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Press Release January 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT ANNOUNCES 12 LOCATIONS FOR 2016 ACADEMIC BOOTCAMPS

 The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) today announced the 12 major U.S. universities that will host its 2016 academic boot camps for enlisted veterans. These programs, held during the summer, help facilitate enlisted veterans’ transition from the military to college.

JAN 19, 2016

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Press Release February 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

YOUNG MARINE VETERAN SAYS WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROGRAM CHANGED HER LIFE


 "I tell people — even though it sounds cheesy — it changed my life. It really did," said Sarah Serrano, who participated in the weeklong  Warrior-Scholar program last summer at the University of Southern California.

FEB 6, 2016

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Press Release March 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT AWARDED $200,000 BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES


The National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) has awarded the  Warrior-Scholar Project  (WSP) $200,000 in two grants to bring perspective and context to the experience of war through discussions in its boot camps at twelve top-tier universities across the nation.

MAR 24, 2016

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NBC LOS ANGELES

GEN. DAVID PETRAEUS, DISTINGUISHED ACADEMICS FORM BOARD OF ACADEMIC ADVISORS FOR THE WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT


 The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) today announced the creation of a new Board of Academic Advisors, including General (Ret) David Petraeus, which will provide expert oversight for WSP’s work creating and delivering high-quality academic boot camps for enlisted veterans and transitioning service members on the campuses of 12 major U.S. universities.  

FEB 17, 2016

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USA TODAY

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOTCAMPS HELP VETERANS IN THE CLASSROOM


The  Warrior-Scholar boot camp, hosted at campuses nationwide, is run by a team of student veterans, and taught by university professors and graduate students. The academic courses have a liberal arts focus…but also address the transition experience itself, and include subjects like time management and tips for getting to know professors.

JAN 29, 2016

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ESPN

REISING HELPS THOSE WHO SERVE THEIR COUNTRY

Jesse Reising’s post-football career was shattered by injury while playing in his final game at Yale. Instead of giving up on his dream, Reising developed the Warrior-Scholar Project, a landmark program for returning veterans to prepare for college.

NOV 20, 2015

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DAILY TROJAN

PROGRAM HELPS VETERANS ADAPT TO LIFE AT COLLEGE


Partnering with 11 top-tier colleges such as Yale and Vassar College, the Warrior-Scholar Project was established as a skill bridge between enlisted service to college. Even though the government provides monetary support for veterans in the G.I. Bill, it is not clear how many of them graduate from college. The Warrior-Scholar Project recognizes that receiving a degree requires not only the opportunity, but also  the ability to adjust to academia.

MAR 28, 2016

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Press Release April 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT EXTENDS APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR ACADEMIC BOOT CAMPS


The Warrior-Scholar Project  (WSP) today announced that it has extended the application deadline for its 2016 academic boot camps until May 15, 2016.

APR 7, 2016

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SOONER MAGAZINE

THE WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT BUILDS A BRIDGE BETWEEN MILITARY SERVICE AND HIGHER EDUCATION


The Warrior-Scholar Project  (WSP) strives to mesh the strengths of military experience with those of leading universities and focuses on building strategic skills in analytical reading and college-level writing, alongside tactical skills in such areas as note-taking, test preparation and time management.

APR 2016

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Press Release May 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

MILITARY VETERANS TO ATTEND ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP AT UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN


The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) is hosting an intensive weeklong academic boot camp at University of Michigan beginning May 21, 2016.

MAY19, 2016

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US VETERANS MAGAZINE

CORNELL CHRONICLE

US NEWS

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

Press Release May 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

ARE YOU READY FOR COLLEGE BOOT CAMP?


Are you ready for a “boot camp” that will prepare you to go from the military to college? Twelve major U.S. universities will host the Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) 2016 academic boot camps for enlisted veterans. These programs, held during the summer, help facilitate enlisted veterans’ transition from the military to college.

