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ACHE 2014

October 27–29, 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada

A Veteran Degree Completion Program

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 1:15 PM–2:00 PM PDT
Concurrent Session 5
Session Description

An overview of a Veteran Accelerated Degree Completion Program will be shared, focusing on the unique needs of veteran learners and academic support provided to ensure success of degree attainment. Attendees will learn the nuts and bolts of creating a Veteran degree completion program, understand assessment practices used in this program, and discover specialized support services based on the needs of Veteran learners. The presenter will facilitate a Q&A discussion to stimulate mutual knowledge sharing.

Session Focus
Credit Programming
Post-traditional Students
Accelerated Programs
Student / Client Support Services
Session Audience
Program Directors
Program Staff
Deans & Senior Administrators
Student Services Providers

Primary Presenter

Gregory Ochoa, Mount St. Mary's University
Contact information; 301-682-8315

Brief Bio

Dr. Gregory Ochoa is the Dean for Mount St. Mary Univeristy's Frederick Campus. He has served in various administrative, faculty and student affiars roles for the past 13 years. He earned his EdD in Educational Leadership from Duquesne University, his MA in Psychology from Marshall University and his BA in Psychology from Creighton University. He is currently the Maryland State representative for ACHE.

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