Northwestern State University has received the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media. NSU Vice President of Technology Darlene Williams says they are proud to be recognized for their efforts to provide educational opportunities for military students and their families.
“This makes the 7th time that we’ve been honored by being recognized for being a military friendly school.”
Williams says they have a long history of working with and serving the military with their relationships with Fort Polk and Barksdale Airforce Base. She says they also have a nationally ranked online degree program.
“We go through an extensive process in terms of identifying very specific types of services and features about our program to even be considered for this type of honor.”
More than 1,600 schools were considered for the honor. Williams hopes receiving designations like this will bring in more military students to the school. She says they have specific services in order to responsive to the needs of these students.
“Dedicated liaisons work directly with the military providing counseling services, in addition to the array of offerings that are very convenient and flexible for that group.”