MAY 2016

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VETERANS ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP RETURNS TO CORNELL

WSP is an intensive, one-week “boot camp” orientation to academic life. Originating at Yale University in 2012, WSP is offered at 12 universities. It debuted at Cornell last summer and will be held this summer, beginning July 23.

MAY19, 2016

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VETERANS ENLIST IN STEM - BUT STRUGGLE TO STAY


The Warrior-Scholar Program puts veterans through one- or two-week academic boot camps, where they spend 15-hour days immersed in academic life. The goals are to build their skillsets as students and boost their confidence.

MAY 20, 2016

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ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP FOR VETS TAKES PLACE AT GEORGETOWN NEXT WEEK

A weeklong program designed to help prepare enlisted military veterans for the transition to four-year colleges will take place at Georgetown next week.

Hosted by the Warrior Scholar Project (WSP), the May 28-June 5 “academic boot camp” is focused on helping veterans develop and rediscover the skills and confidence necessary to successfully complete four-year undergraduate degrees.

MAY 24, 2016

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MILITARY VETERANS TO ATTEND ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY


The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) is hosting an intensive weeklong academic boot camp at Georgetown University beginning May 28, 2016.

MAY 25, 2016

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MICHIGAN DAILY

UNC NEWS

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROGRAM PREPARES VETERANS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION


For the third summer since 2014, the University of Michigan hosted the Warrior-Scholar Project, a week-long summer program that provides veterans with assistance during the transition from military life to higher education.

MAY 29, 2016

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MILITARY VETERANS TO ATTEND ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP AT UNC CHAPEL HILL


WSP attendees are enlisted veterans and transitioning service members who are enrolled or planning to enroll in or transfer into a four-year undergraduate program. The program, which is conducted at 11 top national universities including Carolina, is designed to help military veterans develop or rediscover the skills and confidence necessary to successfully complete higher education opportunities.

MAY 31, 2016

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Press Release June 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

MILITARY VETERANS TO ATTEND ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP AT UNC CHAPEL HILL


The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) is hosting an intensive weeklong academic boot camp at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) from June 4-12.  

JUN 1, 2016

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Press Release June 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

MILITARY VETERANS TO ATTEND ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP AT YALE UNIVERSITY


The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) is hosting an intensive weeklong academic boot camp at the University of North Carolina at Yale University beginning June 4, 2016.

JUN 1, 2016

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NBC NEWS 4

HELPING VETERANS ADJUST TO COLLEGE


It’s described as an academic boot camp for veterans. It teaches them how to transition from the battlefield to college. The intense one week course takes place at Georgetown University and 11 other top schools around the country.

JUN 3, 2016

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UNC NEWS

MILITARY VETERANS ATTENDING WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT BOOT CAMP AT UNC CHAPEL HILL


For the second year in a row, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is participating in the Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP), which is designed to help enlisted servicemen and women transition from the military to four-year higher education opportunities. WSP is hosting its one-week academic boot camp at Carolina from Sunday, June 5, through Saturday, June 11

JUN 6, 2016

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UNC NEWS

DAILY TAR HEEL

BOOT CAMP HELPS VETERANS HEAD BACK TO SCHOOL


This summer, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill participated again in the Warrior-Scholar Project — a program designed to help military veterans transition from the service and head back to school.

JUN 9, 2016

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WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT HELPS VETERANS TRANSITION TO STUDENT LIFE


For many veterans, navigating the battlefields is easy but returning to civilian life can be challenging. The Warrior-Scholar Project is a non-profit that holds weeklong academic boot camps at universities for veterans returning to school.

JUN, 2016

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THE NEWS & OBSERVER

UNC PARTICIPATES IN WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT


Transitioning into college can be a difficult task, he told the 20 students facing the challenge after four or more years of military service.

This was UNC’s second year hosting the Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP), a nonprofit that provides immersive week- or two-week long workshops free of charge to enlisted veterans.




JUN 12, 2016

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CHAPELBORO

VETERANS PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP


It’s boot camp, but it’s a far ring from Parris Island. 20 military veterans spent last week participating in the Warrior Scholar Project at UNC to help them prepare for college life.

