Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education
Routledge – 2015 – 176 pages
Student Veterans and Service Members in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of veteran and military service members in higher education. Bringing together perspectives from a researcher, practitioner, and student veteran, this unique author team provides a comprehensive but manageable text reviewing relevant research literature and presenting accessible strategies for working with students. This book explores the facilitators and barriers of student veteran learning and engagement, how culture informs the current student veteran experience, and best practices for creating and maintaining a campus that allows for the success of these students. The latest to publish in the Key Issues on Diverse College Students series, this volume is a valuable resource for student affairs and higher education professionals to better serve veteran and military service members in higher education.
Series Editor Introduction by Marybeth Gasman & Nelson Bowman III
Chapter One: Historical Context of Student Veterans and Service Members
Chapter Two: Cultural Context
Chapter Three: Facilitators and Barriers to Success
Chapter Four: Advocacy Model
Chapter Five: Best Practices for Increasing Student Success
Chapter Six: Student Veteran Cognitive and Identity Development
Chapter Seven: Equity Issues
Chapter Eight: Future Directions, Potential Challenges, and Conclusions
Jan Arminio is professor and director of the Higher Education Program at George Mason University, USA.
Tomoko Kudo Grabosky is a licensed professional counselor and an associate professor in the Department of Counseling Services at Shippensburg University, USA.
Josh Lang is the co-founder of the Pennsylvania Student Veterans Coalition and Business Analyst at VetAdvisor® Services, USA.