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Military Transitions Webinar - Online

Thursday, 10/20/2011

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Institute President, Emily DeRocco, will be participating in a Military Transitions Webinar with the University of Pheonix Research Institute on October 20, 2011, at 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT -  Register Today!
From Enlisted to Employed: Educating Military Veterans for Civilian Careers - Join expert panelists from higher education, industry and the military for a webinar on transitioning military personnel into the civilian workforce. The University of Phoenix Research Institute will present current research findings and lead an interactive discussion. Audience members may submit questions in real time.
At this event, you will learn:

  • How educators can better serve the unique needs of military students
  • How employers can benefit from the skills and work attributes of military personnel
  • How service members can best position themselves for civilian jobs.  

Webinar Panelists

  • Dr. Rene Contreras, Lt. Col., U.S. Air Force (ret), former Principal Systems Engineer at Raytheon
  • Ted Daywalt, Capt., U.S. Navy (ret), CEO and President of VetJobs
  • John D. Mikelson, President of College Educators for Veterans’ Higher Education, former Army National Guardsman
  • Emily Stover DeRocco, President of The Manufacturing Institute, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor
  • David West, Senior Director of Architectures and Systems Engineering at Cisco, former U.S. Marine
  • Garland H. Williams, Ph.D., Col., U.S. Army (ret), Associate Regional Vice President, Military Division, University of Phoenix

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti, Vice President and Managing Director, University of Phoenix Research Institute

The Chronicle of Higher Education

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