The Council of College and Military Educators
has named SUNY Empire State
College this year’s recipient of its annual
The award is presented to an organization
in recognition of its significant contributions to
the cause of military education and its direct involvement with voluntary off-duty education
to the armed forces. The college’s Office of
Veteran and Military Education accepted the
award at the recent CCME annual symposium.
The Office of Veteran and Military Education at Empire State College was established to serve students who are veterans or active military service members, and their families, with assistance ranging from course selection to information about housing and financing their education. Approximately 2,000 military students currently are served by OVME.
The college was nominated by James D. McDonough, a retired U.S. Army colonel, who is currently a senior fellow for veterans’ affairs for the New York State Health Foundation.