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WELCOME PROGRAM












Temple Welcome Program for Newly Admitted Servicemembers, Veterans & Family Members Only

Come and find out everything you need to know about the various G.I. Bill® benefits, and gain a complete understanding of the certification process at the university. Come meet key veteran representatives and hear them talk about career and internship opportunities, money matters, and tools you will need to successfully navigate your way through the various student services available to you-- and come make new friends, students just like you!

Visit the resource tables where Temple and local VA representative will be sharing information about services for servicemembers, veterans and their family members. Meet and mingle with veteran advisors, members of the University Task Force, Temple Veterans Association (TVA), and maybe even a surprise guest or two.

Enjoy delicous food, prizes networking and great information!

REGISTER TODAY!

This event is open to all admitted veteran and active-duty servicemembers, as well as their spouses and dependents who attend Main, Ambler, Center City, Health Sciences Center or Harrisburg Campuses. Graduate and Professional students are encouraged to attend.

All newly admitted servicemembers and veteran students who register for this event will be entered in the grand drawing for a laptop!

IT'S A FAMILY AFFAIR!



 

 









It's a Family Affair: Coffee, Tea & Conversation

As a dependent or spouse of a veteran or servicemember, you are someone who has stood by the side of your loved one as he or she served in the U.S. Armed Forces. For that reason, you are a valuable member of the Temple family, and we welcome you as a military affiliate. Join us to learn about cool perks available just for you, get questions answered about GI Bill benefits, possibly form a new student organization, and maybe even make a new friend or two.

Moderator/Military Affiliate: Alexi Werner, Fox School of Business, Class of 2018, Film Producer/Director: "Our Way Home" and Founder of Seeds of Hope.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Military and Veteran Services Center
1801 N. Broad Street | Conwell Hall, 601 | Philadelphia | PA | 19122

RVSP to tuvets@temple.edu or call 215.204.VETS (8387)

WOMEN VETERANS FORUM | 4.18.18

 

 

 

 

 

 




A Day Honoring Military and Women Veterans

HER STORY: She Wore Her Boots With Pride - Rising Above Adversity

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 11:00am - 3:00pm | Temple University | Howard Gittis Student Center | Room 200 | 1755 N. 13th Street | Philadelphia | PA | 19122

Temple Military and Veterans Services Center and the Division of Student Affairs invites you to join us on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 11:00am - 3:00pm in the Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 200, located at 1755 N. 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122. The forum theme is HER STORY: "She Wore Her Boots With Pride"--- Rising Above Adversity. This year's luncheon speaker, Lt Col Sarajane (Sally) Stenton, USAF (Ret) will be sharing a powerful personal story about her experiences in the military, and her current work and advocacy on behalf of veterans. This is a one day forum honoring women who have served, and will provide military and veteran women an opportunity to have real conversations about the challenges and issues they have experienced while serving and upon returning to civilian life. This event is FREE and registration is required.

The Military and Veteran Services center supports Temple University's Cherry Pantry, which was established to combat hunger in the Temple community by supplying nutritious emergency food while providing equal treatment to all who visit the pantry. Women Veterans Forum guests are welcome to donate nonperishable items in the bins that will be displayed at the registration desk. Donations are not required for attendance.

Panel Discussion | Resource Tables | Luncheon | Networking | Give-A-Ways 

SOLD OUT!
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Sponsored by the Military and Veteran Services Center, Division of Student Affairs and the University Veterans Task Force.



VIETNAM VETERANS DAY | 3.29.18

 


SAVE THE DATE!
National Vietnam Veterans Day Program
All Heroes Tribute | Thursday, March 29, 2018 | 11:00am - 2:00pm

Temple University Howard Gittis Student Center
1755 N. 13th Street | Room 200C | Philadelphia | PA | 19122

National Vietnam War Veterans Day is a commemorative holiday on March 29 each year, which recognizes the sacrifices veterans and their families made during the Vietnam War. Please join members of the University Veterans Task Force for a celebration honoring Temple University's alumni, staff and students who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War Era.

Seating is limited. Registration today! CLICK HERE


AMERICAN HEART WELLNESS

 


 

 

 

 

WELLNESS LUNCH AND HEALTHY HEART SCREENING

FREE!

FOR VETERANS, ACTIVE-DUTY SERVICEMEMBERS, SPOUSES, DEPENDENTS AND TEMPLE EMPLOYEES

Date:  Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Time:  11:00a - 3:00p
Where: Temple University Military and Veteran Services Center
1801 N. Broad Street, Suite 601, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Join us for lunch and get a wellness check-up!

- Blood Pressure
- Blood Gluclose
- Weight/BMI
- Meet with a Registered Dietian
- MIndfulness and Stress Reduction Tips
- Free Give-A-Ways

Space is limited. Regisration required! Click here
For more information, call the Military and Veteran Services Center at 215.204.8387 (VETS)
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Sponsored by Military and Veteran Services Center, Lewis Katz School of Medicine Student and Employee Health Services, College of Public Health, and Do It Better Wellness™.

MILITARY APPRECIATION RUN/WALK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TEMPLE UNIVERSITY MILITARY 5K Run/1 Mile WALK/RUCKSACK

Thursday, November 9

Come out and participate in Temple's first Military Appreciation 1 Mile Walk/5K Run! Our course will take you around campus where Temple ROTC Cadets will guide you along the route.

Join us for Snacks, Fun and Prozes- and to show your appreciation for our country's military men and women!

Medals will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers for both Men and WOmen divisions. Register to participate in the walk or race and receive a free T-shirt!

Register here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ temple-university-military- appreciation-run-tickets- 38583354853?aff=es2 

Temple employees: participating in this community walk/run program will earn you points towards Healthy Lifestyle Rewards credit!



VETERANS INFORMATION SESSIONS


Are you interested in applying to Temple University? Call to request an online or on-campus veterans information session. You will learn everything you need to know about applying for admissions, academic programs, financial aid, how to maximize your VA benefits, and more.

For more information call 215.204.8387 (VETS) or visit us at 1801 N. Broad Street, 601 Conwell Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Virtual Veteran Information Sessions
If you can't make a session on campus or open house event, you can join us online.
Email tuvets@temple.edu to schedule your one-on-one session.