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6.30.17 CMVE Briefing – Happy (Almost) Independence Day!

CMVE Updates:

Last call – Publication Update Deadline Extended to July 10: Thanks for all the updates I’ve received so far to the general CMVE informational publication. A reminder to get in touch if you haven’t yet with any institutional updates for a new, streamlined publication planned for print soon (click here to access the old file and see what’s currently on file for your institution). Please respond to me directly (do not just reply to the listserv) with any updates to the following: the logo currently representing your institution on the map; the best website to include for your institution on the back-side listing – you can use the general website or update to a veteran-specific site if you wish; just keep in mind this will be in print verbatim, not hyperlinked; and any updates to the web-based POC listing (remember, this should be the best person on your campus to help a prospective new student veteran with questions, about benefits or otherwise) found here: https://micmve.org/veteran-poc-at-cmve-institutions/

Reminder – CMVE Member Survey Open Until July 19: Your responses to the annual member survey help the CMVE Steering Committee plan for future activities. This year’s brief member survey can be completed online (at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JYGYCW7) and your thoughtful responses before close of business on July 19, 2017 are appreciated!


MI-litary Equivalency Project Updates:

DSST Webinar Posted
: View the slide deck from A Closer Look at DSST Exams here. The recording of this webinar can be accessed here.

Campus Planning Seminar Inspires Action: CMVE’s MI-litary Equivalency Project hosted 40 educators at its recent Campus Planning Seminar on June 2. The Seminar was held at Jackson College with participation from 12 community colleges, 6 public universities and 4 independent colleges, along with guests from several related organizations. Participants are encouraged to share their experience with campus colleagues and mobilize faculty to participate in direct credit mapping exercises at the Military Credit Mapping Summit: Healthcare & Beyond planned for September 26, 2017. Resources from this event are posted on the MEP website and linked directly below:

MI-litary Equivalency Project Featured at American Legion National Credentialing Roundtable: MCSS’s Director of Veteran and Transfer Initiatives, Katie Giardello, had the opportunity to share progress on Michigan’s MI-litary Equivalency Project during this American Legion convening on June 28 in Washington, D.C. The second in its 2017 Credentialing series, this event focused on healthcare and included overviews of several initiatives around the country geared toward veteran success. These meetings coincide with their February 2017 report, The State of Credentialing of Service Members and Veterans.


Other Items of Interest:

New Directions for Institutional Research Features Student Veterans: The June 2017 report from the  Association of Institutional Researchers (AIR) covers a history of student veterans and various legislation over the years, models of student veteran experiences, coding and data collection, and finally the impact of institutional research. Take a look at this good stuff and share with your IR friends!

Recent MCMC Webinars Archived:

  • Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center – An Overview
    Slides |  Webcast
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Degree Network System Rebooted
    Slides |  Webcast

Lumina Foundation Joins with Army University to Host Education Symposium: On June 20-21, Army University along with Lumina Foundation and the Competency-Based Education Network hosted a symposium for invited guests, A Competency-Based Approach to Talent: Connecting Military, Higher Education, and Workplace Learning.


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