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Jayetta Rogers

Director of Student Veteran Strategic Initiatives


Jayetta Rogers provides leadership for student veterans high priority and collaborative initiatives, programs, partnerships, special projects, and eliminates barriers to graduation and retention to advance the mission of student veteran success at the University of Tennessee.  The Veterans Success Center currently serves over 1500 students using VA education benefits. One of the main roles of the center is to provide students with the tools and resources they need to be successful and ease the transition from military to civilian life.

Rogers holds a B.A. in psychology and an M.S. in educational psychology, counseling, and research with a concentration in adult education. Both are from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

“As a Tennessee native, I have enjoyed working with students at the University of Tennessee for over 20 years. Working with our military students and their families is very rewarding, and our office staff is committed to embodying the true volunteer spirit in serving those who have served”

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