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SHSU Receives ‘Military-Friendly’ School Designation

April 6, 2022
SHSU Media Contact: Emily Binetti

SHSU student graduates Sam Houston State University has a long history of supporting those in uniform, and has earned a strong reputation for being a military friendly campus, including receiving nationwide attention as one of the top schools for veterans.

SHSU recently received a “military friendly” bronze award designation from Military Friendly®.

Institutions earning the Military Friendly® Schools Top Awards were evaluated using public data sources and responses. Over 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey, 665 schools earned awards level designations in gold, silver and bronze.

“This is our first time receiving this specific distinction,” said Fernando Chavez, director of SHSU’s Veterans Resource Center. “SHSU is proud to support approximately 515 current student veterans and active-duty military who serve and have served in the military.”

The university has programs and people in place to help veterans pursue their career goals. The SHSU Veterans Resource Center is dedicated to assisting veterans and dependents of veterans with the transition into university life.

Additionally, veteran students receive support from VetSuccess on Campus, a collaboration between SHSU, the VA and Vet Center personnel in order to better serve the men and women who have honorably served our country.

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