on Leffel Lane, the Greene Center in Beavercreek and at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center in Bellefontaine. The POW/MIA flag will be raised at the Springfield Leffel Lane campus.

As we do every year, we will be honoring our veteran men and women with activities throughout the week,” said Dr. Theresa Felder, senior vice president of student success for Clark State. “We are especially excited to add a special event for our veteran alumni this year. There are activities for everyone on campus and the community is encouraged to participate as well.

Monday, November 5
U.S. flags on all Clark State campuses.

Tuesday, November 6, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Karen E. Rafinski Student Center
Push-up, sit-up and “motivator” jumping jack challenges hosted by the United State Army.

Wednesday, November 7, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. │ Rhodes Hall, 1st floor
Veterans Day Trivia

Thursday, November 8, 7:30 – 10 a.m. │LRC, Security National Bank Community Rooms 207/209
Breakfast served to Clark State veteran students, alumni, faculty and staff.

Monday, November 12
Clark State Community College will be closed in honor of Veterans Day.

Clark State currently serves United States military veteran students, active military students, National Guard and Reserve students, dependents and military spouses.
Clark State received the designation of Top School in the 2018 Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) Guide to Colleges & Universities. This honor is awarded to institutions with the very best practices in military- and veteran-supportive education.

In 2015 Clark State was designated as a Purple Heart Campus and was approved by the Community College of the Air Force as a General Education Mobile (GEM) partner. Clark State was the first community college in Ohio to receive this approval. The College also features a Veterans Lounge that provides student veterans with a place to unwind, study, hold meetings or network.

Clark State students have also been inducted into the SALUTE National Honor Society. SALUTE – Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, Excellence - is the only national honor society recognizing and honoring the service and scholastic achievements of student veterans.

Clark State initiated a 50 percent tuition discount to military students and a 25 percent discount to eligible spouses beginning with the Fall 2017 semester.
“We are proud to honor the veterans and military in our Clark State community of students, alumni, faculty and staff,” said Justin McCulla. “Veterans Day is November 11. I encourage all to join us as we recognize the accomplishments and sacrifices of the men and women in our nation's military.”

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