February-March 2017

Photo Stories

Veterans Resource Center

FDU’s recently completed Veterans Resource Center was officially opened with a Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at its location in Dickinson Hall, Metropolitan Campus, see “New Dedicated Space for Veterans Moves Program Forward” http://view2.fdu.edu/fdu-whats-new/feature-stories/2016-2017/02/new-dedicated-space-for-veterans-moves-program-forward/ and “Veterans News and Updates” http://view2.fdu.edu/publications/inside-fdu-newsletter/2016-2017/november-december/veterans/.

President Christopher Capuano was joined by the Office of Veterans Services staff, distinguished guests, veterans and the FDU community at the event, which was followed by an open house.

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Left photo: At the Ribbon-cutting Ceremony of the Veterans Resource Center, President Christopher Capuano, left, cuts the ceremonial ribbon assisted by veteran Mariano Cappelan, right, alumnus, BA’16 (Metro), and MBA student.
Center photos: Speakers at the Ribbon-cutting Ceremony were, clockwise from top left, Congressman Josh Gottheimer; Jeffrey Dunn, director of veterans services for operations (Metro); Martha Garcia, director of veterans services for outreach (Metro); Emma Corrado, constituent advocate for U.S. Senator Cory Booker; James Tedesco III, Bergen County executive; and John Myles, president, FDU Student Veterans Association.
Right photo: Dunn holds up a vintage photo of veterans who studied at FDU under the GI Bill in 1945.


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