Supporting Veterans in Higher Education: A Primer for Administrators, Faculty, and Academic Advisors by Jose E. CollSupporting Veterans in Higher Education: A Primer for Administrators, Faculty, and Academic Advisors by Jose E. Coll

Supporting Veterans in Higher Education: A Primer for Administrators, Faculty, and Academic Advisors

EditorJose E. Coll, Eugenia L. Weiss

Paperback | June 15, 2015

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The shift from active-duty military personnel back to civilian life can be severely challenging. Editors Jose E. Coll and Eugenia L. Weiss have assembled a group of dedicated experts to discuss the various concerns associated with student veterans pursuing higher education. Supporting Veteransin Higher Education is an essential text that draws attention to the unique needs of student veterans and how they can be enabled to achieve a successful transition from military to civilian life. This book explores effective ways of advising student veterans, learning the behavioral health factorsthat affect academic success, building supportive communities, and much more. The contributing authors understand the intersection between military culture and academic settings and devote themselves to empowering student veterans as they continue their mission to serve beyond the military.
Jose E. Coll (MSW, University of Central Florida; PhD, University of South Florida) is associate professor of social work and director of the Office of Veteran Student Services at Saint Leo University, where he oversees services and resources for over 7,400 student veterans annually. Coll has developed numerous programs to enhance stud...
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Title:Supporting Veterans in Higher Education: A Primer for Administrators, Faculty, and Academic AdvisorsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.91 inPublished:June 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615591

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"An absolutely superb, path-breaking work on today's student veterans, with comprehensive analysis of approaches designed to enable success in transition from life in uniform to life in a university with a particularly valuable examination of how veterans can be prepared to contribute in avariety of human service programs." --David H. Petraeus, General, U.S. Army (Ret.)