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VetNet

Veterans Network (VetNet) is a uniquely defined organization on campus. We are a diverse group of men and women with differences in college majors, athletic/academic abilities, socio-cultural backgrounds and ...wisdom. Our membership represents generations, both military and non-military affiliated, as far back as the WWII era to as recent as the latest high school graduate. Though regardless of all our differences as students at Cal State Long Beach, we all share the common bond of knowing selfless sacrifice for a nation.

In addition to being a network of Veterans on campus, Veterans Network includes relationships established with external individuals and organizations. We continually strive to build strong ties with local employers, professional organizations, other Veterans groups and any individual(s) who consider themselves to be supporters of our cause. This allows our school club to produce multi-faceted activities that can mutually benefit our entire network.

Whether you are a Veteran, Dependent or simply a Veteran Supporter, we welcome you to Join Us as a student member, organization or individual supporter. We have numerous officer positions to fill that will complement many majors and/or professions. Depending upon current needs, we may even create positions specifically tailored to your expertise

 

VetNet Outreach

VetNet Student President

Adam Renteria, President of VetNet Student Veterans Group, providing outreach at a local community college

 

  • Thursday, 13 November, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Long Beach City College Veterans Affairs office invites VetNet to setup a table with other agencies. They are hoping to provide our veteran population with information from different sources an in turn make them aware of all the agencies that are out there to help them. The event will be held in the lawn area between buildings D and E. We hope that you are able to make it. Please RSVP with Danielle Panto at dpanto@lbcc.edu - 562-938-3932 or with me at the information below.
  • Tuesday, 18 November, 12:30 to 2:00 pm between LA 2 and 3 buildings. VetNet and Veterans University will participate in the Peace Conference discussions here at LBSU. Join us if you can!
  • Thursday, 20 November, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at El Camino College. VetNet is looking for two LBSU student veterans to meet with El Camino College studetn during their Veterans Fair. VetNet must RSVP by 11 Nov. POC for this event is Steve Shaw @ VetNet@csulb.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to get involved!! Register here!!

If you are an upper classman, volunteer to sponsor new student veterans on campus.

To join, please send us an email at : vetnet.csulb@gmail.com with your

  • Major
  • Graduating year
  • Phone number
  • How you would like to be involved
  • Any additional information you'd like us to know about yourself

You can help VetNet and your community by submitting a personal story. Help our campus understand the diverse nature of student veterans at CSULB.

Connect with us on Facebook!! Facebook like button that links to VetNet on Facebook

Meet the Officers

Director of the Veterans University and Staff/Faculty Advisor

Patrick O'Rourke (LtCol US Army)
Doctorate in Educational Leadership
porourke@csulb.edu

President

John Murrin (Cpl USMC)
Bachelor in Industrial Engineering
murrin.j@gmail.com 

Vice President

Lynn Scott (Sgt USMC/GM2 US Navy)
Masters in Criminal Justice and Public Administration
lynn.scott@student.csulb.edu 

Treasurer

Ryan MacCaskey (Sgt. US Army)
Bachelor in American Studies
maccaskey@gmail.com

Secretary

Steven Collins (Sgt USMC)
Bachelor in Nutrition/Dietetics
steven.collins@student.csulb.edu

Webmaster (Facebook & Twitter)

Jose Brassea (AT3 US Navy)
Bachelor in Linguistics
jose.brassea@student.csulb.edu

Publicist/Photographer

Augie Freeman (Sgt USMC)
Graphic Design

Director of Memberships

To be elected

Webmaster (Website)

To be elected

Director of Public Affairs

To be elected

Director of Special Activities

To be elected