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UT Dallas Veteran Services Center
  April 2013  
Center News Center News

Jennifer Lasagna is the new assistant director of the Veteran Services Center at UT Dallas. Lasagna comes to the position as a Navy veteran, having spent five years enlisted as a Russian linguist and analyst.

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Veteran student leader Stoy Prioleau reflects on a World War II veteran who received the Bronze Star award 68 years after his service.

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UT Dallas Vets
in the News

Funeral services for UT Dallas veteran student alumnus, Guy Daniel "Guybo" Parnell, 42, of Dallas, were held on Dec. 27, 2012, in Cleburne, Texas. Guybo, as he was known to family and friends, served his country in the United States Navy and served in combat during Operation Desert Storm. Guybo earned his bachelor's degree in historical studies in 2011 and was working toward completing his master's in history.

Fair winds and following seas, Shipmate.

Save the Date

Cord Ceremony for Spring Graduates

Cord Ceremony is
for Spring Graduates

May 14, 2013
McDermott Suite
(4th floor)
Eugene McDermott Library

Upcoming academic and professional workshops will be posted on the VSC website and the UT Dallas Comet Calendar, so check regularly for topics, dates and times.

Test Your Knowledge

Can you name the only president who served as an enlisted man in the military, and who also never earned a commission?

What does "Semper Fidelis" mean in Latin?

Which insect is given credit for helping create the Air Force's F-117 use of aerodynamics?

Who controls the National Guard in times of peace?

Email your answers to lasagna@utdallas.edu. The first person who correctly answers all questions wins. The winner and answers will be revealed in our next issue.

  Veteran Services Center

McDermott Library, MC 1.204

Veteran Student Organization Officers, 2012-2013
President, Keeshaun Coffey
Vice President, Kenneth Pacheco
Vice President, Johnathan Ryan
Executive Secretary, Aradhana Bagaria
Treasurer, Ignacio Cruz

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