Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) was named to the Military Friendly Schools® list for the fourth consecutive year by Victory Media, a media company specializing in military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
“Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools® shows AACC’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, director for G.I. Jobs and vice president at Victory Media. “As interest in education grows we’re thrilled to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools.”
Among its many outreach initiatives for veterans, military personnel and their dependents, AACC staffs aMilitary and Veteran Resource Center on the Arnold campus in the Careers Center Building Room 107. AACC has a campus chapter of the Student Veterans of America and an active student veteran ambassador program. The college has an extensive area on its website devoted to active duty and retired servicemembers and veterans (www.aacc.edu/military).
AACC also offers student services at the Fort Meade Army Education Center and is a member of the Servicemembers Opportunities Colleges. The college participates in numerous military programs, including GoArmyEd, the Air Force’s General Education Mobile initiative, the Reserve Officer Training Corps and the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program. For information on AACC initiatives, call 410-777-4VET or 410-777-4838, email [email protected] or [email protected] or go online to www.aacc.edu/military.