WATCH LIVE: University of Maryland Global Campus Veterans Day Event

Watch the University of Maryland Global Campus’s Veterans Day event live on Nov. 11, 2023 beginning at 1 p.m. ET. Photo credit UMGC

Today, retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Barrye Price PhD, will be the featured speaker for the University of Maryland Global Campus’ Veterans Day Ceremony, beginning at 1 p.m.

Price currently serves as president and chief executive officer of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America.

The ceremony recognizes our nation’s military veterans — including UMGC students, alumni, faculty, and staff who have worn the uniform of our country. Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Dr. Nicole DeRamus, PhD, assistant vice president for veterans programs in UMGC’s Department of Stateside Military Operations, will serve as master of ceremonies.

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Barrye Price, PhD. Photo credit UMGC

UMGC will also present the General John W. Vessey Student Veteran of the Year Award, an honor that recognizes a student veteran who has excelled in their military career while achieving their educational goals at UMGC. This year’s recipient is Marine Sgt. Dalton J. Berry, a native of Des Moines, IA, who grew up in Missouri.

Sgt. Dalton Berry Photo credit UMGC

Berry serves as a senior instructor with distinction for the Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Systems Engineer Course at Marine Corps Detachment Goodfellow Air Force Base. His responsibilities include the ongoing enhancement of ISEC and the development of all course instructors, regardless of their seniority.


About University of Maryland Global Campus

University of Maryland Global Campus was founded more than 75 years ago specifically to serve the higher education needs of working adults and  military service members. Today, UMGC is the largest provider of postsecondary education in Maryland and continues its global tradition with online and hybrid courses, more than 175 classroom and service locations worldwide, and more than 125 degrees and certificates backed by the reputation of a state university and the University System of Maryland. For more information, visit here.

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