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Former Forbes DSL Thompson becomes new associate dean

The now-former Director of Student Life at Forbes, Mellisa Thompson, has been named the new associate dean in the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students. Thompson has worked as the DSL for Forbes College for the past five years. She started in her new office as of Monday, but she will continue many of her responsibilities at Forbes College until a new DSL for Forbes is appointed.

U. welcomes Warrior Scholar program for first year

As a national nonprofit, the Warrior Scholar Project focuses on helping GIs and Veterans transition into college life and make full use of their skills in the civilian setting of academia. Many of the veterans assisted by the project have been on active duty for four or five years minimum, and some are retired after 20 to 30 years of active duty.