Veteran Students

Veterans' Networking Event

When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018, from 5:30 - 8 p.m.

Where: Shults Center Forum, Nazareth College (park in Lot A near the Arts Center)

Community professionals are invited to join student veterans from Nazareth College and Monroe Community College to build relationships, share experiences, and provide mentorship as the students prepare to join the local workforce.


  • 5:30 p.m. Cocktails and snacks
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 7:15 p.m. Guest speaker
  • 7:45 p.m. Closing

Co-presented by the Nazareth College Office of Veterans Affairs and Monroe Community College Veteran Services Office.

Register by Friday, March 16.

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Chad Everett Van Gorder

Chad Everett Van Gorder

Coordinator Veteran Student Enrollment & Support Services

Education: B.S. in social work, Nazareth College; A.S. in individual studies, Jefferson Community College

Expertise: Van Gorder has more than a decade of experience in management, specializing in training and employee mentorship. After 21 years of service, including work in Korea and during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, he retired from the U.S. Army in 2014 at the rank of first sergeant. 

At Nazareth, he is responsible for providing exceptional service and advocacy to prospective and current veteran students. He represents Nazareth College at veteran recruiting events, builds meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with active duty and veteran organizations, serves as the primary enrollment liaison for veteran students, and coordinates activities and events for veteran students. He provides leadership in helping to continuously build a veteran-friendly culture at Nazareth College.