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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
University of Toledo is reaching out to veterans and making itself more
currently has 2,500-3,000 students considered non-traditional.
adult populations are very valuable," said Dr. Corey Stine, interim director of
adult transfer and military admission. "We need learners that can meet the jobs
of tomorrow. Adults want to go back to school, they just don't know how and it's
a really good situation where we can get a win-win."
make up a large part of UT's non-traditional student population. The transition
from life in the military to higher education is something the university can
help with. Online classes can be taken by service men and women while they're
overseas, and there are programs and scholarships available.
is part of the challenge that they face when they come back from a military
service to the civilian life," explained Lt. Haraz Ghanbari, UT's military
liaison. "Here in the Military Service Center, what we do is we work with them
on finding the best course of action so they have the best chance to succeed in
their education endeavors."
has been named a ‘military-friendly university' four years in a row. Helping
vets when they come home from serving is a top priority for the school.
setup for veterans, our commitment to veterans, our university president is a
former marine," Lt. Ghanbari said. "We have a lot of folks across this campus
that really value the experience that men and women that have served this
country bring back when they enter the classroom.