The event ran from June 5 to Saturday June 10. The veterans that attended are preparing to transfer or enroll into 4 year undergraduate programs.




JUN 13, 2016

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THREE VETERANS GROUPS PARTNER TO HELP VETERANS FIND SUCCESS IN COLLEGES AND CAREERS


Three of the nation’s top organizations dedicated to connecting veterans of America’s armed forces to higher education and employment opportunities—Warrior-Scholar Project, Service to School and Four Block Foundation—have formed a strategic partnership to help veterans successfully navigate their academic and professional careers.




JUN 21, 2016

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Press Release June 2016

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PRESS RELEASE

LA TIMES

USC HOSTS BOOT CAMP FOR MILITARY VETERANS AIMED AT EASING CULTURE SHOCK OF COLLEGE LIFE


At USC, the Warrior-Scholar Project aims to help veterans hone academic and social skills that may be lacking or forgotten, dissuading many from considering a top-tier school.




JUL 31, 2016

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OU DAILY

ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP FOR VETS IN SECOND YEAR AT OU


The transition from bulkheads and barracks to lecture halls and libraries can be difficult for military veterans; it is one that many won't accomplish.

The Warrior-Scholar Project aims to improve the odds of college success for veterans, many of whom have never set foot on a college campus or seen the inside of a classroom since high school.




JUL 29, 2016

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CORNELL CHRONICLE

CORNELL SUN

KFI AM 640

KriS Ankarlo reports on Warrior Scholar Project




USC NEWS

RAWLINGS ENGAGES VETERANS THROUGH ANCIENT TEXTS ON WAR


“President Rawlings was awesome,” said Joseph Martinez, who served in the Second Ranger Battalion in the U.S. Army and is currently enrolled in a community college. “He explained the texts eloquently but made it easy to understand them. You can tell he loves being in the classroom.”




AUG 1, 2016

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CORNELL WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT AIMS TO EQUIP INCOMING STUDENT VETERANS


While many Cornellians were enjoying their last few weeks free from classes and prelims, 15 incoming students, all military veterans, participated in a weeklong academic boot camp on campus, hosted by the Warrior-Scholar Project.




AUG 3, 2016

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WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PREPARES VETERANS FOR RIGOR OF LIFE AT TOP UNIVERSITIES


The 15 men and women, ages 22 to 39, were at USC last week for a weeklong boot camp intended to introduce them to four-year universities.

“As much as these young men and women would benefit from attending USC, I think the rest of the USC community would benefit from having them here,” Schnur said. “I couldn’t hope to provide the same kind of perspective on the issue that they did.”




AUG 3, 2016

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UCHICAGO NEWS

ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP HELPS SOLDIERS TRANSITION INTO STUDENTS


Of the more than 200,000 Americans who leave the military each year, many say they want to pursue an undergraduate education but lack the preparation or confidence to do so. To help veterans and military personnel transition into the academic world, the University of Chicago is participating in the Warrior-Scholar Project for the second year in a row




AUG 5, 2016

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UA NEWS

ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP PREPARES MILITARY VETS FOR COLLEGE LIFE


To prepare post-9/11 veterans to the demands of an academic environment, the Warrior-Scholar Project was launched, and the University of Arizona is this week hosting more than a dozen veterans in an immersive, academic boot camp.

Earlier this year, the Warrior-Scholar Project named the UA and others, including Georgetown University, Harvard University and Yale University, as host sites for such boot camps nationwide.




AUG 8, 2016

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ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROGRAM HELPS VETS BECOME UA STUDENTS


Cody Nicholls, an assistant dean of students and an Iraq War veteran, said the program is important for students who have operated in the highly regimented, bureaucratic world of the military.

“Colleges and universities are another massive bureaucracy that functions entirely different,” Nicholls said. “So to have any exposure to better understand higher education we believe is a tremendous asset.




