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NIU says no to vet group housing

Lincoln Hall sits in front of New Hall on Sunday. The hall may see renovation, said Eric Weldy, vice president of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

Alexander Chettiath

June 29, 2015

NIU has declined Save-A-Vet’s proposal to renovate Lincoln Hall, a project that would have provided housing for disabled veterans and canines.Save-A-Vet, created by Danny Scheurer, Marine and Army veteran, rescues retired military and service dogs from being put down and pairs them with disabled veter...

Group requests Lincoln Hall for vet housing

Alexander Chettiath

June 15, 2015

A military veteran organization is seeking to use Lincoln Hall as a living facility for disabled veterans attending NIU and retired military and police dogs that would otherwise be put down.Save-A-Vet, a group that rescues retired military, police and other service animals and shelters them with dis...

Center helps support military dogs

Rhea Riley

March 24, 2014

The Experiential Learning Center has teamed up with Save-A-Vet to save military and law enforcement dogs from being put down after retirement.The Experiential Learning Center, a part of the College of Business, creates teams of students that partner up with organizations for a semester-long project. The Ex...

Military Student Services to host ‘Save a Vet’ event

Jessi Haish

January 21, 2013

Military Student Services will host “Save a Vet: The Other Forgotten Soldier” from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 30 in the Holmes Student Center’s Capitol Room. Danny Scheurer, president of Save-A-Vet, will give a presentation focused on canines in the military. Save-A-Vet rescues military service do...