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First New York State Veterans and Military Families Summit Held in Albany

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From the left, back row: Adam Baumel (John Jay), Charles Uwa (Hostos Veterans Coordinator), David Mendez (Hostos), Larry Eaton (Medgar Evers Veterans Coordinator), Joel Cruz (John Jay), Jaime Naupari (John Jay), Donnice Jackson (Lehman), Samuel Innocent (City College) From the left, front row: Elba Ymeraj (John Jay), Stephen Clark (Assistant University Director of Veterans Affairs), Angela Dauge (CSI), Lisa Beatha (University Director of Veterans Affairs), Ann Treadaway (CSI Veterans Coordinator)

On March 20, 2014 a group of CUNY administrators, staff, student veterans and dependents travelled to Albany to attend the first New York State Veterans & Military Families Summit. The Summit, hosted by Governor Andrew Cuomo, gathered stakeholders and subject matter experts from across the state to address issues such as Employment and Economic Opportunities, Education, State and Federal Benefits and Service Coordination. Following the full day agenda, the CUNY group gathered in the drawing room of the Executive Governor’s Mansion for a reception.

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