Gwinnett Tech announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse. Now in its seventh year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.
Institutions competed for the elite Military Friendly® School title by completing a survey of over 100 questions covering ten categories, including military support on campus, graduation and employment outcomes, and military spouse policies. The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top colleges and universities community colleges in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.
“We are so pleased to be included for another year as part of the Military Friendly® Schools list, said Gwinnett Tech Coordinator for Veterans Affairs Lorri Chin-Shue. “Our commitment and outreach to military veterans is a priority for us at Gwinnett Technical College.”
“Post-secondary institutions earning the 2016 Military Friendly® School award have exceptionally strong programs for transitioning service members and spouses,” said Daniel Nichols, Chief Product Officer of Victory Media and Navy Reserve veteran. “Our Military Friendly® Schools are truly aligning their military programs and services with employers to help students translate military experience, skills and training into successful careers after graduation.”
For more information about Gwinnett Technical College’s commitment to attracting and supporting military students, visit www.gwinnetttech.edu/veteransaffairs/.
Gwinnett Tech will be showcased along with other 2016 Military Friendly® Schools in the annual Guide to Military Friendly® Schools, special education issues of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse Magazine, and on MilitaryFriendly.com.
Gwinnett Technical College offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate program options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
November 11, 2015