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Veteran Friendly

Veteran Friendly

By Melanie Nelson

An interview-style podcast investigating what it really takes for an organization to be considered "veteran friendly."
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Going from where you are

Veteran FriendlyJun 15, 2021

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Unprecedented Access

Unprecedented Access

Paul Lawrence, Army veteran, author, and former Under Secretary for Benefits in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs shares insights about pushing innovation in large organizations. We’re delighted to be able to wrap production for 2021 with this fascinating and fast-paced discussion on “Unprecedented Access,” Veteran Friendly Season 2, Episode 6.

Dec 22, 202130:43
Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Alex Verhulst, Talent Acquisition Military Program Manger at Leidos, sheds some light on working your passions on “Kaleidoscope,” Episode 6 of Season 2 of Veteran Friendly.

Dec 21, 202126:34
Can't Fool Us

Can't Fool Us

Irene Glaeser, Army veteran and Acting Deputy Executive Director at the U.S. Ability One Commission, explains why you “Can’t Fool Us” on Episode 5, Veteran Friendly, Season 2.

Dec 17, 202131:15
Hockey Pucks

Hockey Pucks

Jeff Simmons, Army veteran, Military Programs and Military Talent Advisory Lead, Herc Rentals, talks about finding common ground on Episode 4 of  Veteran Friendly, Season 2.

Nov 29, 202126:45
Liquid Cake

Liquid Cake

Brent Maclean, CEO of CompIQ Solutions, talks about working your way up on Episode 3 of Veteran Friendly, Season 2. 

Nov 29, 202130:59
FOMO

FOMO

Michelle Turner, Head of Talent and Partnerships and Hazel Health, wonders who is missing out on Episode 2 of Veteran Friendly, Season 2. 

Nov 29, 202128:48
We Love Acronyms

We Love Acronyms

Welcome to Season 2 of Veteran Friendly! We're kicking it off with Clay Smith, Special Populations Coordinator for the College of Education at Eastern Carolina University. 

Nov 29, 202127:56
Going from where you are

Going from where you are

Joanna and Melanie interview Jasmine Coleman, U.S. Army veteran and Assistant Director of Academic and Military Outreach at the University of North Carolina Pembroke. Jasmine's remarks about accessibility and accountability round out our discussion of what it means to be veteran friendly in the context of North Carolina System universities. 

Jun 15, 202142:15
Going uptown

Going uptown

Joanna and Melanie interview Bill Wilson, Director of Veteran Services at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, where they say "going uptown" to get to the action. Bill's insight to supporting all adult learners helps deepen our understanding of veteran friendliness. 

Jun 15, 202138:34
Going to state

Going to state

Joanna and Melanie interview Nick Drake, a member of the North Carolina Army National Guard and the Director of Military and Veteran Services at North Carolina State University. Nick's perspective on increasing connectivity between students and university departments is another piece of the puzzle when it comes to being veteran friendly in the field of higher education. 

Jun 15, 202134:18
Going up the mountain

Going up the mountain

Joanna and Melanie interview Jennifer Coffey, Program Director of Student Veteran Services at Appalachian State University, where they say "going up the mountain" to get to school. Jennifer's perspective on serving military-affiliated college students broadens our working definition of what it means to be veteran friendly. 

Jun 15, 202135:45
Veteran Friendly Preview

Veteran Friendly Preview

Get to know your hosts, Joanna DeMott and Melanie Nelson, as they introduce Veteran Friendly. 

Jun 15, 202112:05