Thank veterans by letting your voice be heard

A Message from Anthony Hassan, Director of the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families

Since 9/11, more than 2.6 million service members have been deployed overseas, but the U.S. Armed Forces have been defending and exemplifying American values for even longer.

In less than two weeks, Americans will have a chance to truly thank the sacrifices service members and veterans have made to protect our freedoms by taking part in one of America’s most-cherished rights—the right to vote.

Across the nation, elections will be held for multiple seats, including within the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Here in […]

By |October 22nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Gift puts veterans front and center

by Maya Meinert

As a young man in the 1960s, Dwight Tate, MSW ’77, saw the devastating effects of the Vietnam War on its veterans.

“I’ve come to realize and understand that the biggest mistake we as a society made was turning our back on veterans. We had every right to condemn the war itself but not the warriors,” he said. “I don’t want us to make the same mistake again.”

To ensure veterans are served as well as they possibly can be, Tate and his wife, Kathy Wright, have made a gift of $600,000 to establish the Dwight Tate Endowment Fund to […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Giving|0 Comments