Pima Community College hosting veterans forum - Tucson News Now

Pima Community College hosting veterans forum

Posted: Updated:
  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • Nogales border fence knocked down by storm

    Nogales border fence knocked down by storm

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:57 AM EDT2014-07-28 11:57:01 GMT
    Border Patrol officials in Nogales say operations are back to normal after a section of the border wall was knocked down.
    Border Patrol officials in Nogales say operations are back to normal after a section of the border wall was knocked down.
  • Man dropped off at hospital with gunshot wound

    Man dropped off at hospital with gunshot wound

    Man dropped off at hospital with gunshot wound

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:37 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:37:03 GMT
    Sergeant Chris Widmer tweeted out the update. He says the 23-year-old man was dropped off at a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
    Sergeant Chris Widmer tweeted out the update. He says the 23-year-old man was dropped off at a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
  • Tucson Streetcar has reported 25,000 riders on Saturday

    Tucson Streetcar has reported 25,000 riders on Saturday

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:06:30 GMT
    With free rides being offered all weekend, the streetcar remained packed through its first two days and was busy once again on Sunday.
    With free rides being offered all weekend, the streetcar remained packed through its first two days and was busy once again on Sunday.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Pima Community College is reaching out to veterans to help them with veterans' education benefits.  This comes after a recent audit that showed violations in record keeping by the college.

Today PCC Downtown will host the second of two forums to help former and current students who attended PCC since the fall of 2010.  The forums are designed to answer questions and address concerns arising from a recent U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs audit of PCC.  This required a review of all veterans education benefit records at the college for the last four years.

The audit had found that PCC failed to properly report to the VA information about the changes in records to the vets.  At one point the college could not enroll new veteran benefit recipients, but this changed in May when they were reinstated. 

Today PCC staff members and community reps will discuss the ongoing certification review and impact on the veterans.  The college encourages those with concerns about his or her veterans' education benefit to attend. 

Also anyone who has received a debt letter from the VA should bring that letter with them, along with their most recent tax return to receive the best possible assistance.

The forum will be held at PCC Downtown (1255 N. Stone Ave. Tucson, 85709) from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Copyright 2014 Tucson News Now All rights reserved.

 

Powered by WorldNow