AUG 10, 2016

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KGUN 9

U OF A HOSTS ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP AIMED TO HELP MILITARY VETERANS SUCCEED IN COLLEGE


Warrior-Scholar Project is offered all over the country and now it is in our own backyard at University of Arizona.


The free project is an intense college preparatory program for military veterans to transition out of active duty service and back into society.




AUG 12, 2016

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TUSCON NEWS NOW

VETERANS ATTEND UA BOOT CAMP


Tuscon News Now presents a segment on the Warrior-Scholar Project academic boot camp taking place at the University of Arizona.


These boot camps are intense college preparatory programs targeted at military veterans intending to continue with higher education.





AUG, 2016

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KJZZ

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA HOSTS WARRIOR-SCHOLAR BOOT CAMP


The University of Arizona this month hosted military veterans, as part of the national Warrior-Scholar Project.


It’s described as a college-prep academic boot camp for enlisted military vets who want to go back to college. The group partners with 12 universities across the country, including U of A.





AUG 18, 2016

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Press Release August 2016

PRESS RELEASE

WSP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DR. SIDNEY ELLINGTON RECEIVES 2016 AMERICAN LEGION NATIONAL EDUCATION AWARD


Cincinatti, OH - Warrior-Scholar Project Executive Director Dr. Sidney Ellington was honored with The  American Legion’s National Education Award during the Legion’s National Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio on August 27.






AUG 29, 2016

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ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA

ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA: WARRIOR-SCHOLARS

The Warrior-Scholar Project partners with universities across the U.S. to help veterans take on the transition from the battlefield to the classroom.






NOV 1, 2016

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SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE

ENRICHING ACADEMIC LIFE FOR VETERANS

Corri Zoli ’91, G’93, G’04 knows intimately the paradox at the heart of America’s support for its all-volunteer military. “We often talk about ‘supporting veterans’ without really thinking about what that means,” says Zoli,  “We know very little about the veterans in our midst. We thank them for their service—but too often that’s where the conversation ends.”






WINTER 2016

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STARS AND STRIPES EDUCATION GUIDE

BOOT CAMP FOR VETERANS AIMED AT EASING CULTURE SHOCK OF COLLEGE LIFE

At the University of Southern California, the Warrior-Scholar Project aims to help veterans hone academic and social skills that may be lacking or forgotten, dissuading many from considering a top-tier school.






MAR 16, 2017

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NOTRE DAME NEWS

NOTRE DAME PARTNERS WITH BRADY QUINN TO BRING WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT TO CAMPUS

The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) was established as an introduction to the demands of college life by offering a free immersive academic boot camp hosted at American partner universities for current and former military service members who wish to pursue higher education.





APR 18, 2017

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INSIDE HIGHER ED

EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE, CELEBRATING ONE COLLEGE’S SUCCESS ENROLLING AND GRADUATING VETERANS

At Evergreen, 198 students, 5.2 percent of the total 3,787 undergraduates, are veterans. By comparison for this 2016-17 academic year, Yale has 11 undergraduate veterans, Harvard and Williams three, and Princeton one.





MAY 26, 2017

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CORNELL CHRONICLE

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT VETERANS ARE CORNELL-READY

The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) helps veterans transition from a military to university environment by providing a highly structured orientation to academic life, with an emphasis on reading, writing and the liberal arts. The project will be offered at Cornell for the third year this summer, July 23-30.





JUN 1, 2017

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NBC CONNECTICUT

YALE HOSTS ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP FOR MILITARY VETERANS

Yale University is preparing some military veterans for the transition to college life by hosting what it is calling an academic boot camp.

The camp, which began on May 28 and runs through June 10, is run by the Warrior-Scholar Project and it involves immersing recent military veterans in academic preparation courses.






JUN 5, 2017

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ASSOCIATED PRESS

YALE HOSTS ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP FOR MILITARY VETERANS

The Warrior-Scholar Project involves immersing recent military veterans in academic preparation courses.

They are taught how to frame their ideas in an academic context, think critically and formulate scholarly arguments. Officials say it's designed to help the veterans develop and rediscover the skills and confidence necessary to successfully complete four-year undergraduate degrees.






