Thursday, November 12, 2009

Veterans Return To RI Schools

Thanks to a new GI bill now in effect, URI, RIC, and CCRI are starting to see an increase in the number of veterans on campus. Listen to WRNI education reporter Elisabeth Harrison as she speaks with some of the students at URI and other state schools. She explores some of the challenges these students face, and what schools are doing to try to help them. Harrison spoke with students Jeremy and Rachel Garcia about their experiences as freshman at URI and their academic advisor, Jeff Johnson at the Feinstein Continuing College of Education. URI's Veterans office . Read more in Quad Angles about how URI is Advocating for Service Members and visit the new Veterans Office at the Providence campus and the admission requirements and related links for Veterans.