Eric Watson ’91 wasn’t envisioning himself as a U.S. Marine Corps aviator when he first came to Syracuse University. The Washington D.C., native originally intended on studying computer science, but as is the case with many college students, Watson realized…
From Battlefield to Bookworm
The University’s long tradition of service to the nation’s veterans and military service members continues in the classrooms of the College of Arts and Science. In July, Arts and Sciences faculty and staff hosted approximately a dozen military veterans for an intense week of academic workshops through the Warrior Scholar Project.
The program is designed to help enlisted men and women make successful transitions from the military to campus life. Students are guided through five days of analytical reading and writing courses, along with mentorship to help build confidence as they make a move toward their academic future.