ORCID

N/A

Funder(s)

N/A

Description/Abstract

This study indicated that veterans experienced initial academic challenges but employed maturity, mission mentality, and perseverance to mitigate these obstacles. In practice, identifying student veterans as they enter and re-enroll in college is crucial, as some may not overtly identify as military veterans. Policymakers can work to create policies that provide resources and support for educational institutions focused on positive outcomes for student veterans. Suggestions for future study include obtaining a random, diverse sample of veterans, as well as comparing veterans’ experiences across institutions with strong military heritage and those without such a history in order to determine whether or not this impacts the experiences and re-enrollment processes of student veterans.

Original Citation

Livingston, W. G., Havice, P. A., Cawthon, T. W., & Fleming, D. S. (2011). Coming home: Student veterans’ articulation of college re-enrollment. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 48(3), 315-331. https://doi.org/10.2202/1949-6605.6292

Document Type

Brief

Disciplines

Adult and Continuing Education | Education | Higher Education | Military and Veterans Studies | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sociology

Extent

2 pages

DCMI Type

Text

Keywords

Higher education, Veterans, Student veterans, College enrollment, Social transitions, Grounded theory

Subject

College-student veterans; College attendance; Grounded theory

Geographic Area

United States

Publisher

Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

Date

Summer 6-22-2012

Language

English

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.