College Closed Monday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day

Veteran Day FloatLBCC and all college centers will be closed Monday, Nov. 11 in observation of Veterans Day.

Did you know: More than 340 student veterans currently attend classes at LBCC. They are earning degrees in everything from business, engineering and computer science, to graphic arts, welding, heavy equipment and automotive repair, to 4-year transfer degrees.

LBCC offers a variety of support services on campus for our student veterans, designed specifically around their unique needs, including:

LBCC Veterans Scholarship: Vietnam Veterans of America, Mid-Valley Chapter 585 created a scholarship fund through the LBCC Foundation that is focused on helping student veterans and family members of veterans. Established in 2000, the Linn County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Scholarship Endowment has provided more than $17,000 in scholarships to LBCC student vets and their family members. Contact the LBCC Foundation: foundation@linnbenton.edu

LBCC Veterans Education Benefits office: Located in Takena Hall at the Financial Aid office, this office assists veterans and eligible family members with navigating financial aid benefits to attend college. Contact: Justin Curtis, curtisj@linnbenton.edu

LBCC Student Veterans Center: LBCC student vets have a dedicated meeting and study space exclusively for vets on the Albany campus. Located in the Forum building, room F-109, the Veterans Center is a safe, friendly space for vets to study, hang out, and connect other veterans and veteran advocates.

LBCC Center for Accessibility Resources (CFAR): Located in Red Cedar Hall, CFAR coordinates disability accommodations for disabled student veterans. Carol Raymundo, CFAR manager, is highly trained in understanding unique situations facing veterans including PTSD, TBI and other impacts. Contact: cfar@linnbenton.edu

LBCC Student Veterans Club: The Vets Club meets monthly, with a focus on providing community and support to help our veterans adjust to college life. LBCC Mechatronics instructor Ken Dickson-Self is the club advisor. Contact: dicksok@linnbenton.edu