Veterans Day Celebration to Honor Palomar College Veterans

 

Who:
Palomar College

What:
Veterans Day Ceremony

When:
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
10 – 11 a.m.

Where:
Palomar College
San Marcos Campus
1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos 92069

Near the Palomar College Veterans Memorial (in front of the flag pole at the Student Union)

Guests will need to obtain a visitor parking permit from the Palomar College Police Department, and then may park in Lots #1 & 2.

Why:
In observance of Veterans Day, the College will come together at the campus Veterans Memorial (in front of the flag pole) for a ceremony honoring all those who have served and are serving their country.  This fall semester, Palomar College is serving more than 1,000 current active duty or current military dependents.  Palomar College has a rich history of serving veteran students – the College’s first class in 1946 was largely comprised of students just returning from World War II.  The College’s Veterans Service Office is one of the longest-serving veterans services offices at a community college in the state.

How:
Students, veterans, College officials and community dignitaries will congregate. Ryan Williams, Interim Enrollment Services Supervisor at Palomar College, Camp Pendleton will serve as emcee. The program will include welcoming remarks by Adrian Gonzales, Interim Superintendent/President, and a Student Veteran of the Year Award presentation by Dr. Kendyl Magnuson, Director of  Enrollment Services. The keynote speaker will be Brian Stockert, Dean of Counseling Services.

Who is invited:
College officials, special guests and the public.

Photo Opportunities:
Students, veterans, College officials, and community dignitaries.

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More information:
Melinda Finn, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150 x2365
Laura Gropen, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150 x2152
Ryan Williams, Veterans Services Office, 760-744-1150 x7821