Veterans Day Special Edition

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Editor’s Note: Today and every day, we honor our veterans. Enjoy this special issue highlighting Niner veterans and resources around campus.

Supporting Student Veterans

UNC Charlotte is part of a generation of universities founded in metropolitan areas throughout the United States immediately after World War II in response to rising education demands generated by the war and its technologies. Today, UNC Charlotte continues to honor and assist student veterans in their educational journeys through the Veteran Services Office. Please consider making a gift to support UNC Charlotte student veterans.


Veteran Stories

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Service in Action: George Maya ’21

George Maya ’21 has taken steps that have led him to serve and be served by others. His path includes attending UNC Charlotte to major in criminology and joining the 49ers football team. Now he is honoring our country through military service. Here is his story.

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Who is Delicia Ofikulu?

She is a devoted wife, loving mother, dedicated nontraditional student and a proud Marine Corps veteran. The senior, majoring in operations and supply chain management and minoring in management information systems, served in the Marine Corps for four years, stationed at Camp Pendleton in California. Here is her story.

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From Serving in the Military to Serving Charlotte: Erica Solosky’s Journey

Erica Solosky is an associate general counsel in the Office of Legal Affairs and the director of ethics, policy and compliance. Her journey to UNC Charlotte is not a typical one—she is also a veteran who began her career as a judge advocate in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. Here is her story.

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