Veteran FriendlyJun 15, 2021
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brent Maclean, CEO of CompIQ Solutions, talks about working your way up on Episode 3 of Veteran Friendly, Season 2.
Michelle Turner, Head of Talent and Partnerships and Hazel Health, wonders who is missing out on Episode 2 of Veteran Friendly, Season 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Veteran Friendly Preview
Get to know your hosts, Joanna DeMott and Melanie Nelson, as they introduce Veteran Friendly.