Veterans Week - GateWay Celebrates Veterans

Veterans Day

Join Us for Veterans Week

November 8 – 12 

Celebrate Veteran Appreciation with a week of activities including, a 2.2 mile run/walk honoring veterans, parade, flag raising, refreshments, and more! You are invited to wear apparel from your favorite branch of the military! 


Monday, Nov. 8 | RSVP Here

Veteran Speakers Panel Lunch and Learn | 11 a.m.

Copper Room

This event is open to students and employees. Join us to hear stories of service, struggles, and success from a diverse group of Veteran panelists. There will be opportunities to ask questions and engage with panelists while you enjoy lunch sponsored by Student Life and Leadership.

If you would like to attend virtually, please use the information below to attend:

Join with Google Meet
Join by phone: (US) +1 862-295-2150 (PIN: 508346166)

Tuesday, Nov. 9 | RSVP Here

Physical Fitness Challenge and Hotdog Lunch | 11 a.m.

Participate in fun physical fitness challenges similar to those that military service members do during boot camp and physical training. Recruiters from each of the Departments of Defense will be present with an assortment of activities and opportunities to learn more about how to begin a military career.

Wednesday, Nov. 10 | RSVP Here

Flag Raising Ceremony | 7 a.m.

IE Building (South Entrance)

Operation 22 – 2.2 Mile Run/Walk | 7 a.m.


Did you know every day 22+ Veterans and 1 Active Duty Soldier take their own lives. To commemorate these service members for the sacrifice and service to their country and to remember them, and all service members, join in on a 2.2 mile walk/run (map) to bring awareness about Suicide Prevention. Participants will receive commemorative dog tags and a t-shirt. A water station will be provided. Please coordinate coverage in your area with your supervisor.

Thursday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day Parade | 11 a.m.

Downtown Phoenix

An open invitation to view the annual Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Phoenix. Wear your GateWay shirt to show your school spirit!