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Citadel News Service
26 Sep 2012

College named Military Friendly School for third time

For the third year, The Citadel has been named a Military Friendly School by Victory Media Inc., publisher of the magazine G.I. Jobs.

military friendly schoolsThe 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

"We are grateful to our young veterans for their service to our country and we are dedicated to helping them achieve their academic goals," said Citadel President Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa. "We are honored to be named to the 2013 Military Friendly School List, and we consider it a privilege to serve these brave men and women."

The Military Friendly Schools website at www.militaryfriendlyschools.com features the 2013 list of schools, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences.

The 1,739 colleges, universities and trade schools on this year's list exhibit leading practices in the recruitment and retention of students with military experience. The Citadel's commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students," said Sean Collins, director for G.I. Jobs and vice president at Victory Media.

Now in its fourth year, the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools ® was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey of more than 12,000 VA-approved schools nationwide.

A full story and detailed list of 2013 Military Friendly Schools ® will be highlighted in the annual G.I. Jobs Guide to Military Friendly Schools ® in October editions. The Guide will also be featured at the Carrier Classic college basketball game on Nov. 9 featuring a match up between Ohio State and Marquette on the deck of the USS Yorktown in Charleston.

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