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Microsoft promises to hire class of vets

Twenty-two transitioning service members can rest easy come December. As the first cohort of students learning under a partnership between Microsoft and Saint Martin’s University, they have been guaranteed entry-level roles as software testers with either Microsoft or Launch Consulting, the technology consulting firm administering the program.

November 2013

Operation: GoodJobs gets $75K from Wells Fargo

Today, Wells Fargo awarded $75,000 to Tacoma Goodwill’s Operation: GoodJobs for its veteran’s career transition program.

November 2013

Microsoft & St. Martin’s link up for vets

Microsoft Corp. today announced a new program to provide software development training and testing to U.S. active duty service members transitioning out of the military. Joint Base Lewis McChord will host the first Microsoft Software & Systems Academy.

November 2013

Saint Martin’s brings MBA to JBLM

Lacey-based Saint Martin’s University is bringing its MBA program to Joint Base Lewis McChord. While primarily for service members, veterans and family members, others may enroll as space is available.

November 2013

"Operation: Goodjobs" gets Wounded Warriors funds

The Wounded Warrior Project, a veterans service nonprofit dedicated to offering services for wounded veterans, has awarded $49,313 to Tacoma Goodwill's "Operation: GoodJobs" program.

October 2013

New JBLM construction for Nat’l Guard

Washington Army National Guard will break ground on a new Information Operations readiness Center in a Thursday ceremony on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

October 2013
BLOG:  Too old for a MBA?

BLOG: Too old for a MBA?

There are some things you can never be too old to do. Eat ice cream for dinner. Learn from your mistakes. And, according to some, earn your MBA. Local MBA program leaders say the average age of their students hasn’t changed in recent years, but they’re not opposed to the idea.

October 2013

West Oly jeweler steps up for troops

Hartley Jewelers recently became the South Puget Sound's only retailer to offer "From Solder to Soldier" bracelets. Sales of these items worldwide has generated over $1,000,000 for "Homes For Our Troops."

September 2013

Local schools recognized as military friendly

Centralia College is among the top military friendly schools in the nation according to Victory Media, a media entity for military personnel transitioning to civilian life.

September 2013

Saint Martin’s updates website to better serve military students

A newly launched section of the Saint Martin’s University website offers a more simplified, one-stop access point for members of the military community who want to explore educational opportunities and programs at Saint Martin’s.

August 2013
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