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FOR RELEASE ON:
June 1, 2016
Military Veterans to Attend Academic Boot Camp at UNC Chapel Hill
Intensive program helps prepare enlisted veterans for transition from military to four-
Chapel Hill, NC – For some military veterans, the first day of school at a new college or university is as challenging as a deployment to a foreign country. Immersion in a new culture and reintroduction to a demanding academic environment can make the transition from military to higher education difficult. To ease the transition, the Warrior-
“We are proud to host a Warrior-
WSP launched its first program at Yale University in 2012 with nine participants. Since then, WSP has expanded to encompass 12 top schools, including UNC, and is on track to host more than 200 veterans at boot camps across the country in 2016. In addition to UNC, WSP graduates have gone on to enroll at top schools including Yale University, the University of Michigan and the University of Southern Carolina.
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-
UNC has a reputation for strongly supporting its veterans. In the past year, resources have been created for student-
WSP funders and private donors cover the entire cost of the program for participants, excluding travel. Student veterans attending the boot camp at UNC will reside in campus housing and attend lectures in various classrooms.
To learn more about the program, visit http://www.warrior-
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