JUN 5, 2017

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WSBT 22

WARRIOR SCHOLAR PROJECT INTRODUCES VETERANS TO COLLEGE LIFE AT NOTRE DAME

The summer is a popular time to visit college campuses.

For a group of veterans, they are getting an entire week in the life of a Notre Dame student.

The program helps the veterans transition to college life.






JUN 8, 2017

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SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT PUSHES VETERANS TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Helping veterans navigate the transition from the military to higher education is the Warrior-Scholar Project — a one-week academic “boot-camp” hosted locally by the University of Notre Dame, which seeks to prepare veterans for a future in the academic world.

This is the first year the non-profit Warrior-Scholar Project has come to Notre Dame and the university is already planning to host the program again next year as part of Notre Dame’s Military and Veteran Initiative.

JUN 10, 2017

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SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE

OUR OPINION: COOKING UP A QUALITY EDUCATION

The Warrior-Scholar Project is helping veterans transition from the military to higher education.

The project is a once a week academic “boot camp” hosted locally by the University of Notre Dame that seeks to prepare vets for a future in the academic world.

Forty-two percent of the alumni who finish the program go on to some of the top schools in the country to continue their education, according to Sidney Ellington, the executive director of the program.

JUN 15, 2017

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THE DAILY ORANGE

ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP HOSTED BY SU HELPS VETERANS TRANSITION TO UNIVERSITY LIFE

Military veterans attending next week’s boot camp at Syracuse University will be training to succeed in the classroom, rather than in battle.

The weeklong academic boot camp, coordinated by the Warrior-Scholar Project, prepares enlisted veterans for undergraduate college coursework through seminars and workshops. The program hosted by SU will begin Sunday.


JUN 17, 2017

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KGUN 9

THE WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT HELPING MILITARY VETERANS TRANSITION FROM BATTLEFIELD TO CLASSROOM

Joshua Buck joins us to talk about The Warrior-Scholar Project which empowers enlisted military veterans by helping them transition from the battlefield to the classroom in a way that will help them maximize the educational opportunities made available to them by the GI Bill. They do this by holding intensive, immersive, academic boot camps on top college campuses across the country.

JUN 2017

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ARIZONA PUBLIC MEDIA

ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP HELPS VETERANS ON PATH TO UNIVERSITY, CIVILIAN LIFE

The Warrior-Scholar Project, now In its second year, is aimed at helping veterans who have been out of the academic realm for years get back into the swing of school and civilian life.

Insecurities aside, the veterans are excited about starting college. They’re motivated and ready to take on a new challenge. And that is the fulfilment of the program’s founding philosophy – to help veterans better acclimate to post-military life.

JUN 20, 2017

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HYDE PARK HERALD

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT TO HOST BOOT CAMP FOR VETERANS

The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) will host an academic boot camp at the University of Chicago from June 25 to July 1.

The WSP launched in 2012 and has had programs at schools like Yale University and The University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) and plans to host more than 200 veterans at boot camps across the country in 2017. WSP participants have gone on to enroll at schools like Harvard and Cornell and complete internships at NASA and the White House.

JUN 28, 2017

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CENTRAL JERSEY

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT HELPING BUILD THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW

The Warrior-Scholar Project is a nonprofit organization seeking to help GIs in the transition to college. The organization launched a nine-person pilot program at Yale University in 2012, and since has grown to have one or two-week courses at top colleges around the country, like the University of Chicago and the University of Southern California. This was the first year it had come to Princeton.

JUN 30, 2017

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OKLAHOMA GAZETTE

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT HOSTS AN ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP AT OU

Entering college can be a period of immense upheaval and readjustment for incoming freshmen, especially those coming from military service.

The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) is a Combined Federal Campaign-affiliated initiative based out of Washington D.C. that aims to help student veterans prepare for undergraduate study and actualize their educational goals.

JUL 5, 2017

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THE ELECTRIC DRUM: SIDNEY ELLINGTON

Host Juan Castillo discusses the Warrior-Scholar Project with Sidney Ellington.

