The Raymond A. Mason School of Business was awarded the 2023 U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Platinum Award. This recognition, presented at a ceremony on November 8, is a testament to the business school's unwavering commitment to hiring and retaining employees with veteran status.
The Hire Vets Medallion Award, the only federal-level veterans' employment award, acknowledges organizations that demonstrate exceptional dedication to veteran hiring, retention, and professional development. The Raymond A. Mason School of Business was honored for its exemplary efforts in these areas, showcasing a commitment to supporting those who have served in the nation's armed forces.
The outstanding work carried out by the Center for Military Transition was another factor in the school's success in securing the Platinum Award. This center, while student-focused, has played a pivotal role in assisting those with veteran status, ensuring they have the resources and support necessary to transition successfully from military to civilian life, whether as a student or a community member.
Todd Mooradian, Dean of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, expressed gratitude for the recognition and emphasized the importance of supporting veterans in their career journeys. "We are immensely proud to receive the 2023 U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Platinum Award. At the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, we believe in recognizing the sacrifice and dedication of our nation's heroes and actively providing them with opportunities for professional growth and success."
The Hire Vets Medallion Award underscores the significance of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business's initiatives in veteran employment, setting a high standard for organizations across the nation. This recognition aligns with the school's broader commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community that values the unique skills and experiences veterans bring to the workforce.
As the nation commemorates Veterans Day this month, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business stands out as a beacon of excellence, showcasing how educational institutions can play a vital role in supporting those who have served our country. The Platinum Award is a resounding affirmation of the school's dedication to honoring the employers who hire our nation's heroes.
For more information about the Hire Vets Medallion Award or to watch the ceremony, visit the U.S. Department of Labor.