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VA Visits

A mobile unit from the Chalmers P. Wylie VA Care Center will be on campus throughout the summer to serve veterans.

June
3 Delaware campus, Columbus State
17 Columbus State (Davidson Hall)
25 Columbus State (Davidson Hall)
July
1 Columbus State (Davidson Hall)
2 Delaware campus, Columbus State
15 Columbus State (Davidson Hall)
29 Columbus State (Davidson Hall)

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COLLEGE SUCCESS FOR VETERANS 

This workshop will focus on how veterans can be successful in their college pursuits and how they can properly apply for and retain their veteran grants.

Part of the BLUE Print Student Success Workshop Series

WHEN: Tuesday, June 30th 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Columbus Hall (Library) – Room CO 111

PRESENTERS: Terry Worst & James Gilchrist-Elliott from the Military and Veterans & Services Dept.

Please RSVP to GIBILL@CSCC.EDU

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Military & Veterans Services Dept.
COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
550 East Spring Street, Columbus, OH 43215
PHONE (614) 287-2644


 

Ohio Warriors Hockey

ohio warriors hockeyThe Ohio Warriors Hockey Program was founded in 2014 with the support of the USA Warriors Ice Hockey Program and the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). The program is open to all injured and ill service members and disabled veterans, regardless of age or gender.

For more information, to see our practice schedules, or to donate, visit:
WWW.OHIOWARRIORSHOCKEY.ORG

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COURSES DESIGNED WITH VETERAN STUDENTS IN MIND

Available Summer Semester 2015

COLS 1100

First Year Experience Seminar Lecture: Wednesday 1700-1755

Credit Hours: 1

Section: COLS-1100-025-85428

Course Description: The First Year Experience Seminar provides students with an introduction to the college. It emphasizes skills and resources necessary to be successful in their personal, academic and career-related pursuits. The course includes an orientation to college resources, policies, and processes.

Prerequisite: Required course within the first 15 hours at Columbus State Community

College Lab fee: $2.00

 

ENGL1100 Composition I

 Lecture: Monday & Wednesday 1800-2005 Credit Hours: 3

 Section: ENGL-1100-037-80010

Course Description: English 1100 is a beginning composition course which develops processes for critically reading, writing, and responding to a variety of texts in order to compose clear, concise,expository essays. The course facilitates an awareness of purpose, audience, content,structure and style, while also introducing research and documentation methods.

 Course reading and writing assignments may be thematically organized.

 Prerequisite: ENGL 0190, minimum grade of “C” or COMPASS writing score of 69-99.

 Lab fee: $5.00


 

Veteran ID Cards

The Franklin County Recorder's Office will be on campus 17 June 2015 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. located in Delaware Hall (Veterans) Lounge Room 156.

 This program allows veterans to obtain a Document Identification Card from our office. This card will display a photograph of the veteran, military service dates, and other pertinent information regarding the veteran's service to our country. This card contains their specific document number, so the discharge record can be rapidly located by his office when needed. The cost to obtain the card is $1

In order to receive a United States Veteran Document Identification Card, veterans must record their military discharge with the Franklin County Recorder's Office and show two forms of current and valid identification. The only forms of identification we will accept are:

  • An original or certified birth certificate
  • Identification card issued by the US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • United States military identification card
  • Social Security card
  • State issued license or permit to carry a concealed weapon
  • State issued motor vehicle operator's license
  • State issued identification card
  • Valid US passport

The Veteran ID card can be useful to veterans to prove eligibility for a number of services and benefits including:

  • Identification
  • Employment Applications
  • Veterans' Home Loans
  • Veterans' Hospital Services
  • Student Loans
  • Burial Benefits
  • Discounts at participating retail establishments and restaurants

See you on June 17th!

The Military & Veterans Services Team

 


 

The Columbus State Insurance Certificate Pilot program is looking for Veterans? Here is information on the program http://www.cscc.edu/about/news-press/2015/insurance-pilot-program.shtml.


Are you interested in a Veterans’ Writing Group? 

The next meeting with be June 3rd, 6 to 8 p.m., on the Delaware Campus.

The CSCC Student Veterans’ Writing group is open to all Columbus State student veterans.  The focus of the group is on writing nonfiction “true stories” of life in and out of the military.  It doesn’t matter whether or not you consider yourself a “good writer”; all you need is the desire to write your stories to share with, and receive support from, others.

The group will share a Blackboard organization and meet face-to-face at a day or time and frequency the group decides on at the CSCC Delaware Campus.  The atmosphere will be casual with opportunities for conversation.  The bulk of each meeting time will be focused on a scheduled topic/technique for nonfiction writing and sharing and commenting on group members’ writing.  At the first meeting, the group will determine the meeting schedule and topics for the first few meetings.  There is no fee associated with the group.

