Who are the Veterans on Campus? Untangling the Identity from the Experience

Tuesday, November 9, 2021
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

 

Center for Teaching Excellence

Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511

 

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Details

Join us for a panel discussion with student veterans. Like most endeavors, serving in the military is a very subjective experience. Not all veterans go to war and those who do may not be negatively affected by it. After their time in the military ends, many veterans transition into education or training programs. There are hundreds of veterans, at all levels, on the UofSC Columbia campus alone. Come engage with a few of them about their education experiences and also meet the staff who support them.

 

This workshop is an elective session for a certificate of completion in Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence.


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Facilitator


Steve Wahle
PhD Candidate
College of Social Work


Steve Wahle is a PhD candidate in the College of Social Work. He studies veteran identity and the history of social work. Wahle also holds research appointments at two VA hospitals and is also studying student veteran identity on the Uof C campus. When not doing social work or research, he hangs out with his very cool wife and daughters eating pizza, reading, and walking in the mountains.