The on-campus Veterans Resource Center organized a celebratory three-day event for Horned Frog veteran students.
A Yellow Ribbon School
TCU is a Yellow Ribbon School, meaning the university provides financial aid to undergraduate and graduate students who have served.
Thank you, VRC
The VRC program celebrates student veterans every day and provides a positive outlet for those transitioning into student life.
“This VRC has given me a place to come to, it’s like a home away from home,” said student veteran Victor Pena, a sophomore studying studio art.
“A lot of us are very non-traditional students because we are a little bit older and we have different experiences than the general population of the other students,” said Pena.
The VRC’s mission reads: “Veterans Services works with the TCU veteran population to ensure their unique needs are met by coordinating with various university services including academic advising, tutoring, counseling, disability accommodations, veteran programming, benefits information, financial aid and facilitates referral to state and federal resources and services.”
For more information visit TCU’s VRC website or contact Director April Brown.
Just as TCU celebrated their veterans, its veterans celebrate their education.
“Freedom isn’t free, but the military will pretty much pay a majority of your share,” said student veteran Lawrance Maileoi, a senior economics major.