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November 6, 2023 – Marietta, Georgia – Life University (Life U) is pleased to announce that its annual Veterans Day Assembly will be held on Thursday, November 16, on the second floor TIC Auditorium (Main Gym) of the Center for Athletics and Sport Science located at 1266 Barclay Circle, Marietta, GA, 30060.

The assembly will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m. with a welcoming address from Vice President of University Advancement Dr. Gilles LaMarche. Subsequently, there will be presentations by Sgt. Eric Ferguson (U.S. Army) and Life U Board of Trustees member Dr. Mary Olodun (U.S. Navy and U.S. Army).

A signing of the Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Agreement will take place immediately following the presentations by Sgt. Ferguson and Dr. Olodun. Georgia ESGR Chair Kevin Wince, ESGR National Engagement Director Bruce Townshend and Life U Provost and CAO Dr. Jana Holwick will all join Dr. Olodun on stage to sign the agreement.

ESGR is a Department of Defense office that develops and promotes supportive work environments for Service members in the Reserve Components through outreach, recognition and educational opportunities that increase awareness of applicable laws. It also assists in resolving conflicts between the Service members and their employers.

Life U will become the fifth university to partner with ESGR at the national level in support of the campus Veteran population. The university boasts various initiatives to increase student-Veteran enrollment, increase Veteran-patient care and link currently enrolled students with Service member-education opportunities, such as S.R.O.T.C., the Health Professional Scholarship Program and Veterans educational benefits. Additionally, the University is excited to announce its new Veterans Affairs and Representative and Engagement Director position to its staff.

Then, following the signing of the agreement, a special luncheon will be held at The Commons Dining Hall for invited guests, which is located at 1100 Barclay Circle, Marietta, GA, 30060.

Founded in 1974, Life University is a health sciences institution most known for its College of Chiropractic, the largest single-campus College of Chiropractic in the world. Undergraduates can pursue undergraduate degrees; a pre-chiropractic, degree-seeking pathway; and graduate degrees within the College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies. Some degree programs are offered to distance learners through the College of Online Education.

Life University strives to empower our students to succeed both professionally and personally. At Life U, we innovate our approach to higher education, while also remaining true to our philosophical commitment to produce informed leaders who exemplify humanistic values in their professions. To achieve this goal, Life U recognizes and demonstrates its dedication through three official Life University Values: Lasting PurposeVitalism and Integrity.

Life U’s 110-acre campus in Marietta, Georgia, just northwest of Atlanta, is home to more than 2,700 undergraduate, graduate and professional students who come from all 50 United States and more than 65 countries.

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About Life University

Life University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and Doctor of Chiropractic degrees, and also has programmatic accreditation through the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). The mission of Life University is to empower students with the education, skills and values necessary for career success and life fulfillment, based on a vitalistic philosophy.