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New Program for Vets at UI
Cedar Rapids, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) - Veterans will soon be able to enter into a new pilot program at the University of Iowa.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is working on the first program of its kind in the nation.
The Iowa Consortium of Veteran Excellence will create classes at the University of Iowa that are specifically geared toward vets--to help them translate their training into course credit.
The UI has about 600 students who are veterans with almost 90 of them planning to graduate this month.
A meeting explaining more about the program will be held at 1 this afternoon in the Old Capitol Town Center.