November 7, 2018

Why Veterans Need Mentors When Transitioning to College

When transitioning from the military to college, veterans often have to overcome everything from age differences with classmates to time management and more. What isn’t discussed as often are the ways to help veterans successfully make this transition. Most college and universities have student services. Some even have veterans centers that are specifically dedicated to assisting service men and women; however, many students aren’t sure where to begin to ask for help, or how to determine what they need.

November 6, 2018

Pensacola Military and Families Invited to Complimentary Thanksgiving Dinner

Active-duty military members and their families in the Pensacola area are invited to dine at a special Thanksgiving event in downtown Pensacola courtesy of Columbia Southern University (CSU) and Seville Quarter. The day before Thanksgiving, Nov. 21, 2018, 100 active-duty military members and their families can attend a complimentary Pensacola military appreciation Thanksgiving meal on Government Street in front of Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St., from 4-7 p.m. The street will be closed to thru traffic for the duration of the event. 

November 1, 2018

Toya Simon Weathers Storms, Shares Triumphant Experiences

Toya Simon knows a thing or two about weathering storms. A native of the Virgin Islands and one of nine children, Simon was determined to doggedly pursue an education and earn her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance. Working her way through school was no easy task as she chose not to apply for student loans, but rather fund her courses one at a time.