Niner Engineer Leads Efforts for Veteran Engagement

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Angel Rodriguez, Marine Veteran and M.S. in Fire Protection and Safety Management student, is leading efforts that support campus experiences for student veterans. Having been in the Marines, Rodriguez closely understands and appreciates the student veteran perspective and works hard to support our university’s “Marine Friendly” status by interning in the University’s Office of Veteran Services. Together with fellow student veteran Bethany Mavromatis, Rodriguez is helping other veterans realize the University offers support and opportunity.

“Military friendly means engagement,” said Rodriguez. “It means recognizing and celebrating the military community on campus, and creating a hub of opportunity for veterans. After all, UNC Charlotte was made for veterans. Higher education is a team effort and we all need to be team players.”

Learn more about Rodriguez, what and who he has discovered while in the W.S. Lee College of Engineering.