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Educating veterans
and their family members
since 1965

(567) 661-VETS (8387)


Yolanda Houle
Veteran Services Representative

Yolanda Houle

A Navy veteran, Yolanda Houle meets with student veterans and their dependents to assist with their VA education benefits. Houle used the Montgomery GI Bill to help fund her college education at Owens Community College. She has her Bachelors in Organizational Management from Spring Arbor University and is currently enrolled at Concordia University working towards her Masters of Educational Leadership.

Matt Peternel
Veteran Services Processor

Matt Peternel

An Army veteran who served in Iraq, Matt Peternel assist with the process and certification of veteran students paperwork. Matt is the primary School Certifying Official at Owens. Peternel used Post 9/11 education benefits to fund his degree at Owens Community College. He has his Associates in Entrepreneurial Major from Owens Community College and is currently enrolled at Lourdes University working towards his Bachelors in Human Resources.

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