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Veterans Resource Center

The WNC Veterans Center has been named the “Organization of the Year” by the Nevada Department…
The WNC Veterans Center has been named the “Organization of the Year” by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services for its work in suicide awareness/prevention. Accepting the award was, L-R: Tim Galluzi, pre-admission advisor; student vet Marcela Reyes, student vet Arcardio Rivera; and Kevin Burns, Veterans Center Coordinator.

The Veterans Resource Center at WNC was opened January of 2013. It started as a place on campus for student veterans and has grown into the model veteran resource program in Northern Nevada.

The Center is manned by an all veteran staff that knows what it means to serve. The Center maintains focus on its motto of “Vets helping Vets” by operating a diverse selection of programs and initiatives designed to serve its diverse population. The Center's primary focus is to assist the veteran or their family in the transition to the world of higher education.

The Pre-Admission adviser will walk the veteran through the often difficult process of creating an educational plan in order to maximize the VA education benefits. The Veteran Resource Center Coordinator is also the academic adviser for the student veterans on campus; his primary mission is to ensure that our veterans are given all the tools they need to succeed.

The Veteran Resource Center offers:

  • Tutoring Services
  • Peer to Peer Mentorship
  • Academic Advising
  • Veteran Advocacy
  • Counseling Services
  • Textbook Lending
  • VA Benefits Advising
  • A quiet place to study
  • Computers with internet/printing access
  • The home for the student vet club
  • Community Resource Information
  • Veterans Upward Bound

It is a place where veterans can gather with those who have shared experiences in life and who understand. A vet walks through our doors a stranger once.

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Important Contacts
Name Kevin Burns, Maj, USMC (ret)
Title Veterans Resource Center Coordinator
Phone 775-445-4275
Email kevin.burns@wnc.edu

Name Richard Vlach, USMC (Vet)
Title Veterans Pre-Admission Advisor
Phone 775-445-3302
Email richard.vlach@wnc.edu

Name David Johnson
Title Fallon Campus Veteran Assistant
Phone 775-423-2247
Address Sage Hall 100C
Email david.johnson@wnc.edu

Name Aaron Endel
Title School Certifying Official
Phone 775-445-3263
Email aaron.endel@wnc.edu
Website Veterans Education Benefits




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