Nov. 5-9 has been designated 'Military and Veterans Appreciation Week.'
University President Geraldine M. Jones (seated) signs a proclamation designating Nov. 5-9 ‘Military and Veterans Appreciation Week’ at Cal U. Highlight of the week is the 45th annual Veterans Day dinner, set for Nov. 8, with guest speaker Jared Lyon, president and CEO of Student Veterans of America. Looking on as the proclamation is signed are (from left) Dr. Kristen Majocha, a U.S. Navy veteran and dean of the College of Liberal Arts; U.S. Army veteran Whitney Ptak, a senior in Cal U’s criminal justice program and an ROTC cadet; and Robert Prah, director of the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs. The proclamation states that Cal U ‘is committed to providing services and support to members of our military family’ and notes that the week is ‘a symbolic way to honor, recognize and support the service and sacrifice of current, former and fallen members’ of the Cal U community.