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Veterans Week 2020

UCSD Veterans Week is a campus-wide, awareness and appreciation campaign to recognize our veterans and celebrate their contributions to our campus and community. 

Veterans Day, which is on November 11th of every year, is a federal holiday to honor and express gratitude to our military veterans, acknowledge their sacrifices in defense of our country and freedoms, and recognize their contributions to our nation. It is an honor given to the living, which is different from Memorial Day in May, which honors the fallen (many people get these holidays confused).

UC San Diego will be celebrating November 2nd-7th, with several events hosted by various departments.

Follow us on social media Instagram and Facebook: @UCSDVeterans.

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Thank You Veterans

For Veterans Week 2020 the UC San Diego Student Veterans Resource Center and the campus community have come together to share messages of appreciation for our student veterans.

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Events

Student Veterans Organization ALL WEEK Events

Follow us on Instagram for more information.  https://www.instagram.com/ucsd_svo/

Hike For Suicide Awareness

Individuals can hike to the top of Mount Soledad National Veterans Memorial and post a picture to post and raise awareness for veteran suicide.

Veteran Achievements

Achievements and contributions of veterans in various fields. 

Monday 11/2/2020

Grad Programs Information Session for the Rady School of Management 

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Join us for a virtual information event to discuss the transition from military service to earning a graduate degree from the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego.
11:30am-12:30pm PST

 

 

 

Resiliency-Building Toolkit 

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Join us for a virtual workshop designed to help military-connected students develop new skills to navigate life’s obstacles and stresses. You'll learn strategies to improve your mindset and mood, increase mental sharpness, handle difficult emotions and relationships, and create a more positive relationship with yourself.
2:30pm-3:30pm PST

 

 

Tuesday 11/3/2020

Veterans Coffee Hour 

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Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and join the Muir College staff as we celebrate Veterans Appreciation Week. Meet other Muir veteran students and learn more about the Muir veteran community. Giveaways will be provided for the first ten attendees!

11am-12pm PST


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Hosted by Veterans Staff Association
In celebration of Veteran’s week, the UC San Diego Veterans Staff Association (VSA) Board invites you to you grab a coffee or tea and join us. We are looking forward to meeting you and hearing how VSA can support Student Veterans on campus and in the community
12pm-12:45pm PST

 

Corporate Board Student Mixer 

Rady-Student-Mixer.PNGHosted by Rady School of Management at UC San Diego
For Rady & UCSD Student Veterans to connect with members of the Rady
Veteran's Board - local leaders who have transitioned & support transitioning veterans & active duty military.  Meet with veterans from BD, Intuit, Booz Allen, Illumina, Qualcomm, Thermo Fisher, Petco and others!
5pm-6pm PST

 

 

Wednesday 11/4/2020

Bootcamp with Franco

Hosted by Fitlife
Get in shape “boot camp” style! Experience high-intensity, full-body workouts that target the major muscle groups of the upper & lower body, specifically designed to “make it rain” sweat! From circuit-style routines that jump-start cardio fitness, to creative muscle-toning exercises, each class brings its own unique challenges. No two classes are the same! Students will work to improve cardiovascular stamina, core strength, & flexibility.
This special Student Veteran Appreciation Bootcamp class will be led by one of Recreation's certified personal trainers, Franco Loza. Franzo served in the Marine Corps with assignments in Camp Pendleton, Okinawa, and a deployment to Iraq.
12pm-1pm PST

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Hosted by Warren College
Celebrate Veteran's week with Warren College by attending a film screening of Resurface, a documentary about veterans who support their mental health through surfing. After the 30 minute film, stick around for a short discussion about what we learned. We will be watching this film via Netflix Watch Party. A Netflix account is needed for participation. Warning: This documentary discusses sensitive topics including: PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, and suicide. Participant discretion is advised.
7pm-8pm PST

 

Thursday 11/5/2020

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Hosted by Veterans Staff Association
The Veterans Recognition Ceremony.  
11:30am PST

 

 

Bootcamp with Franco

Hosted by Fitlife
Get in shape “boot camp” style! Experience high-intensity, full-body workouts that target the major muscle groups of the upper & lower body, specifically designed to “make it rain” sweat! From circuit-style routines that jump-start cardio fitness, to creative muscle-toning exercises, each class brings its own unique challenges. No two classes are the same! Students will work to improve cardiovascular stamina, core strength, & flexibility.
This special Student Veteran Appreciation Bootcamp class will be led by one of Recreation's certified personal trainers, Franco Loza. Franzo served in the Marine Corps with assignments in Camp Pendleton, Okinawa, and a deployment to Iraq.
12pm-1pm PST


TRANSFERable Skills: Marketing Your Unique Experiences

Hosted by the Career Center and the Triton Transfer Hub.
In celebration of Veteran's Week, the Career Center and the Triton Transfer Hub are teaming up to showcase how your previous leadership, involvement and work experences can translate into your resume and interview skills. During this event, you will have the chance to reflect on your previous experiences, and practice how to write them in resume form, as well as dictate them in an interview.
1pm PST

Friday 11/6/2020

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Saturday 11/7/2020

Military-Connected Resources

Hosted by  Admissions
Webinar for prospective students on resources for military-connected students.
12pm-12:30pm PST

 

Veterans Week Zoom Backgrounds

Join us in celebrating Veterans Week with a zoom background. We also have zoom backgrounds for all military branches.

DOWNLOAD HERE

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Questions?

Contact the Student Veterans Resource Center for more information.

Email the SVRC