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Veterans Remembrance Ceremony

Singing the National Anthem
Student vocalists from the Fredonia School of Music sing the national anthem at the 2009 Veterans Memorial Service in the Williams Center.

Veterans Remembrance Ceremony a tradition on campus

Facts about veterans on campus:

  • A total of 39 Fredonia students are official U.S. Veterans.
  • Our student veterans reflect over 142 years of cumulative service to the U.S. military and 24 years of combat experience.
  • 57 SUNY Fredonia employees are veterans. See the list here.
  • All major branches of the military are represented within the SUNY Fredonia community at large.

    --updated Spring 2014

Under the leadership of the State University of New York at Fredonia Office of Veterans Affairs, Fredonia holds a service for U.S. veterans around Veteran's Day each fall.

The event, held in the Williams Center, provides a forum through which the university and surrounding community gather to remember, honor and show their gratitude to the countless men and women who have served our country through the many branches of the Armed Forces.

The highlight of the event is the presentation of the annual SUNY Fredonia Veterans Scholarship, made possible by donations to the Fredonia College Foundation. 


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