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Upcoming Events

Veterans Day Events - Thursday, November 8th

  • Missing Man Table (8 a.m., Atrium)
  • Veterans Day Celebration (11 a.m., Barnes & Noble Auditorium)
  • Welcome Home Vietnam War Commemorative Ceremony (2 p.m., Barns & Noble Auditorium)
  • Service - November 6th - December 6th
    Works by US veterans borrowed from both the Pritzker Military Museum & Library and the National Veterans Art Museum (Chistopher Art Gallery)
    Artist reception on Friday, November 9th, 12 - 2 p.m.
  • Richton Park Veterans Parade - Saturday, November 10th
    10 a.m., starts at Southland College Prep
  • Rise Above Exhibit - Tuesday/Wednesday, November 13th and 14th
    Open to the public 3 - 5 p.m. each day at the PSC Conference Center/Parking Lot D
  • Women and Men's Basketball Game Veterans Night - Thursday, November 15th
    5:30 p.m. in the PSC Fieldhouse
  • Retirement of Missing Man Table - Tuesday, November 20th
    2:30 p.m. in the Atrium
  • Missing Man Table - (8 a.m., Atrium)


Veterans News

  • From Boots to Books: Helping Our Veterans
  • Prairie State College Starts Chapter of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society
  • Prairie State College to Receive Grant from Wounded Warrior Project™
  • About Wounded Warrior Project™: Visit woundedwarriorproject.org.
  • VA Launches Personalized Health Benefits Handbook
  • VA Providing Credit Monitoring to Misidentified Veterans
  • Chicagoland Regional College Program (CRCP)

Podcasts of Past Events

Battle Scars movie screening

Battle Scars
Movie Discussion Forum moderated by Chicago Heights Veterans Center Psychologist Dr. Richard Doss

October 27, 2017 | 6 p.m.

Click here to listen


War of Consinence

War of Conscience
A panel discussion about the challenges and critical issues facing many returning U.S. military service members and veterans.

February  21, 2018 | 12 p.m.

Click here to listen

Woment Veterans Leadership Summit

Join us for a Women in Leadership workshop hosted by Dale Carnegie Training that includes a panel discussion with successful women leaders and veterans as well as practical tips and tools for uncovering our own pathway to success as women in leadership.


Erica Jefferies

Director, Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
U.S. Army Veteran
Janene Marshall-
Colonel Janene

Owner, College Nannes, Sitters + Tutors
U.S. Army Reserves
Zeita Merchant
Commander Zeita Merchant
Commanding Officer,
USCG Marine Safety Unit Chicago

Participants will:

  • Work with Dale Carnegie trainers to define success, create a personal vision and commit to action.
  • Hear real-world insights from other veteran women business owners and leaders.
  • Learn key behaviors that are common among effective leaders.
  • Engage with other women veteran leaders.

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