Small Steps, Big Impact Episode 12 – Military-Affiliated Students

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Our guest today is Chris Gregory, Director of the Military-Affiliated Services Center here at UNC Greensboro.  Our conversation today focuses on the importance of understanding the experiences of military-affiliated students who are navigating our Higher Education environments.

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About our Guests

Chris Gregory

Chris Gregory earned both a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and master’s degree in Industrial Labor Relations from West Virginia University.  Chris also earned a master’s degree in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs from UNC Greensboro.   He began his career in education working in Housing & Residence Life (HRL) at UNCG. When the university first created the Veterans Resource Center (now Military-Affiliated Services), Chris was asked to lead the effort and build the program from the ground up while still working full time in HRL. Chris returned to the Office of Military-Affiliate Services to serve as Director in 2022.  He lives in Gibsonville with his wife and two children, and his hobbies include playing with his very spirited dog, Clementine, watching his beloved Tottenham Hotspur, and backpacking.  

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Green Zone Training for UNCG Faculty and Staff

Meet the Staff of the Office of Milltary-Affliliated Services