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Events for Veteran Students

More events to come soon!

June 1, 2015 thru June 5, 2015

Veteran Employment Transition Seminar
Conducted at WorkOne
851 S Marietta St South Bend IN  46601

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Operation: Job Ready Veterans presents a one week comprehensive, developmental and empowering seminar, to prepare veterans to re-engage the job market.  The seminar outline includes Assessments, Coping with Change, Advanced Resume prep, Research and Networking, and Interview Preparation.

In order to participate you must register with WorkOne before the June 1, class start date.

Bring social security card, picture ID and DD-214 to either the South Bend or Elkhart WorkOne and let them know you want to enroll for the VETS Seminar.

To Register Please Contact One of the Veteran Representatives Listed Below

South Bend WorkOne, 851 S Maritta St: Michael Patton (574) 237-9675 ext 1040, Sireana Thomas (574) 237-9675 ext 2616, or Ann Wells (574) 237-9675 ext 2621

Elkhart WorkOne, 430 Waterfall Drive: daniel Reed (574) 295-0105 ext 218

www.JobReadyVets.org

Saturday, April 18, 2015

End of Year Veteran Student Banquet
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This is the 2nd Annual End of the Year Veteran’s Banquet.  Dinner is planned to be free for veterans and (1) one guest.  This event will be held be held in the Fireside Grille on the IUSB campus.

We will be honoring senior veteran students with their cords acknowledging their sacrifices at graduation. Guest speakers included are Retired Navy Chief Manuel Thomas and Michael Patton from Work One South Bend Indiana. 

This year SVO (Student Veteran Organization) will be hosting a special event in honor of Jason Holland.  Jason was a IU South Bend student as well as a Marine that pasted away in mid March.  This portion of the ceremony will begin at 7:20 pm.  If you would like to pay your respects to Jason's family they will be in attendance.

If you plan to attend this event for veterans please RSVP with your dinner choice at veterans@iusb.edu no later than Friday, April 10, 2015.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Sweat for Vets 5K
Registration: 8am Start: 10am

To register: http://www.active.com/south-bend-in/running/5k-sweat-for-vets-2014

SVO (Student Veteran Organization) at IU South Bend had a great turn out for this event.  Several vendors donated their time and money and logo was then presented on a T-Shirt that the runners received.  The run was through campus and turned out over 100 people.  Can not wait until we do this again next year.

 

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Graduationg Veterans Banquet
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Student Veterans' Organization (OVSS & SVO) hosted the first Veterans' Banquet to honor senior veterans, award them their cords, and provide an education guest speaker. The event was held in the Grille area as well as the Fireside rooms.

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Free Veteran Day Appreciation Lunch: For Veteran Students, Staff and Faculty
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SVO (Student Veterans Organization) in conjunction with OVSS (Office of Veteran Student Services) held this event on campus for veteran student as well as faculty and staff that are veterans.  This was the first time in IU South Bend's history that an event like this was held on campus.  There were over 50 veterans in attendance.  Click here too see some photos from the event.

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Sweat for Vets 5K
Registration: 8am Start: 10am

To register: http://www.active.com/south-bend-in/running/5k-sweat-for-vets-2013

SVO (Student Veteran Organization) at IU South Bend had a great turn out for this first time event.  Several vendors donated their time and money and logo was then presented on a T-Shirt that the runners received.  The run was through campus and turned out over 100 people.  Can not wait until we do this again next year.

Decebmer 2012

Suits for Vets

Free suits and accessories were donated to veteran students on campus.  Students could choose from different styles of suits, shoes, ties, belts and shirts.  This event was a great success.