The Marywood University Student Veteran Alliance (SVA) has been named an official chapter of the Student Veterans of America.
Mission Statement: Marywood University's Student Veteran Alliance is the embodiment of Marywood University’s academic mission and core values. MWU SVA will promote leadership, development and good citizenship for students at Marywood University. Through outreach and service the club will enhance the Marywood community and enrich the lives of military service members, veterans, and their families, both on campus and in the community. MWU SVA will give veterans and their families a place to network with one another, share resources, as well as their experiences while serving in the US Military. Student Veteran Alliance will be a unique club on Marywood’s campus, since it will help foster community service, honor, and education; while empowering veterans to actively transition from military service to civilian life.
The SVA has six main goals.
For Information on how to join the Marywood University Student Veteran Alliance please email us at: SVA@m.marywood.edu
3rd year Clinical Psychology doctoral student
Sarah has been selected for the Army Health Professions Scholarship Program. She was commissioned by 2LT Rodney Merkley, the president of the Student Veterans Alliance for Marywood University. It is her personal mission to provide services to those who need it. Sarah hopes to carry out this mission by working with military personnel, veterans, and their families who have sacrificed so much for our freedom.
Cadets are selected as Distinguished Military Students by their Professor of Military Science based on the following criteria:
Regarded by many Soldiers as the toughest military school to endure, Combat Diver Qualification Course is a 7 week course run by C Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School. Only 1% of the US Army are awarded the Combat Diver title. The overall mission of the course is to train combat diver candidates multiple ways of infiltration by use of a waterborne environment.
On Saturday, May 26 at 1:30p.m. Marywood University was invited to attend the Royal Warrior Battalion Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony. The University of Scranton ROTC program commissioned 18 new Second Leiutenants into the United States Army, U.S. Army Reserve and Army National Guard.
Three Cadets from Marywood University were commissioned:
Andrew Wycheck - Active Duty: Infantry;
Natasha Rivera - Active Duty: Ordance Corps;
Ben Slechta - Active Duty: Ordance Corps
A fourth Marywood University Cadet was commissioned at the King's College ceremony on May 19th:
Jeremy Liggitt - Army National Guard: Infantry
Congratulations on this honorable achievement!
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