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.
“We are proud to honor the veterans and military in our Clark State community of students, alumni, faculty and staff,” said Justin McCulla, director of athletics and student life at Clark State. “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.”
Monday, November 4
- U.S. flags will be placed on all Clark State campuses.
Tuesday, November 5 - Thursday November 7
- Thank You posters will be displayed on Springfield campus and Beavercreek location in appreciation of veteran and active duty students.
- Students will write Thank You notes to be distributed at the Veterans Day breakfast and sent to the local VA hospital.
Friday, November 8, 7 – 10 a.m. │Clark State Greene Center location
- Breakfast served to Clark State veteran students, alumni, faculty and staff.
Monday, November 11
- 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 offers a 50 percent tuition discount to active duty military students in Ohio and a 25 percent discount to eligible spouses.