Hodges University to Honor Veterans During Annual Ceremony
Florida military veterans will receive a special ceremony in honor of Veterans
Day this year. As a way to honor and pay tribute to the men and women who have
served in the United States military, Hodges University’s Dr. Peter Thomas
Veterans Services Center (VSC) will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on
November 10 at 11:00 a.m.
University is a veteran-friendly institution, and it is an honor for us to be
able to host a ceremony each year to pay tribute to our veterans,” said
Christine Manson, chief of student success at Hodges. “Attendees can expect to
pause from the business of the day and spend time reflecting on the service of
30-minute ceremony will include the Gulf Coast JROTC, a flag folding ceremony
by two of Hodges’ student veterans, as well as guest speaker Dale Mullin,
founder and president of Wounded Warriors of Collier County, Inc. and United
States Army veteran.
Warriors of Collier County, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization. In the
past six years, Mullin’s organization has raised more than $725,000 for
veterans. He has also been a staunch supporter of the Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans
Services Center and has provided support to Hodges’ student veterans in the way
of academic scholarships.
Mullin’s generosity to Hodges University has directly impacted more than 20 of
our student veterans in the way of Yellow Ribbon and scholarship support.
Inviting him to serve as the guest speaker at our Veterans Day ceremony is a
great way for our students to connect with one of their supporters,” Manson
the celebration, there will be a reception with cake and refreshments at the
conclusion of the event.
event will be held in the John White Community Room on the Naples campus, which
is located at 2647 Professional Way, Naples, FL 34119.
more information, contact the Veterans Services Center at email@example.com
or (239) 938-7833.
Hodges University’s Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services Center:
mission of the Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services Center is to provide a
welcoming and informative environment where student veterans, service members
and dependents receive support for funding their education and adjusting to
student and civilian life.