Salute to Veterans – This veteran is pursuing a social work degree

Veteran James Terrell
James Terrell

November is an opportune time to salute our veterans. Meet James Terrell, a student in the Union Social Work undergraduate program.  James chose to attend Union because of the flexibility of the classes and the Veterans in Union program. Learn more about James in the Q & A below.

QWhat do you plan to do with your degree?
A: I plan to continue my education with eventual employment with the Veterans Administration.

Q: What led you to this program?
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I met a Union representative at a veteran’s job fair and I thought this is what I want to pursue.

Q: Why did you choose Union for your studies?
AThe online flexibility and veterans assistance with funding the classes made Union my choice.

Q: If you could give a piece of advice to your 20 something, what would it be?
A: Go to college and choose your friends more wisely.

Q: Who has influenced you the most in your life, and how have they influenced you?
A: I’ve had several teachers and military mentors who encouraged me to excel.

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