The Warrior-Scholar Project helps military veterans prepare for undergraduate study by hosting academic boot camps on top college campuses across the country.


JUL 1, 2017

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GOOD UNIVERSITY

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT HELPING BUILD THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW

The Warrior-Scholar Project is a nonprofit organization seeking to help GIs in the transition to college. This is the first year they’ve come to Princeton.

As hundreds of thousands of military personnel leave the armed services each year, many of them look to go back to school. With their GI bill to help them pay for tuition, they potentially could help change the face of higher education: older, nontraditional students who are motivated, disciplined, and in many cases, who have experienced war.

JUL 2017

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UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT HOSTS AN ACADEMIC BOOT CAMP AT NOTRE DAME

The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) was established as an introduction to the demands of college life by offering a free immersive academic boot camp hosted at American partner universities for current and former military service members who wish to pursue higher education.

JUL 2017

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ARMY.MIL

SOLDIER FOR LIFE: RANGER VETERAN JARED SMITH

Jared Smith applied and was accepted to attend a three-week "boot camp" put on by the Warrior Scholars Project at Harvard University in order to bridge the gap between completion of high school and his service in the Army.

"During my forth deployment, I discovered an organization called Warrior Scholar Project that provides an intensive college prep program for veterans that want to assess where they are academically while receiving top-flight instruction at some of the nation's best universities," Smith stated.

JUN 25, 2017

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ELECTRIC DRUM, WYBC FM 94.3, HOST JUAN CASTILLO

THE NORMAN TRANSCRIPT

BACK TO BOOT CAMP: WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROGRAM HELPS U.S. MILITARY VETERANS ACCLIMATE TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Boot camp transforms new military recruits into soldiers. When they return as veterans, the Warrior-Scholar Project helps prospective college students reshape their minds to prepare for a completely different challenge.

JUL 24, 2017

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SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE

VETERAN HEADS FROM MIRAMAR COLLEGE TO YALE WITH FULL SCHOLARSHIP

Summer Lee was a sergeant stationed at Camp LeJeune in North Carolina and was given information about the Warrior Scholar Project at Harvard University to pass along to other Marines. Before recommending it to anyone else, however, she wanted to check it out for herself.

The emphasis of the program was in “de-greening” the students, or helping them transition out of the military.

JUL 25, 2017

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WENY

CORNELL HOSTS PROGRAM TO HELP VETERANS GO TO COLLEGE

This week Cornell is hosting the Warrior-Scholar Project.

The national project teaches active and former members of the military how to transition from combat to the classroom.

"The Warrior-Scholar project is an opportunity for Veterans to learn about transitioning from the military lifestyle into a college lifestyle and then set them up for success once they do become students," said United States Marine Sergeant and WSP student, Anthony Gabriel.

JUL 26, 2017

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NAVY TIMES

COMMENTARY: SUPPORTING POST-9/11 MILITARY VETERANS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Our research also indicates that, given service members’ training and professionalization, many veterans are “pre-qualified” for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, among other professions.

It is time to strengthen our understanding of Post-9/11 veterans and to underscore what veterans already know: that higher education is often pivotal to their successful transition.

JUL 27, 2017

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CORNELL CHRONICLE

WARRIOR-SCHOLARS EXPLORE THE RELEVANCE OF 'OUR DECLARATION'

Whether they served in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard, the 15 veterans and reservists of the first 2017 Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) class agreed they gained a greater appreciation for democracy in the United States by seeing people from other countries aspire to a way of life many Americans take for granted.

JUL 28, 2017

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THE CORNELL DAILY SUN

CORNELL PROVIDES ACADEMIC PROGRAM FOR INCOMING VETERANS

Last week, military veterans traveled to Cornell for a rigorous one-week academic program to help them prepare for their undergraduate education.

The program, hosted by the Warrior-Scholar Project, aids veterans in obtaining four-year degree while acknowledging the emotional and cultural transitions that may be necessary for them to adjust to higher education.

