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SIUC Earns 2011 Award For Being Military Friendly

August 16, 2011

Once again, SIUC has earned national recognition for its commitment to providing educational opportunities to active-duty military personnel and veterans.  SIUC received recognition in the August 16, 2010 issue of G.I. Jobs Magazine.  The magazine annually recognizes the top 15% of institutions designated as “military friendly.”   Earlier in the year, SIUC also received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Veterans Education.  And according to a report in the “Military Times Edge” Magazine, SIUC was ranked 37th by active-duty service members who used tuition assistance in fiscal year 2009. SIUC has a long-standing commitment in dealing with and supporting active-duty military personnel and veterans.  SIUC has 29 off-campus locations in the United States, offering such programs as health care management, aviation management, electronic systems technologies, fire service management, industrial technology, and workforce education and development.  For additional information, read the news story at the link below.