Immediate: October 4, 2007
Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634
“Veterans in Transition”
Garden City, NY - Nassau Community College is proud to present the program “Veterans in Transition” on Thursday, November 1 at 10:00 a.m. in the College Center Building. This program will deal with issues that are faced by returning veterans.
Designed to be a resource for veterans and their families and friends, this informative workshop will cover such topics as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), stress, and other physical and mental challenges that confront today's veterans, as well as navigating through the maze of veteran's benefits. Among the participants are Bernard Finger, New York City Department of Veteran's Services; Glenn Liebman, Chief Executive Officer, New York State Mental Health Association; Waldemar Hernandez, United Spinal Association; Joe Sledge and Ann Vasquez, East Northport Veterans Hospital; and Profs. Mike Kowalski and Calvin Andrews, Counselors for Veterans, Nassau Community College.
“Veterans in Transition” is sponsored by the Liaison Committee for Students with Disabilities and the Access Club. It's free, open to the public and accessible to the disabled. For more information about this program, please call 516.572.7241.
About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 21,000 full- and part-time students and 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 60 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.