Emory Veterans Employee Network

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What is the Emory Veterans Employee Network?

The Emory Veterans Employee Network (EVEN) is an Employee Resource Group (ERG) that promotes a sense of belonging by Emory University faculty and staff Veterans through organization and support of veterans related events and programming.

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Learn about upcoming events

EVEN hosts events that foster connections through social gatherings and community outreach initiatives throughout the year.

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What are EVEN's mission and values?

Mission

The mission of the Emory Veterans Employee Network (EVEN) is to promote a sense of belonging by Emory veterans through organization, recognition, networking, and resources.

Values

The values of EVEN are to continue our service as veteran citizens who think beyond themselves to further Emory’s mission to create, preserve, teach, and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.

Meet the EVEN co-chairs

Andrew West

Andrew West, Executive Center Administrator, Georgia Clinical and Translation Science Alliance

Andrew West graduated from Emory University in 1993 with a History major and English minor. After graduation, he began working full-time for Wesley Woods, the geriatric and chronic care wing of Emory Healthcare. During his time with Wesley Woods, Andrew obtained an MBA and MHA from Georgia State University. He then left Wesley Woods to work as a consultant for BDO Seidman, LLP. After two years of consulting, he returned to Emory University to manage finances and research administration for the Department of Pathology. In March 2008, West assumed the Center Administrator, Sr. role of the Georgia CTSA and is currently the Executive Center Administrator. Concurrent with his civilian employment, West served in the Marine Corps Reserves from 2000 to 2020 reaching the rank of First Sergeant.

Terrence Coursey

Terrence Coursey, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Terrance Coursey attributes his success in fundraising and corporate engagement to the organizational, leadership, and strategic skills he honed during his military service as a corporal in the Army. His experience managing teams, conducting briefings, and navigating diverse environments has been instrumental in effective fundraising campaigns and corporate collaborations, leveraging his military network and discipline.

Learn about EVEN’s goals

  1. Increase members from 75 to 150 by the end of FY2024.
  2. Newsletter published twice each fiscal year.
  3. Increase partnerships and visibility with outside community partners for reach in surrounding communities.

Explore Emory resources

Emory Veterans Association

The Emory Veterans Association’s mission is to promote, inform, and support Emory’s military-connected student community while they’re enrolled and after they’ve completed their studies by serving as the lead campus advocacy and community engagement group.

Emory Alumni Veterans Network

The Emory Alumni Veterans Network is an online network that builds esprit de corps and fosters personal and professional development among Emory Alumni Veterans by connecting veterans to each other, the Emory Community, and the larger community within which Emory Veterans continue to serve. The Emory Alumni Association aims to serve those who have served.

Veterans Support Programs at Emory

Emory offers a number of support programs for Veterans.

Contact EVEN

If you're interested in getting involved with EVEN, fill out our form

If you have questions, email even@emory.edu