Veteran Services from the Registrar’s Office hosted the first-ever VA Extravaganza at UCF on November 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Congresswoman Suzanne Kosmas, who represents the 24th district, presented closing remarks thanking all veterans for their dedication and service. She gave a special thanks to Jason Curtis, who was one of many veterans who was extended overseas.
Over 45 participants set up table displays including SDES offices such as the Counseling Center, Transfer and Transition Services, Student Disability Services, and Regional Campuses Student Services at Cocoa. Community involvement included Veterans of Foreign Wars, Orange and Seminole County Veteran Services Officers, Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) coordinator from the VA Medical Clinic, VetJobs and many others.
The VA Extravaganza event was organized by Assistant University Registrar Jim Middlekauff who is responsible for Veteran Services at UCF. “This is the first of many more to come, which will be bigger and better each year,” said Middlekauff.
Veteran Services and Registrar’s Office are in the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services.