The State of Minnesota has designated Saint Paul College as a Yellow Ribbon organization, becoming the 84th Yellow Ribbon Organization in Minnesota. Being identified as a Yellow Ribbon organization shows that key areas within an organizational structure create a network that proactively supports veterans, service members, and military families. In order to become a Yellow Ribbon Organization, an organization needs to develop a sustainable action plan demonstrating long-term commitment to current and former U.S. military service members and their families. Some specific commitments and steps Saint Paul College has taken include:
• Recognizing veterans and their families at the Spring Graduation Ceremony.
• Expanding staffed hours at the campus Veteran Center.
• Hosting a Connect Veterans Military Outreach event with community leaders this November.
On Oct. 28, Saint Paul College will host a Proclamation Ceremony to enact the designation. Saint Paul College, a comprehensive community and technical college, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 26 colleges and seven


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