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The Student Veterans of America Kansas City ReCon Conference

KCReCon 2019

2nd Annual Conference

Learn how to navigate college life and transition into a civilian career at this three-day conference for student veterans. Connect with other student veterans and talk with organizations that provide support and resources. Get information from Timothy Nellett with Peer Advisors for Veteran Education (PAVE) on how your school can become a PAVE school.

Get information, be inspired and network with other student veterans! Learn how to:

  • Achieve your educational goals
  • Transition into a civilian career
  • Build and sustain a student veteran organization
  • Collaborate and connect with Veteran Service Organizations

Keynote Speaker - Timothy Nellett with PAVE

PAVE connects incoming student veterans with current student veterans to help them navigate college life, address challenges, identify on- and off-campus resources and provide ongoing support. Nellett helps chapters implement the PAVE program on partner campuses nationwide.

Don’t Miss: Patrick Benson

Benson, co-founder and director of War Horses for Veterans, served in the Infantry from 1998 to 2004. Benson understands the physical and emotional strain that combat puts on veterans. He also is a professional horseman who manages a training and breeding program for performance horses.

Special outings to a Kansas City Royals game and War Horses for Veterans facility!

Call for proposals!

Submit your proposal for an interactive breakout session that showcases student veteran issues such as:

  • Tools and takeaways for getting an education
  • Strategies for transitioning from college to civilian life
  • Building and sustaining a student veteran organization
  • Best practices for chapter/club management

Sessions must be between 30 minutes and one hour and encourage attendee interaction.

Proposals are due by Aug. 20. Email your proposed topic title and description to Donny Whitton.