Hartnell Veterans Service Center Recognition and Appreciation Ceremony

Publish Date: 
May 30, 2014

SALINAS, Calif. - The Hartnell College Veterans Service Center will host their first Recognition and Appreciation Ceremony on Saturday May 31, 2014 at Steinbeck Hall located in Building C (Student Center) at 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA.

The ceremony will be at 5:00 p.m. followed by a dinner. About 100 students and guests, as well as community stakeholders were invited to this event. During the ceremony, we will recognize and honor Hartnell College veteran students who will be graduating and/or transferring to four year institutions. In addition, we will recognize those who have made contributions to the program through donations and support.

The program will be celebrating 16 veteran student graduates and transfers and 14 donors. These are the student honorees:

Radley Agbanlog

Associate of Arts in General Studies with emphasis on Natural Science

SJSU

Zacarias Camacho

Associate of Arts Psychology

 

Jayson Cody

Transferring for Bachelor of Science Nursing

CSUMB

Laurence Floom

Associate of Arts Liberal Arts with emphasis Sociology & Social Science

CSUMB

Abraham Fuerte

Associate of Science General Studies with emphasis on Natural Science

SJSU

Chas Garcia

Certificate of Achievement Agriculture Food Safety

 

Julio Gutierrez

Associate of Science Agriculture Production

 

Yen Le

Transferring for Bachelor of Science Biology

CSUMB

Javier Maranon

Associate of Science Administration of Justice

 

Josh McAtee

Associate of Arts Liberal Arts emphasis Political Science

 

Daniel Oliveros

Associate of Science Registered Nursing

 

Agustin Ramirez

Associate of Science for Transfer Political Science

 

Mike Salviejo

Associate of Science Administration of Justice

 

Victor Robledo

Associate of Arts General Studies emphasis Social and Behavioral Science

CSUMB

Maria Schlotthauer

Associate of Arts Liberal Arts emphasis in Psychology

CSUMB

Richard Schlotthauer

Associate of Arts Liberal Arts emphasis in Psychology

CSUMB

The program will include:

  • Welcome by Gemma Uribe-Cruz, Counselor, Veterans Service Center
  • Opening remarks by Mary Dominguez, Dean of Student Affairs/Enrollment Services
  • Keynote speaker, Hartnell College Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen,
  • Student speaker, President of the Hartnell Veterans Club, Jayson Cody
  • Recognition of honorees
  • Appreciation of community donors

 

The Hartnell College Veterans Service Center serves 125 certified Veteran students and Veteran dependents. In total, the program has given priority registration to 194 students for the upcoming fall 2014 semester. Hartnell College is one of the few community colleges in California with a Veterans Service Center; it opened in November 2012. The Center's availability has been essential for student participation. The number of returning veterans increases every semester.

For information about Hartnell's Veterans Service Center, call 831-755-6906.

Hartnell Community College District

The Hartnell CCD serves over 15,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit www.hartnell.edu.