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EKU student veterans Kalan Ingram (USMC) and Sam Aponte (KY National Guard) discuss their experiences on campus as student vets and how Veterans Studies is helping bridge the divide between vets and non-vets.

Service and Learning Go Hand-in-Hand

The Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies strives to be a platform and resource hub for individuals and groups who want to make a difference for veterans in the surrounding community. Many of our outreach initiatives are developed and run by EKU students in partnership with community partners.

Here are some examples of ongoing service projects. See the drop-down under "Outreach" on the navigation menu for more. 

Veterans Studies Oral History Project


Service to Service Podcast



Stay tuned for the fall 2022 schedule of events!


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The Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies hosts academic programming for both veteran and non-veteran students. Learn about EKU support services for veterans and other military-affiliated students by visiting the Office of Military & Veterans AffairsDonate to Operation Veteran SuccessDonate to Operation Veteran Success