Episode 32: Military & Veteran Services
Wake Tech serves thousands of veterans and their families each year with special programs and resources uniquely designed to support and enhance the educational experience of student veterans and eligible dependents by assisting with the transition into higher education to achieve their career goals.
Dr. Scott Ralls welcomes Wake Tech Associate Vice President for Military & Veterans and Special Programs Scarlet Edwards to discuss the role of Military & Veteran Services at the college. You also meet Nick Drake, North Carolina State University's director of Military and Veteran Services Division of Academic and Student Affairs. Nick shares more information about a unique partnership between Wake Tech and N.C. State to collectively support veterans and their dependents in Wake County.
At Wake Tech, the mission of the Military & Veterans Services Department is to support and enhance the educational experience of student veterans and eligible dependents by assisting with the transition into higher education to achieve their career goals. Staff members are committed to providing veterans with the highest-quality academic support services by assisting with VA Education Benefits, facilitating the transition into college life and providing support for their ongoing academic success.
Scarlet Edwards is associate vice president for Military & Veterans and Special Programs at Wake Tech.
Nick Drake is director of Academic and Student Affairs' Military & Veteran Services Division at North Carolina State University.