Schedule of Veteran Events
Monday, November 5
Holiday Mail for Heroes -- sponsored by Paducah Red Cross
Student Center, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Stop by the Student Center to make a card to send to military members overseas.
Literature Distribution on the Quad
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Members of the Student Veterans Organization will be handing out literature about the history of Veterans Day and how you can celebrate.
Wednesday, November 7
Student Veterans Organization Meeting and Presentation
Rosenthal 111, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Student Veterans are invited to enjoy free pizza and learn about managing personal finances.
Academic Success Workshop with Success Coach Chevene Duncan-Herring
Anderson Technical Building Bistro, 2:00 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Learn techniques for academic success: taking notes, time management, test preparation, and much more! For Veterans and TAA students the WKCTC Student Body is also encouraged to attend!
Thursday, November 8
HUGS Project Collection
North side of Student Center, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The HUGS Project sends care packages to troops deployed in combat zones. For more information and a list of items to contribute, please visit www.thehugsproject.com.
Student Veterans Organization Hot Dog and Chili Sale
North side of Student Center, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Student Veteran Organization will be selling chili, hot dogs, chips and sodas. Stop by for lunch in support of a great organization!
Faculty/Staff POD Operation S.A.V.E
Crounse 101, 12 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Operation S.A.V.E. teaches the audience the scope and importance of suicide prevention and examines the negative impact of myths and misinformation. Participants learn how to identify a Veteran at risk, how to effectively communicate with a suicidal Veteran, how to gain information to help the Veteran, how to refer a Veteran for evaluation and treatment, and how to identify environmental of care risk factors.
Transitioning OIF/OEF Veterans
Crounse 101, 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Challenges Veterans face when returning from combat and what resources
are available to them.
NOTE: Some audio/visual aids contain combat action footage.
Friday, November 9
- Veterans Services Open House
Anderson Technical Building, 8:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Stop by the Veterans Services office for coffee, donuts and discussions on how we assist veterans
Monday, November 12
- Paducah Veterans Parade
Downtown Paducah, 11:00 a.m.
Line the streets with other community members to show appreciation for all veterans.
Local veterans groups and WKCTC Student Veterans will be in the parade.