P.T.S.D. Panel – Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Join us for a panel on combat related and sexual assault trauma. This event aims to bring awareness, understanding, and resources for people who suffer from trauma and help family members and friends relate to the experience of their loved ones.

You will witness personal accounts of trauma, learn about the science of trauma and available resources, and learn how you can recognize and support your friends and family members who may have experienced traumatic events.

Date: Monday, April 20, 2015
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Place: University of Oregon Campus, EMU Gumwood Room (2nd floor, next to the Ballroom)

Speakers include:
Student Veterans, Survivor of Sexual Violence
Michele Prism with the Women’s Center
Counseling Center Representatives
Kevin Wiles with Veterans Affairs
Jeff Larson with the Accessible Education Center
Dr. Holly Arrow, Professor of Psychology, Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences

This event is organized by the Veterans and Family Student Association (VFSA) with support by the Women’s Center and financial support from the ASUO Senate.

Refreshments will be provided.

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Froyo Fundraiser – Win a Prize and Support UO Student Veterans

Get some frozen yogurt at Yogurt Extreme and help raise money for UO Student Veterans.

Simply design a patriotic fro yo dish and submit your design to our Facebook page (message us or post it to our timeline).

You could win one of our Yogurt Extreme Gift Certificate.
Date: Thursday night, March 12, 2015
Time: 7 pm – 12 pm
Place: Yogurt Extreme, 879 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR

Important: Must bring this flyer (click here) to Yogurt Extreme, and the VFSA will receive 25% of all proceeds.
FB link: www.facebook.com/UOVeteranCommunity

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Pat Tillman Scholarship Application Workshop

Join us for help on getting your Tillman Scholarship Application ready.
Fellow Student Veteran Jason is offering a workshop from 11am to 12 pm in the Student Center.

Bring your questions and get some help in applying for this prestigious scholarship.

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 11 am – 12 pm
Place: UO Student Veteran Center

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Get Veteran Advising support

Looking for help in planning out your degree? Want to plan out next term or even the next academic year?

You are in luck. Meet a fellow vet for advising at the Veteran Center every Tues & Thur 10-12 (offered via UO Career Center).

Bring your questions, and get help on navigating the UO degree requirements.

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Join us for a Dodgeball Event, January 23

DodgeballJoin us for the first ever Dog Tags to Ducks Dodgeball event this Friday. We will meet at the UO Student Veterans Center at 4:30 PM and socialize with free pizza and soda.
From 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, we will play a dodge ball game downstairs.

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015
Time: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Place: Meet at the Vet Center, play at Mac Court

You are welcome to come by and participate or just socialize. Bring a friend and let’s have some fun!

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FAFSA Workshop

Fafsa FrenzyConfused about how to fill out the FAFSA? We can help!

Join Katrina Schmidt from Financial Aid this Wednesday, Jan 14, from 11 am to 2 pm for a workshop in the vet center.

Let’s get that FAFSA done together.

Date: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Place: Student Veteran Center, EMU South

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Welcome to Winter Term!

A delayed Welcome to Winter Term, Veteran Community. We hope the holidays were calm and gave us all a great break from classes. Stop by the center to grab a cup of coffee on your way to classes or get some homework done.

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Send Tim (TJ) Wynn off with a Bang

TJ Buh-byeHelp us raise a glass to Tim as he prepares to return to his home state and take classes online.

We’ll meet at 5:45pm at Wild Duck and will honor him by watching our Ducks battle Arizona for the Pac-12 Championship Game.

Date: Friday, December 5, 2014
Time: 5:45 pm
Place: Wild Duck Cafe, 1419 Villard St, Eugene, Oregon 97403 (across from Matt Knight Arena)
What to bring:
 Buy-Tim-A-Beer-Money

Hope to see you there!

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Military Appreciation weekend at Oregon Athletic events

Looking for some fun before Finals? You are in luck.

It’s Military Appreciation weekend at Oregon Athletic events this weekend at Matthew Knight Arena surrounding Pearl Harbor Day. Get a free or discounted ticket to one of these Basketball events:

12/6 @ 1900 Oregon Women’s Basketball vs. Navy, FREE with Military ID (Show at Ticket Window)
12/7 @ 1300 Oregon Men’s Basketball vs. Ole Miss, Discounted $10 ticket, follow this link: http://bit.ly/1HVEH8K

They will also be collecting Toys for Tots at each of these events.

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Papa’s Pizza Fundraiser – Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Please join us for this term’s big fundraising event.

With the flyer, 50% of your proceeds will be donated back to the VFSA. Flyers have to be printed. You can follow this link to print the flyer. You may also pick up a flyer from the Veteran Center at the EMU South.

We will also get together at 6pm that day to eat some pizza as a group.

Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Place: Papa’s Pizza, 1577 Coburg Rd, Eugene, Oregon 97401
Time: All Day Event, Pizza Social at 6 pm

Thank you for helping us raise funds for the UO student veterans.

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