Veterans & Military Service Members Recognition

The UWW campus will hold a number of events to honor veterans & military service members during the week of Nov. 9-14, 2015:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 11
    • 11 a.m. Veteran Remembrance Ceremony, Musical performance by students and staff (UC Hamilton Room)
    • 1 p.m. Reception for Road of the Warrior: Life of the Ho-Chunk Military Service exhibit with speaker Robert Mann, office manager for the Division of Veterans Affairs. The exhibit runs Nov. 9-20, 2015. (UC Roberta’s Art Gallery)
    • 11am-3pm Free lunch for veterans and military service members (UC dining locations)
  • Thursday, Nov. 12
    • 9am-1pm Veterans and Military Service Members Resource Fair (UC Concourse)
    • Noon-1pm Understanding and Destigmatizing PTSD in Veterans and Helping in the Classroom Setting: A LEARN Center Session for faculty & staff (UC room 259) – registration required

      Presenters: Natalie Pitroski, Counselor UHCS; James J. Lickel, PhD, Middleton Memorial VA Hospital; Veteran Cody Robinson (Infantry Rifleman 101st Airborne Division, Majoring in Marketing)

  • Saturday, Nov. 14
    • 10am-noon Open House for Road of the Warrior: Life of the Ho-Chunk Military Service exhibit (UC Roberta’s Art Gallery)
    • 2 pm Veterans Football Game Recognition, UW-Whitewater vs. UW-Stout — Up to 2 FREE Tickets per veteran can be picked up at Will Call (Perkins Stadium)
Anyone in need of special accommodations at the events should contact Richard Harris at

photo of vet lounge
Resources are also available from Andersen Library, including books such as Medicine bags and dog tags : American Indian veterans from colonial times to the second Iraq War (online), Creating a veteran-friendly campus: Strategies for transition and success (3rd-Floor Main Collection, LB2343 .N44 2009), Soldier girls: The battles of three women at home and at war (3rd-Floor Main Collection, UB418.W65 T56 2014), and Life after the military: A handbook for transitioning veterans (3rd-Floor Main Collection, UB357 .H55 2011). And of course, the Veterans and Service Members’ Lounge welcomes all campus veterans and service members!

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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