Honoring the Journey of Service: Past, Present and Future

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Veterans Day Recognition

We are excited to honor the Veterans in our community with the following 2021 Veterans Day "Honoring the Journey of Service: Past, Present and Future" events. Revisit this webpage for event updates. 

  • Honoring Our Veterans Event
    Wednesday, November 10 | 12:30 p.m.
  • T-Plaza and Helland Center, H.1002
    Event activities include a live flag-raising ceremony, singing of the National Anthem and the Black National Anthem, a message from President Pierce and a reception. 
  • Download the Veterans Day Recognition Event PDF

These events are open to all and details can be accessed from this webpage.

Please join us:

  • For a better understanding of working with Veterans
  • To support equity and inclusiveness (increases cultural competency)
  • To help us recognize our community’s Veterans and Servicemembers
  • As we are the land of the free, because of the brave!  

Those who have committed to serving our country (including families and caregivers) deserve our understanding and support.

For questions, please contact our Student Life Department or 612-659-6760.

Each year, we invite our Minneapolis College community to help us “Remember a Veteran.” This year, we remember the Veterans outlined in the following document.

Download the Remember a Veteran 2021 PDF


If you are inclined to support our Veterans Initiative with a one-time or on-going donation, please visit the Ways to Give webpage.


To designate your gift to the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Fund, follow these simple steps:

  • Select your giving method (eg. Credit card or check, Monthly Gifts, Faculty and Staff Giving)
  • Select the dollar amount of your gift
  • Under Fund Designation, select ‘other’ and type ‘Beyond the Yellow Ribbon’ into the other field directly below Fund Type ‘Other’
  • Complete the rest of the form with your name, address, email and credit card information

For Faculty and Staff Payroll Deduction:

  • Select the Faculty and Staff Giving Block
  • Download the ‘Make a Gift through Payroll Deduction’ Form
  • Complete the information requested, snap a photo and email the photo of the completed form