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Angelo State Earns Statewide Veteran Education Excellence Award

September 24, 2021

  • Angelo State VETS Center Hall of Honor

Angelo State University has received a 2021 Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Award from the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Veterans Education Program – and is one of only six Texas universities to receive the highest-level Gold Award.

Established this year, the new award recognizes public universities and colleges that provide excellence in education and related services that significantly contribute to the academic success of student veterans and military-connected students.

All public institutions of higher education in Texas were invited to submit application packages. The TVC evaluated applicants on a variety of criteria, including the existence and quality of:

Angelo State is the only Lone Star Conference school to earn a 2021 award from TVC. This also marks the fourth time this year ASU has been recognized for providing excellent education and related services to military and veteran students and their families. Other accolades include:

ASU’s Veterans Educational and Transitional Services (VETS) Center provides enrollment and academic support for military and veteran students, as well as special programs, networking opportunities, social and study areas, and a dedicated computer lab. The Office of Affiliated Military and Veteran Services coordinates the efforts of the VETS Center and other faculty and staff who deal directly with ASU military and veteran students and their families.