GCC Again Recognized as Military Friendly School®
Glendale Community College is again on Victory Media’s Military Friendly Schools list, which honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to ensure the higher education success of America’s military service members, veterans and their families.
The Veteran Services Center provides veterans and their family members assistance including applying for benefits, financial aid, counseling and advising as well as resources in health care, employment counseling, training and family support. Additional connections include partnerships with veterans’ groups and community-based service organizations to provide benefits; vocational rehabilitation; life insurance; PTSD and TBI assistance; suicide prevention; reintegration counseling and vocational training.
The VSC offers, at no cost, use of computers including privacy screen technology and a lounge where individuals and families with children can relax while seeking assistance. Also, the Arizona VFW donated computer systems so that friends and families of those serving overseas can gather for private, one-on-one Skype video/audio communications.
The 1,868 colleges, universities and trade schools on this year’s Military Friendly Schools® list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience. These schools are making the grade by offering scholarships and discounts, veterans clubs, full-time staff, military credit and other services to those who served. Now in its fifth year, the 2014 list of Military Friendly Schools® was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 10,000 schools nationwide approved for VA tuition funding. Militaryfriendlyschools.com, features the list, interactive tools and search functionality to assist military veterans with their education decisions.
Visit the GCC Veteran Services Center to learn why we are recognized for service to veteran students, their families and dependents.