October 18, 2018


4 p.m. – 9 p.m. central time



2710 S. Clear Creek Road

Suite 108

Killeen, Texas 76549

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You’re cordially invited to "Strength in Support: A Veterans Transitional Workshop" at our Killeen, Texas location. Please join us for an evening of networking, discussion, workshops, and refreshments.

Created to serve those who serve, this event is designed for transitioning servicemembers and veterans. Workshop topics and presentations will include

  • Presentations by representatives of UMUC's Career Services and Alumni Services
  • Panel discussions on transitioning to civilian life from junior and senior military veterans
  • Personalized résumé review
  • On-site academic advising, to include information on using your veterans education benefits


4–6 p.m.: Join us for networking, social gathering, and a presentation and discussion with our Career Services representatives

6–7 p.m.: Attend a panel discussion featuring subject matter experts and veterans

7–9 p.m.: Join us for a transition discussion, veterans benefit information, as well as continued networking

Featured Speakers

  • Col. Keith Hauk (U.S. Army, Ret.) provides vision, leadership, strategic oversight, and direction to university-wide student veteran services, as well as oversight for military support programs that enable service member use of tuition assistance and Servicemember Opportunity College (SOC) program participation at UMUC.
  • Hauk is a 29-year Army veteran who joined UMUC in September 2015. He holds an undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point as well as advanced degrees from the Colorado School of Mines and the United States Naval War College.
  • Col. Cheryl A. Harris (U.S. Army, Ret.) is responsible for the management of UMUC's staff and operations on military installations throughout the United States. Harris retired from the U.S. Army and joined UMUC in August 2015.

As a career soldier with 30 years of active-duty service, she served in a variety of staff and command positions throughout the years. Harris earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from McNeese State University, a Master of Science in Management from Troy State University, and a Master of Science in strategic campaign planning and strategy from the Joint Forces Staff College.

  • 1st Sgt. Tang Smith (U.S. Army, Ret.) served for 24 years as a field artilleryman. His enlisted Army career included special duty assignments as a recruiter, drill sergeant, and ROTC senior military instructor. Tang retired in 2015, and he received his undergraduate degree in human resource management. He is currently pursuing a graduate degree in organizational leadership.

If you require a special accommodation to fully participate in this event, e-mail Accessibility Services or call 240-684-2287. Please allow a minimum of 72 hours prior to the event to arrange the accommodation.

Prospective students who attend this event and apply within 30 days after attending will be eligible to have the $50 application fee waived. The $100 application fee for the Doctor of Management program cannot be waived.

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