|Curtis Rodgers - Dean, Enrollment Management, School of General Studies, Columbia University|
Veterans have served their country well and are now ready to move on. Columbia University School of General Studies aggressively recruits veterans to do just that. The broad-based student veteran population is older and experienced and there is interest by the work force in corporate America in attracting these individuals. Columbia has a "robust career center for education that assists in resume preparation and contacting employers," says Curtis Rodgers, recruiter for Columbia. Some people don't realize that the G.I. Bill that started with World War II still exists today. Learn more about how this top-notch Ivy League University works with it's veteran population on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Veterans, Education, Second Chance
|Army Brigadier General Anthony J. Tata - Author, SUDDEN THREAT|
We are being asked to sacrifice, to contribute to our country's well-being. Brigadier General Anthony Tata, Commander of the 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan, is not only sacrificing but he is contributing royalties from his book, SUDDEN THREAT, to the USO Wounded Warrioirs Program. The General wrote his book on terror and was from the battleground. Log on to Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West for the whole story. When you buy the book, you get a good read and contribute to Wounded Warriors.
Themes: Veterans, Philanthropy
|John R. Campbell - Founder and CEO, MyVetwork|
John Campbell, two time Purple Heart recipient in the Marines, has founded MyVetwork.com, a non-profit social network for families of the U.S. Military. This network connects families for support. Familes don't live on bases as in other conflicts. This social network creates a community. Listen to Campbell on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Networking, Veterans
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As the title of the show, "Getting your Money's Worth" implies, the show concerns itself with gaining value as a consumer of education, health services or, indeed, as a tax payer. Everyday consumer spending will be included. The dialogue may not present solutions, but certainly will present alternatives in an entertaining and colorful way with experts in their respective fields.
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