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Clovis Community College Named Gold-level Award Recipient by Military Friendly®

December 12, 2016

Clovis Community College announced on December 8, 2016 that it has been named a Gold-level Military Friendly® School Award recipient in the category of Community Colleges for 2017. Victory Media, originator of the family of Military Friendly® employment, entrepreneurship and education resources for veterans and their families, published its special awards for 2017 Military Friendly® Schools and Employers at https://militaryfriendly.com. For more than a decade, Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.
 
New this year, Military Friendly® Awards showcase the most powerful and effective programs of more than 200 companies and 1,200 post-secondary schools that were designated as “Military Friendly®” in November. Of those designated, 154 employers and 541 schools have been recognized for excellence in different categories, highlighting not only “Are you Military Friendly®?” but “How Military Friendly® are you?”
 
“All of our Military Friendly® award recipients set the standard for excellence,” said Daniel Nichols, Chief Product Officer of Victory Media and head of Military Friendly® development. “They offer exceptional examples of what it means not just to build a program that meets federal requirements, but one that serves the military and veteran community from classrooms to careers.”
 
"Clovis Community College is proud to be named as a gold-level recipient by Victory Media's 2017 Military Friendly® Schools. We are honored to serve our military students, and we recognize the special challenges that military students may face. Our mission is to keep the student's needs at the heart of all we do, and we are especially aware of our opportunities to assist military students. We have worked hard to improve persistence rates college-wide, and thoughtful service to military students is an important part of this effort," says CCC president Dr. Becky Rowley.
 
Award thresholds were set by the leading educational institution in each category below:

  • Public Universities <10,000 Students
  • Public Universities >10,000 Students
  • Private Institutions <10,000 Students
  • Private Institutions >10,000 Students
  • Non-Traditional Institutions
  • Community Colleges
  • Private Vocational Schools
  • Online Universities
  • Graduate Schools
  • Tier 1 Research Institutions
     

Award levels are defined as:

  • Top 10 Gold – A ranked list of the Top 10 in a category based on a numerical score.
  • Gold Medal – Schools scoring within 20% of the last-ranked (10th) institution.
  • Silver Medal – Schools  scoring within 30% of the last-ranked (10th) institution.
  • Bronze Medal – Schools scoring within 40% of the last-ranked (10th) institution.

 
Companies and schools must have successfully completed a 2017 Military Friendly® survey and been designated as a 2017 Military Military Friendly® School or Employer to be considered for the Awards program. The names of awardees are published online at https://militaryfriendly.com and will be printed in the December issue of G.I. Jobs® or Guide to Military Friendly® Schools. To see a complete list of this year’s award winners, or to learn more about Military Friendly® ratings and how to participate, visit https://militaryfriendly.com.

 

For more than a decade, Military Friendly® ratings have set the standard for companies and colleges demonstrating positive employment and education outcomes for veterans and their families.

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