Columbia Veterans Celebrated at Yellow Ribbon Program Inauguration

Columbia Veterans Celebrated at Yellow Ribbon Program Inauguration

Columbia Veterans Celebrated at Yellow Ribbon Program Inauguration

September 11, 2009

Dean Awn

More than 200 guests joined the United States Military Veterans of Columbia University to celebrate the inauguration of the Yellow Ribbon Program* on September 10, 2009.  The inaugural event, co-sponsored by Columbia University Division of Student & Administrative Services, School of General Studies and Office of Alumni and Development, featured Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey as the keynote speaker.     

To read about the inaugural event, please visit
http://www.columbiaspectator.com/podcast/2009/09/11/columbians-celebrate-new-gi-bill

Photo Gallery: http://www.new.facebook.com/ColumbiaGS   

*The Yellow Ribbon Program is an unprecedented federal program that increases the affordability and accessibility of private universities like Columbia for veterans who served after September 11, 2001.