Norwich University students called to serve
Activation of undergraduate and graduate students puts a hold on spring semester coursework
Twenty undergraduate students at Norwich University, the nation's oldest private military college, located in Northfield, VT, have been called to active duty and will be heading to the Persian Gulf and other destinations overseas. The students are members of the National Guard or Marine Corps Reserves, both of which are calling troops to active duty throughout the United States. Additionally, twelve of the university's graduate students have been mobilized.
Norwich University undergraduate students being called to active duty include:
Norwich University graduate students who have postponed their studies in one of the University's four online Master's programs, most of whom are already stationed at military installations domestically and abroad, include:
"I am proud and honored to count these young people who are postponing their academic lives to serve our country as members of Norwich University," said President Richard W. Schneider. "They are part of Norwich University's long tradition of service to the nation. I wish them Godspeed on their missions and look forward to their safe return."
Norwich staff members Security Patrolman Michael Boyce and Assistant Commandant Joyce Rivers have also been called to serve.
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