Expanded Student Veteran Resource Center Opens in Dickinson Hall

February 10, 2014
  • Dickinson Hall, longtime of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Air Force ROTC program, is also the new home of the expanded UMass Student Veteran Resource Center.
  • This sign inside the Student Veteran Recourse Center in Dickinson Hall reminds all of their academic setting.
  • David Vacchi, graduate assistant at the UMass Student Veteran Resource Center, is shown at a workstation in the center’s expanded space in Dickinson Hall.
  • From left: Matthew Bachman, graduate assistant at the UMass Student Veteran Resource Center, listens while Evyenia Sidereas, the State Department’s diplomat in residence for New England, speaks with student veterans Jeff Kristek and Gerardo “Jerry” Reyes. Sidereas was visiting the center in Dickinson Hall on Jan. 30 to explain internships and other employment opportunities offered by the State Department.
  • Shown at the new UMass Student Veteran Resource Center are, from left, David Vacchi and Matthew Bachman, graduate assistants, and Kelly Gray, assistant dean of students.

    Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the center provides a welcoming place for student veterans and active members of the military to gather, study, network, learn and participate in a variety of special programs.

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