As part of the Connect Tri-Cities event, keynote speaker Edward DeJesus will speak to student veteran at Washington State University, Tri-Cities on Monday, October 1. The free event will take place from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. at the WSU Tri-Cities Veteran’s Center and is open to all student veterans and media. Lunch will be provided and there will be an opportunity for additional questions after the formal presentation.
WSU Tri-Cities earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation from Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. “We’re pleased to partner with Edward DeJesus and Connect Tri-Cities to bring this opportunity to our veterans and campus community. We have a very dynamic student veteran population on our campus that are leaders in and out of a classroom and many of them chose to work in the Tri-Cities after graduation,” says Dr. Chris Meiers, Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs and Outreach.
Edward DeJesus is the president of DeJesus Solutions, which works to improve programs and policies for youth, young adults and veterans transitioning to the workforce. DeJesus is a W.K. Kellogg Foundation National Fellow and holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Urban Policy Analysis. He is the author of several books and publications about the importance of social capital and making connections to be successful in the workplace.
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