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FOR RELEASE ON:
June 1, 2016
Military Veterans to Attend Academic Boot Camp at Yale University
Intensive program helps prepare enlisted veterans for transition from military to four-
New Haven, CT – 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 Yale, and is on track to host more than 200 veterans at boot camps across the country in 2016. In addition to Yale, WSP graduates have gone on to enroll at top schools including Georgetown 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-
Yale's military history runs deep. Aside from being the flagship program for the Warrior-
Today, Yale's commitment to supporting the military can be easily found in its newly revived ROTC units. President Peter Salovey, when referencing these new units, declared that, “The spirit of sacrifice that links these military men and women is a hallmark of the spirit of Yale itself.”
WSP funders and private donors cover the entire cost of the program for participants, excluding travel. Student veterans attending the Yale University boot camp 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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