Veteran Stories

Veteran Stories

This Veterans' Day, we honor 'Canes who serve

This November marks the centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. In honor of this landmark Veterans’ Day, we spotlight alumni who have served their country.


Veteran Stories

From special ops to the COVID front lines

After 21 years in the U.S. Army, Taylor Skelton, B.S.N. ’20, graduated from the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies and became a critical care nurse in a COVID-19 unit.


Veteran Stories

A life well lived

World War II veteran Simon Zayon, B.B.A. ’52, reflects on his time in the U.S. Navy.


Veteran Stories

Finding hope, and healing, through service

Former University of Miami Veteran Student Organization President Derek Auguste, B.A. ’20, finds healing through service.