Saint Martin's University recognized as a military friendly school for 2010

August 13, 2009 

Lacey, Washington – Saint Martin’s University has been selected by G.I. Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly School for 2010. This honor places Saint Martin’s University in the top 15 percent of the nation's military-friendly schools.

Earlier this year G.I. Jobs sent out over 7000 surveys to schools across the country to establish their military friendliness. For nearly ten years, G.I. Jobs has been a leading magazine providing information about education, transition assistance, and job opportunities for military personnel and their families.

Saint Martin’s University will be listed in the 2010 Guide to Military Friendly Schools, which will be published next month and distributed to all military base education offices around the country. In addition, the October 2009 issue of both G.I. Jobs and its sister publication, Military Spouse, will feature the Military Friendly Schools list.

To see the 2010 list, go to www.militaryfriendlyschools.com/pr09.aspx.  For more information regarding the list or the guide, visit G.I. Jobs (www.gijobs.com) or Military Spouse (www.milspouse.com) magazine.

For more information about specific programs offered by Saint Martin’s University, contact one of the following offices: Fort Lewis Extension Office in Stone Education Center, 253-964-4688; McChord Extension Office in Building 851, 253-584-3533; the University’s Office of Admissions in Lacey, 360-438-4596; or the Veteran’s Affairs Representative, William Jackson at 253-964-4688.

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 320-acre wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 21 majors and six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 student from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its five extension campuses located at Fort Lewis Army Post, McChord Air Force Base, Olympic College, Centralia College, and Tacoma Community College.

For additional information:

Cruz Arroyo
Director extension programs
253-964-4688
carroyo@stmartin.edu

Genevieve Canceko Chan
Director of Communications & Marketing
360-438-4332
gchan@stmartin.edu