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Dental students offer free services for veterans

Senior dental hygiene major Mackenzie Roll performs a check-up on veteran Michah Bahr. Bahr served in the U.S. Navy from 2004-2012 and gets his dental service for free from the USI Dental Hygiene Clinic. He said the program is “pretty cool” and he likes to help the dental students get real life experience when he comes in for his cleaning.

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

The USI Dental Hygiene Clinic will be providing free dental cleaning, fluoride, and x-rays to military veterans on Feb. 24-28. The dental clinic is working with USI’s Veteran, Military, and Family Resource Center to provide special appointments for local veterans.    Appointments are now being scheduled and r...

USI Honors Military Veterans

USI Honors Military Veterans

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

USI’s Veteran, Military and Family Resource Center will be honoring veterans with a series of events from Jan. 22 to the 29th. The university is hosting “Remembering Our Fallen”, a war memorial that is a nationally touring photo-display honoring those who died from wounds suffered in a war zone s...

Events on campus ease veterans’ transition to college

Rachel Christian

February 3, 2014

Joel Matherly doesn't think veterans at USI are getting all the help and resources available to them. He would know - Matherly, a USI alumnus who now works in the Veterans' Support Services Office, was once a student vet himself. “Student veterans are non-traditional students,” he said. “A lot...

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