Leading in Uncertainty
General Votel is the President & CEO of Business Executives for National Security (BENS), following a 39-year military career where he commanded special operations and conventional forces at every level and last served as the Commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). His career included combat in Panama, Afghanistan and Iraq. Notably, he led a 79-member coalition that successfully liberated Iraq and Syria from the Islamic State Caliphate. He preceded his assignment at CENTCOM with service as the Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command and the Joint Special Operations Command.
General Votel was recognized with the Distinguished Military Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council, the Distinguished Service Award from the National Medal of Honor Society, and the Freedom Award from the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum among others. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
UMN Carlson Military Information Session + Veteran Student Panel
Learn more about MBA and MS programs at the University of MN Carlson School of Management. They will provide an overview of program offerings, tips about how to best translate your military experience to your application, and career outcomes and resources for veteran students. We’ll also hear from students and alumni about their program experience and connection to the extensive Carlson military.
The College Fit
Deciding what colleges to apply to is a personal journey that starts with understanding what is most important to you. But misinformation can get in the way of creating a list that best fits you as an individual. Join us as Sydney Matthes, an expert in college admissions and Service to School Ambassador, dispels common myths and discusses the first steps to creating your college list.
The Military Student Experience: transitioning to ASU
As a Service to School VetLink Partner, Arizona State University is committed to helping military students navigate the application process. Join ASU in their upcoming information session to understand how to transfer credits, apply to ASU and discover your home away from home, the Pat Tillman Veterans Center.