A week of activities for Veterans Day


The Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave., will honor all veterans and current military members with a weeklong schedule of events Nov. 5-8.

Events include:

  • Veterans Salute and Honoring the Fallen- Students, employees and community members will salute current veteran students and staff, and hold a ceremony to honor Illinois service members that have given their lives in the past year.
    • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 12:15 p.m. • Belleville Campus Main Complex Flagpole
  • Veterans Job Fair- More than 80 companies will attend this job fair. Dress professionally and bring plenty of résumés.
    • Wednesday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to noon • Belleville Campus Main Complex Varsity Gym
  • Through Their Eyes- Take part in a panel discussion with veterans who served in every major conflict from WWII through Afghanistan.
    • Thursday, Nov. 7, 12:30 p.m. • Belleville Campus Main Complex Theatre
  • Veterans Services and Benefits Day
    • Nov. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. • Sam Wolf Granite City Campus, 4950 Maryville Road

For more details about these events,visit swic.edu/veterans.