Megan Lemaster, of Washington C.H., is a member of Ashland University’s Student Veterans of America Chapter.
Lemaster, a 2015 Miami Trace High School graduate, is majoring in nursing.
The Ashland University Chapter of Student Veterans of America was organized in 2012 and gained full charter status in 2013. A veteran resource guide has been published, Veterans’ Day ceremonies have been conducted on campus, and AU has been recognized nationally as a “Military Friendly School.”
AU has been a Yellow Ribbon Program participating institution since 2011. Student veterans of AU have access to personal and professional counseling, academic advising, career services, financial aid, disability services, withdrawals due to deployments, Yellow Ribbon funds, and recognition events. The local chapter is associated with the national organization located in Washington, D. C.
Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.