S2S Celebrates Veterans Day– Featuring Alex Nieves
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Fun Fact About Yourself: I love to scuba dive
Major: Business Analytics and Information Systems
What did you do in the military? Army Adjutant General Officer (HR)
What was your proudest accomplishment in the military? Teaching, coaching, and mentoring over 350 newly commissioned Adjutant General Officers
What was the best part of S2S for you? The amazing network of you establish with people want to assist in achieving your dreams
Why did you decide to pursue college? I started seeking a second degree while on Active Duty and wanted to complete it
How has the transition been from the military to civilian life? Its been great so far. A bit of an eye opener, but overall no complaints.
What’s your favorite part about the University of South Florida? The best part of USF is their dedication in ensuring student success post-graduation. They are very welcoming to Veterans and integrating us into the population is a top priority to USF.
What advice would you give to future applicants? Do not underestimate yourself. Follow your dreams. You will never know the outcome if you do not even try.
What are your goals post-graduation? to continue serving our veteran community in anyway the future holds for me.