NC STRIVE Resources
- Military Legislation Summary – Rep. Chris Whitmire
- North Carolina Support Networks for Veterans Seeking Employment Infographic
- North Carolina Support Networks for Student Veterans Infographic
- North Carolina Support Networks for Military Families Infographic
- NC PIC Bulletin – Evidence-Based Identification and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury in Military Servicemembers
- NC PIC Bulletin – Substance Use Disorders in Military Servicemembers
- NC PIC Bulletin – Post-Deployment Mental Health
- Vet Success Videos – Vet Success Program, US Department of Veterans Affairs
- UNC System Military Education Initiatives
- NC Vet Center Map Final
- North Carolina Vet Centers: Supporting Veterans, Active Duty, and their Family Members Seeking Higher Education
- A Phenomenological Study: The Experience of Women Veterans in Transition & Adaptation to Higher Education – Meg Dutnell, Ed.D.
- For-Profit Schools: Know Before you Enroll
- North Carolina Justice Center: For-Profit Schools Resources
- North Carolina Justice Center: For-Profit Schools Fact Sheet
- Tips for Showing Support, VA Campus Toolkit Handout, April 17, 2014
- Tips for Making Your Syllabus Veteran Friendly, VA Campus Toolkit Handout, April 17, 2014
- Troops to Teachers: Transitioning military personnel to new careers as public school teachers
- US Department of Veterans Affairs Post-9/11 GI Bill
- An online course, Student Veterans Health: What College Health Professionals and Faculty Need To Know, offered by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the National Center on PTSD, and the Red Sox Foundation. MGH and its partners offer a number of free online courses, which are excellent. Faculty are on the staff of the National Center on PTSD, US Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions of Higher Education: The American Council on Education (ACE) has developed a website that serves as a toolkit for community colleges and universities interested in developing a military-friendly environment on campus. The website not only has a discussion board on relevant topics, but it has short (2-3 minute) videos of university staff (and student Veterans) talking about different aspects on how to Start a Successful Program. Videos address topics such as career transition, peer mentorship, military transcript review, understanding benefits, identifying student veterans, Veteran counseling programs, training faculty and staff, and more.
- An article, Academic Accommodations Can Aid Troubled Veterans, by Heath Druzin in the 8/24/15 issue of http://military.com. This article provides a look at the implications of academic failure for Student Veterans and why Student Veterans have a difficult time asking for help.
- An article, Teachers are Key to Helping Brain-Injured Students Succeed, by Myron Goodman on 8/18/15. Goodman emphasizes the important of appropriate accommodations for students who have sustained brain injuries. The article has a link to a fact sheet developed by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control and a link to a guide to academic success developed by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center.
- Examples of Reasonable Accommodations for Veterans with Disabilities
- Accommodating Student Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Ten Things You Should Know about Today’s Student Veteran
- Research briefs of the Student Veteran Association
- Military OneSource K-12 and College Education – Military OneSource provides easy online access to resources for families with children from grades K-12 and for those interested in or attending college. It also provides supports services such as counseling and education consultations at no cost to service members and their families.
- Military OneSource Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Digital Library – Military OneSource provides easy online access to books, journals, and other resources to military members and their families. It also provides access to a free tutoring service for those who are eligible.
- Military Extension Internship Program – The Department of Defense and Purdue University collaborated to provide students and recent graduates an opportunity to experience high-quality children and youth programs on military installations around the world. Internships are available in the spring, summer and fall for both college students and recent graduates. To apply click here.
- The Military Academic Advancement Program – Service Members, Veterans, their spouses and children, and civilian professionals can earn advanced degrees from reputable universities offering graduate degree programs in family and community services, family financial planning, and youth development, all online. Additionally, go to the Military Academic Advancement Program website for a timeline that tells what is needed to enroll and when items are need to be completed prior to the start of the semester.
- Scholarships for Military Children Program, awards at least one $2,000 scholarship at every commissary location that receives qualified applications. The program in open to dependent, unmarried children of active-duty personnel who are under age 23, Reserve Component members, National Guard and retired military members, survivors of service members who died while on active duty or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military.
- Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships, honors those who fell in battle and all who died or became disabled through their active military service since Sept. 11, 2001. The program is open to their dependent unmarried children under age 23.
- Locating Scholarships and Financial Assistance for Military Students