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Nova Southeastern University to Host Mobile Fort Lauderdale Veterans Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



Mobile Vet Center PhotoFORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.
– Once again Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to host the mobile Fort Lauderdale Vet Center. This Veteran Outreach/Information event will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 4 in front of NSU’s Don Taft University Center, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale (in the “Shark Fountain Circle.”)

The customized motorized vehicle, closely resembling an RV, is equipped with confidential counseling space and a state-of-the-art communication package. Veterans can receive counseling for post-traumatic stress issues, marriage and family counseling and information on VA benefits information. Veterans and their family members are invited stop by and receive information on Vet Center services.  Staff will be available to discuss readjustment and transitional needs and to help connect veterans to VA and community resources.

In addition to Vet Center services, the Broward County Veterans Services Office will be available to assist with claims and Career Source Broward will be there to assist with employment.  All services are there to answer questions and assist veterans in making a positive readjustment from military to civilian life.

Veterans are highly encouraged to bring a copy of their DD214 (discharge paperwork) to assist in determining eligibility for services Veterans in the South Florida community or family members of a veteran, who are interested and would like more information, are encouraged to contact Angela Yehl at 954-262-8299 or e-mail (yehl@nova.edu).

 

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About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. A private, not-for-profit institution, NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a presence online globally. For more than 50 years, NSU has been awarding degrees in a wide range of fields, while fostering groundbreaking research and an impactful commitment to community. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is 1 of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. Please visit www.nova.edu for more information about NSU and realizingpotential.nova.edu for more information on the largest fundraising campaign in NSU history.

 

September 30, 2016

 

Joe Donzelli | Office of Public Affairs
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