Finding their place at Ohio State
November 17, 2023
Military Community Advocates (MCA) connect students and build community
The 32 MCAs help their designated academic unit, campus or engagement area understand the unique challenges facing student veterans at Ohio State and develop specific plans to improve interaction between the two. They also establish outreach programs for fellow veteran students, the campus population and the surrounding community.
Roger Stevens, who will complete his Master of Social Work at Ohio State Newark in May, understands the challenges many older veterans face when returning to the classroom. After years or decades away from formal learning, some need help with study skills or technology assistance. Others, like Stevens, arrive with little knowledge of veterans’ benefits or the broad range of financial, academic and support services available to Ohio State student veterans.