Category - Veterans

University of Rochester

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Forever GI Bill: Changes to Veteran Education Benefits
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Rochester: A Great Place for Veterans
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Veteran and Military Family Services Office
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Rochester Makes College Affordable for Veterans and Military Families

Forever GI Bill: Changes to Veteran Education Benefits

It’s been an exciting year! The Veterans and Military Services Office learned about changes to veteran educational benefits after attending the National Association of Veterans’ Program Administrators’ (NAVPA) annual conference. Besides learning about educational updates on the Forever GI Bill, we attended Campus Leadership tracks that provided useful information on what other institutions are doing[…]

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Rochester: A Great Place for Veterans

by Pat Toporzycki, Senior Associate Director, Director of VMFS On Veterans Day, it’s time to thank all those who have served to protect our freedom that many of us take for granted. I hope everyone will take a moment to reflect and thank our fellow servicemen and servicewomen for their sacrifices and contributions so we[…]

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Veteran and Military Family Services Office

by Pat Toporzycki, Senior Associate Director, Director of VMFS It’s hard to believe that it will be two years on November 11, 2016 that the Veteran and Military Family Services Office (VMFS) at the University of Rochester began. The main goal of VFMS is to serve as a resource to veteran students across Rochester’s main[…]

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Rochester Makes College Affordable for Veterans and Military Families

During a recent conversation with my financial aid advisor, I was reminded was once again of how lucky I am to be at a school that is so accommodating to students with military benefits. I am currently in the unbelievably exciting process of planning a semester abroad, and after going to an info session, meeting with[…]

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