OLLU to hold 2018 Veterans Day celebration on Friday

OLLU will host the annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Mall Area.

The theme for this year’s ceremony is the OLLU student veteran and will feature speakers Amber Gutierrez, former Naval Petty Officer 3rd Class and OLLU alumna and Refugio Martinez, former Sergeant of the Marines and OLLU doctoral candidate.

In addition to the ceremony in the Mall, there will be a screening and discussion of the film, “Full Metal Jacket,” by Stanley Kubrick from 2-4:30 p.m. in Providence Hall, Blue Room.

Additional Veterans Awareness Week events include:

Meet the Vets BBQ
12:30 p.m. – Mall Area
Hot dogs, chips and a drink will be available for purchase for $5

Information Day for Veterans Services
12:30-1:30 p.m. – Mall Area
Veterans are encouraged to attend to learn more about available resources.

Root Beer Pong
12:30-1:30 p.m. – St. Anne’s Courtyard
Join the vets for a game of Root Beer Pong with beer googles.

Veterans Wall Showcase
12:30-1:30 p.m. – Sister Annie B’s Cafeteria
Come learn about the military service of OLLU student veterans