November 17, 2021
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SVA Tailgate This Weekend

The SVA Annual Military Appreciation Game Tailgate is back. The tailgate is this Saturday, November 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with the game set to start at Noon. SVA will be located on the West Lawn of the Tate Student Center.  View map here. This is the long stretch of grass on the third floor in front of the atrium.  The SVA will be the only tents in that area. Chick-Fil-A finger foods and some drinks will be provided while supplies last. You are encouraged to bring your own chairs and personal drinks. Please contact SVA President Caleb Ray with questions.

December Graduation - Honor Cords

If you are graduating this December and still need your Red, White and Blue Honor Cord, please email us here by Wednesday December 1.  This will allow time for us to prepare the appropriate letters and package your Honor Cord for the occasion.  Information for Spring 2022 Honor Cords will be sent after the first of the year.

Fall 2021 Scholarship Recap

The SVRC awarded 65 scholarships totaling $48,000 dollars this semester.  This was the largest amount of scholarship applications by student veterans to date.  Donors and university officials presented the awards/scholarships on Tuesday November 9 at the Veterans Week Reception in the Grand Hall of the Tate Center.  Watch in early January for the Spring 2022 Scholarship application in this newsletter.

Thank You - Veterans Day Flag Placement

Thank you tor those student veterans who helped the Student Veterans Association (SVA) place almost 700 American flags at the UGA Memorial Garden adjacent to the Miller Learning Center in honor of Georgia's 700,000 living veterans.

Internships Available for Spring 2022

Koch/Georgia Pacific is still actively recruiting interns, co-ops, and full-time roles for Accounting, Finance, Environmental Health & Safety, Supply Chain, and more.  Check out how to kick start your career at Koch Industries today, click here for more information.
Writing Center Research Participant Request

Kensie Poor, third-year UGA PhD student, seeks student veterans to participate in a research study.  Kensie works in the Writing Center at the University of Georgia and would like to invite any student veterans at UGA to participate in her preliminary research study through a brief Zoom interview. Kensie’s goal is to better understand student veterans' experiences with writing, whether in writing centers or the classroom. The interview should take approximately 30 minutes.
Any interested students can contact Kensie directly at this email,, to schedule a convenient time to meet via Zoom. Each interview should only take about 30 minutes.
New VA Monthly Verification Requirement

As you have seen in emails and newsletters from the VA, the Department of Veterans Affairs  is implementing a monthly enrollment verification requirement for Post-9/11 GI Bill® Students. Students must verify their enrollment at the end of each month and those who fail to verify their enrollment for two consecutive months will have their Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) and kicker payments put on hold.
To prepare for the Enrollment Verification process visit the link here.
Send feedback, questions, concerns, or ideas to:

SVRC Director: Jon Segars
SVRC Assistant Director: Mandy Levi
SVA President: Caleb Ray

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