UA Calendar of Veterans Day Events

MEDIA ADVISORY

Nov. 7, 2017

Events This Week at UA to Honor Veterans

  • What: Helping Our Homeless Veterans clothing drive
  • When: Wednesday, Nov. 8
  • Where: UA Mall (free pizza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the SUMC VETS Military Connected Student Center)
     
  • What: Flag-raising ceremony by Native American Student Association
  • When: Thursday, Nov. 9, 5:45 to 7 a.m.
  • Where: Old Main flagpole
     
  • What: Military Appreciation Walk/Run hosted by Campus Recreation
  • When: Thursday, Nov. 9, 7 a.m.
  • Where: UA Mall
     
  • What: Flag-raising ceremony by Arizona Indians Into Medicine, UA Arizona Health Sciences Center Diversity & Inclusion, and Veterans Education & Transition Services
  • When: Thursday, Nov. 9, 7:15 a.m.
  • Where: Banner – University Medical Center main entrance roundabout
     
  • What: Boots for Vets, hosted by UA Air Force ROTC
  • When: Thursday, Nov. 9
  • Where: UA Mall
     
  • What: Fourth annual Celebrating Our Veterans luncheon
  • When: Thursday, Nov. 9, 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: UA South campus (contact Clara Gonzalez, clarag@email.arizona.edu)

TUCSON, Ariz. — On Wednesday, the University of Arizona will begin a number of activities to recognize its military veterans and their families. Activities will culminate with the Wildcats' football game against Oregon State on Saturday, with kickoff at 8:15 p.m. in Arizona Stadium. The Veterans Day holiday will be observed by the University on Friday.

Click here for a story about how students in the UA's James E. Rogers College of Law are assisting veterans in the Tucson community while gaining practical career experience.

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Media contact:
Cody Nicholls
UA Military & Veteran Engagement
520-626-7154
rcn1@email.arizona.edu

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