Military and Veteran Student Success Info Session
Who should attend: Currently enrolled WSU Global Campus students
August 14, 6:00 p.m. (PT)
Join WSU Global Grad and Veteran Jeff Willadsen and Assistant Director of Student Services, Joy Thompson as they discuss how WSU students who are active duty military members, veterans, reservists, or military family members can better reach their academic goals and achieve college success. They’ll cover a wide range of topics including degree planning, academic advising, veterans’ financial benefits, and what to do if you an active duty member or reservist who is unexpectedly called on to deploy. They will also discuss challenges military members might face during their college experience and provide information about helpful resources like free tutoring and veteran’s affairs support. This session is designed for current WSU students who are active military members, reservists/national guardsmen, veterans and military family members.
Jeff Willadsen is a veteran, WSU Global Campus graduate and Global Campus employee. He earned his Master’s in Strategic Communication from WSU 100% online while on active duty in the US Navy. He currently works in Pullman as the Global Campus Senior Writer and continues to serve as a Navy Reservist.
Joy Thompson is WSU Global Campus’ assistant director of student services. She has advised Global Campus students for 10 years and works closely with many different departments across WSU to navigate pathways for non-traditional students to succeed.