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From Special Forces to the Contemporary Classroom, CTU Keeps Soldiers on Their Toes

“I just didn’t feel like I fit in, I just didn’t like it much,” he said, in regard to his learning stint at a branch of a large public university. After four years in the military, he felt he had gained the equivalent of eight years of maturity. It turns out, when one is working in psychological operations under the U.S. Army Special Forces unit in Iraq, as Staff Sgt. Perez had done, one matures pretty quickly.

Announcing the CTU 2013 Wounded Warrior Scholarship Program Recipients

As Americans honor those who serve our country this Veterans Day, at Colorado Technical University, we’re recognizing the sacrifices of 25 wounded active duty and veteran service members and 25 spouses of wounded service members with the gift of education.

15 Indicators of a Military Friendly School

A Military friendly school is defined by the choices or actions it makes to support military, veteran or spouse students. These actions become an important indicator of what you should expect from the school as a service-member or veteran.

Homeland Security and Higher Education at CTU

The nation’s increased focus on protecting the well-being of Americans and our country in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 has created a stronger national focus on homeland security.

The Arab Spring and Homeland Security

The recent sectarian violence in Egypt between Muslims and Coptic Christians as well as the ongoing instability in Syria and Yemen underscore a trend with possible homeland security implications for the United States.

Choosing a Military-Centric School

Going back to school while you or your spouse are serving, or as a veteran, is a big decision. Before you decide which school to attend, do a little research. Look for military-friendly universities. Some colleges may offer specific grants or scholarships to the military community, or have military-centric policies in place.