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FOR RELEASE ON:
February 17, 2016
Gen. David Petraeus, Distinguished Academics Form Board of Academic Advisors for the Warrior-
Board will ensure that WSP academic programs continue to aid enlisted veterans
Washington, D.C. – The Warrior-
Gen. Petraeus, who holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and has academic affiliations with the City University of New York, the University of Southern California and Harvard University, spent time last summer with WSP’s Georgetown University program. Following that experience, he pledged to support WSP’s growth and evolution.
The Board of Academic Advisors will advise WSP on effectively preparing enlisted veterans for transition into and success at higher education institutions. The Board will also develop and act upon a new mission statement for WSP’s academic programs and will ensure that each WSP class is exposed to foundational principles relevant to the full range of educational experiences that may await student veterans.
“Gen. Petraeus, one of the nation’s foremost warrior-
Dr. Corri Zoli, the Research Director at Syracuse University’s Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, will chair the Board of Academic Advisors.
“I know from our own research at Syracuse that military veterans have much to contribute to college life through their leadership skills, mental toughness, teamwork, ability to get the job done in tough environments, professionalism, and commitment to public service, among other skills and attributes,” said Zoli. “I’m honored to be part of the WSP academic advisory team, and to have the chance to get to know student veterans as they navigate their post-
The full membership of the Board of Academic Advisors is as follows:
WSP’s academic boot camps, held during the summer each year, help facilitate enlisted veterans’ transition from the military to college. They are immersive, intensive programs designed to help military veterans develop and rediscover the skills and confidence necessary to successfully complete four-
Each WSP boot camp is run by a team of student veterans, and taught by university professors and graduate students. An intensive syllabus composed of both classic and modern scholarly works guides participants as they learn how to frame their ideas in an academic context, think critically, and formulate scholarly arguments. Participants not only learn the subject-
Interested veterans and transitioning service members can apply for the summer 2016 boot camps until April 15, 2016. Apply online at https://warrior-
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