JUL 31, 2017

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TEXAS A&M TODAY

TEXAS A&M JOINS ELITE GROUP OF HOST CAMPUSES FOR WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT

It’s the first time that Texas A&M—or any university in Texas—has played host campus to the Warrior-Scholar Project, which helps to address veterans’ misperceptions about college and builds their confidence through an intense academic reorientation. Other 2017 host universities include Cornell, Georgetown, Harvard and Princeton universities, as well as MIT, the University of Michigan, Yale University and several others.

AUG 4, 2017

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THE BATTALION

SOLDIERS TO STUDENTS

On Sunday afternoon, 19 student veterans checked in to Rudder Auditorium for a week that will help give them the tools to succeed as students through the Warrior Scholar Project.

Jarrod Romine, campus program coordinator for the Warrior Scholar Project at Texas A&M, was integral to bringing the program to A&M. Romine said he would describe the program as a fast-paced intro into the world of academia.

AUG 7, 2017

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KAGS

AGGIE AND FORMER MARINE LEADS THE WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT AT TEXAS A&M

The campus of Texas A&M is calm, even quiet this week before students come back for classes in a few weeks.

However, there’s one class already going on where 20 soon-to-be college students are getting a head start on their learning.

They are all U.S. enlisted veterans participating in a program called the Warrior-Scholar Project.

AUG 8, 2017

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USC NEWS

WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT GIVES VETERANS AN INSIDE TRACK TO TOP-TIER SCHOOLS

David Molina is a Marine, who served three years until 2011 including a deployment to Iraq, and is at USC participating in the Warrior-Scholar Project — a national program that partners with top-tier universities for a weeklong bootcamp, preparing veterans for an academically rigorous environment. USC is the only school in California that participates.

AUG 9, 2017

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MIT NEWS

MIT HOSTS STEM BOOT CAMP FOR VETERAN STUDENTS

15 vets were participants in the Warrior-Scholar Project, a nonprofit that organizes one- and two-week-long intensive programs to help members of the military transition from active duty to academia. After a week studying humanities at Harvard University, the students spent July 30 to Aug. 5 immersed in all things STEM at MIT. With daily lectures on physics, independent research projects, afternoon tours of labs on campus, nightly reading, and problem sets due each morning, their days were packed from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m.

AUG 11, 2017

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DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE

PROJECT GIVES MILITARY VETERANS TASTE OF SCHOLARLY LIFE

Alex Baran was at Amherst College as one of 15 veterans taking part in a weeklong “academic boot camp” this week organized by the Warrior-Scholar Project, a nonprofit that seeks to help enlisted veterans as they prepare for reintroduction to academic life.

AUG 11, 2017

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THE EAGLE

TEXAS A&M JOINS PROGRAM TO AID VETERANS' TRANSITION TO COLLEGE

Texas A&M has joined a growing roster of universities taking part in a nonprofit's mission to ease the transition for U.S. veterans moving from the military to college. The Warrior-Scholar Project helps enlisted service members develop the necessary skills to complete a four-year university program.

AUG 13, 2017

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DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE

EDITORIAL: WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROGRAM A SMART APPROACH

Amherst College was one of 15 schools participating this summer in the Warrior-Scholar Project. The program, which is funded through donations, hosted 250 veterans nationwide.

The men and women who came to Amherst spent their jam-packed days taking seminars on scholarly topics — such as ancient Greek democracy — attending classes on writing, analytical reading and other study skills, and hearing from veterans who are students describe the challenges they will face.

AUG 22, 2017

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AMHERST COLLEGE

ENLISTING EDUCATION

The Warrior-Scholar Project is an immersive, week-long “academic boot camp” for veterans going back to school, featuring rigorous help from faculty and staff at Amherst.

Ranging in age from 22 to 33, some of these warrior-scholars are still on active duty in the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Navy. Others have left the military, and most of those have enrolled in community colleges. Several hope to go pre-med. Others want to study everything from philosophy to marketing to international relations.

