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VALOR Presents: What Job Service Does to Support Veterans and the Importance of that Support - December 12, 2018, 3-3:50 PM, Rose Room, NDSU Memorial Union

Jerome Billups, a Veteran Employment Specialist from Job Service North Dakota will be discussing the ways in which Job Services works to meet veterans' needs. He will explain how veterans can translate military experience to education and employment. Jerome is an Air Force Retiree (22 years of service) who is invested in early intervention and access to education to stabilize employment throughout a veteran's life. 

This presentation is part of VALOR's ongoing effort to provide insight and education regarding military service and the ways in which VALOR allies, staff, faculty, students, and community members can help create a more welcoming environment that understands and meets the specific needs of military service members and veterans at NDSU and in the community. This is free and open to the public.

VALOR Presents: A Call to Action: Preventing Veteran Suicide, Suicide Awareness and Prevention through Limiting Access to Lethal Means - January 9, 2019, 3-3:50 PM, Rose Room, NDSU Memorial Union

Nicole Veselka, BSN, RN, will be discussing key facts about veteran suicide to include: protective factors and risk factors that increase the likelihood of suicide attempts (including unique risk factors for Veterans), how lethal means reduction prevents suicides, and  resources for veterans and the whole community.

Nicole is the Suicide Prevention Education and Outreach Specialist at the Fargo VA HCS.  She has been a nurse since 2007, and has experience in long term, acute, and primary care at the VA. She is also a member of the ND State Suicide Prevention Coalition.  She served in the military as an active duty Army Medic from 2000-2004 and deployed to Iraq from 2003-2004 in support of OIF I.

This presentation is part of VALOR's ongoing effort to provide insight and education regarding military service and the ways in which VALOR allies, staff, faculty, students, and community members can help create a more welcoming environment that understands and meets the specific needs of military service members and veterans at NDSU and in the community. This is free and open to the public.

VALOR News

VALOR Presents: How the Effects and Trauma of War Impact a Service Member's Transition from the Military - presented November 14, 2018 by Brad Aune

Brad Aune discussed the ways in which the effects and trauma of war impact a service member's transition from the military. Through Brad's story of living with PTSD and his personal transition from the military, attendees got a better understanding of the unique challenges veterans can face once they “come home”. 

NDSU Veterans Day Ceremony - held on November 9, 2018

Coming in 2019 - the Valor Ally of the Year Award

In May 2019, the VALOR Advisory Board will award the first Valor Ally of the Year Award. Stay tuned for more details about the criteria for this award and the nomination submission process. 

ND Cares Signing Event

ND Cares Signing Ceremony, September 17, 2018 (From left to right: Grant Larson, Fargo ND Cares; Kelsey Handt, NDSU ND Cares (student representative); Carol Cwiak, NDSU ND Cares (VALOR representative); Jim Stoddard, NDSU ND Cares (VET Program representative), Connie Sprynczynatyk, ND Cares; President Bresciani, NDSU; Darcie Handt, ND Cares; and, Major General Alan Dohrmann, North Dakota National Guard.


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NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
VALOR (Veterans Alliance Organization)
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7985 / Toll Free: +1 (800) 608-6378 / Fax: (701) 231-8959
Campus address: Ceres Hall 211
Physical/delivery address: 1301 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2831 / P.O. Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Military and Veteran Certification

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