The group is led by Nancy Pine, Assistant Professor of English, CSCC Delaware Campus.  Please contact her if you are interested in participating npine@cscc.edu.​


 

BLUEprint: College Success for Military and Veteran Students

Thursday, April 30, 2 – 3 p.m. Columbus Hall 111 (Library) Terry Worst and James Gilchrist-Elliott, Military and Veteran Services Department.

This workshop will focus on how military and veteran students can be successful in their college pursuits and how they can properly apply for and retain their Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense educational benefits.

Please contact the MVS Dept. for more information at 614-287-2644

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HEROES READING WITH HEART

Purpose: Every hour one post 9/11 war veteran takes their life, that is 24 veterans in one day. These men and women are the individuals who have fought for our rights to live safely in this country. It is now our turn to give them a safe place where they can use their leadership skills to impact children's lives. To give them an opportunity to be apart of something that is meaningful and give them a reason to keep up their fight.

Mission: This program is designed to place veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan war with teachers and elementary classrooms to act as mentors to children grades K-5. If you are interested please contact Amanda.

Contact Information:
Amanda West
Brown Elementary
2494 Walker Rd.
Hilliard, Ohio amanda_west@hboe.org
Cell 614.205.2884


 

 Alcohol & Other Drug Recovery Support Group 

Beginning February 3rd

Contact Columbus State Counseling Services for more information located in Nestor Hall Room 010

Phone 614-287-2818

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 First of all I would like to thank you for your service to your country and your interest in the Columbus State Veterans Organization (CSVO). We would like to hold a general information meeting on Thursday 15 Jan 2015 1400hrs 

The meeting will take place in Delaware Hall Room 156 (The Veterans Lounge) and if need be we can move to a bigger class room.
The CSVO is a recognized student organization by Columbus State and a National Chapter of Student Veterans of America (SVA). As your chapter advisor I plan to work with you on addressing veterans issues, concerns and assist with raising awareness within the local community.

We will also be discussing how the CSVO will be involved in 2015 Veterans Events, here at Columbus State.

The heart of SVA is the student veteran led chapter. These local organizations are the "boots on the ground" that provide peer-to-peer support, which has been linked to academic success and an easier transition to campus for student veterans. Through this national network of affiliates, SVA impacts the lives of thousands of student veterans.

http://www.studentveterans.org/on-campus-veteran-support-group/directory/list-alpha/c/5.html


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2015 Veterans Professional Advancement Course (VPAC) Dates Announced

Our next class is Friday, June 19th, and we have plenty of seats available. Please ask all those interested to email us at GMB-VPAC@cardinalhealth.com to register! 

0900-1700

Cardinal Health Headquarters
East Campus
7000 Cardinal Place Dublin, OH 43017


 

VA Develops Mobile Application "Concussion Coach" To Help Support Treatment for Veterans Who Suffer From Mild to Moderate Concussions - To better meet the needs of Veterans and others who have suffered mild to moderate concussion associated with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has developed "Concussion Coach," a mobile application ("app") that provides portable tools to recognize symptoms and to identify and make use of coping strategies. (9/16/14)


Burn Pit Registry...
The VA is collecting info on service members who believe they experienced harmful environmental effects to their health from exposure to burn pits in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Currently, the VA says that research does not show evidence of long-term health problems from expo-sure to burn pits, in which a variety of waste from human to chemicals, petroleum and discarded food were burned. But it is also studying the issue and plans to continue doing so. To that end, the agency is seeking information from veterans who believe such exposure has compromised their health.
Veterans can also file a claim for disability compensation for health problems they believe were caused by exposure to burn pits. The claims will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

According to the VA, veterans who were closer to burn pit smoke or exposed for longer periods may be at greater risk. Health effects depend on a number of other factors, such as the kind of waste being burned and wind direction. Toxins in burn pit smoke may affect the skin, eyes, respiratory and cardio-vascular systems, gastrointestinal tract and internal organs. Most of the irritation is temporary and resolves once the exposure is gone. This includes eye irritation and burning, coughing and throat irritation, breathing difficulties, and skin itching and rashes. The high level of fine dust and pollution common in Iraq and Afghanistan may pose a greater danger for respiratory illnesses than exposure to burn pits, the VA said.
The online registry and additional information are at:
http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/burnpits/index.asp

 


 Join the Columbus State Veterans Organization Today!  We are a chapter of Student Veterans of America (SVA).

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