AUG 23, 2017

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CBS NEWS

WARRIOR SCHOLAR PROJECT HELPS VETERANS PREPARE FOR COLLEGE LIFE

Veterans at three college campuses just finished a week-long academic bootcamp. The Warrior Scholar Project prepares veterans to go back to school. Programs in Massachusetts, Michigan and Texas were the last of more than a dozen that took place this summer. Jan Crawford reports.

AUG 15, 2017

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BOSTON GLOBE

‘WARRIOR-SCHOLAR’ INSPIRES OTHERS AT MASSBAY

Since his honorary discharge from the US Marine Corps in 2016, Charles Santamaria has been pursuing an associate degree in life sciences at the Wellesley Hills campus of Massachusetts Bay Community College.

In addition, his recent participation in the Warrior-Scholar Project at Cornell University has prepared the Millis resident to apply to pre-medical programs at four-year institutions for fall 2018.

SEP 1, 2017

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PRINCETON ALUMNI WEEKLY

Fifteen military veterans and active-duty service members from around the country traveled to campus in June to take part in the Warrior-Scholar Project, a one-week academic “boot camp” designed to smooth the transition from military to academic life.

The program aims to equip veterans — many of whom will apply to college in the fall — with the skills needed to succeed in academia and to be leaders in the classroom. “It completely changes their idea of what education could be for them,” executive director Sidney Ellington said.

ACTIVE DUTY TO ACADEMIA

SEP 13, 2017

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TEXAS A&M

Just one month ago, 19 prospective student veterans participated in Texas A&M University’s (TAMU) first-ever Warrior-Scholar Project to gain the skills necessary to compete at top universities. Four of those students are now enrolled at Texas A&M, while 10 others are attending other two- to four-year institutions.

TEXAS A&M’S WARRIOR-SCHOLAR PROJECT EXPANDS TO INCLUDE STEM FIELDS

SEP 18, 2017

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THE DAILY PRINCETONIAN

A new nonprofit organization has marched its way onto campus this year, emphasizing a focus on developing new leaders: The Warrior Scholar Project.

As a national nonprofit, the Warrior Scholar Project focuses on helping GIs and Veterans transition into college life and make full use of their skills in the civilian setting of academia. Many of the veterans assisted by the project have been on active duty for four or five years minimum, and some are retired after 20 to 30 years of active duty.

U. WELCOMES WARRIOR SCHOLAR PROGRAM FOR FIRST YEAR

OCT 5, 2017

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SECRETS OF COLLEGE PLANNING

Interview with Sid Ellington- Executive Director of The Warrior-Scholar Project, Show is about The Warrior Scholar Project and how to use the GI bill.

SECRETS OF COLLEGE PLANNING 2.18 WITH ANTHONY UVA AS HOST

OCT 7, 2017

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LARIAT NEWS

The program that Chase Tolles, as well as many other vets at Saddleback College, took part in over the summer is called Warrior-Scholar Project, which gives active duty service members and veterans who are in either a junior college or a four-year college an academic rebuild.

This program motivates vets back into a classroom at different prestigious schools around the country and demonstrates that they are capable of being in classrooms and succeeding in them.

WARRIOR SCHOLARS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

NOV 7, 2017

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YALE NEWS

The university community will observe Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 10, with a ceremony in Woolsey Hall, at which it will also pay tribute to a current Yale College student and an alumnus for their acts of service.

The ceremony will pay tribute to Yale College alumnus Jesse Reising ’11, who co-founded the WSP and first launched it at Yale in 2012.

CAMPUS COMMUNITY WILL PAY TRIBUTE TO VETERANS ON NOV. 10

NOV 7, 2017

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U.S. NEWS

The transition to college can be a huge adjustment for anyone, but military veterans often have a unique set of hurdles.

Student veterans can be anxious about fitting in, says Nicholas Armstrong, senior director for research and evaluation at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University in New York.

PREPARE FOR COLLEGE AS A VETERAN

NOV 9, 2017

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