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Heroes Week

Between November 6-11, 2017, Miami Regionals will be celebrating Heroes Week with a number of events honoring all our veterans. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

All Week

22 Push-Up Station

  • Learn about #Project22. Campus Quads | All Day

Scavenger Hunt

  • Look for hidden eggs! Entire Campus | All Day

Map of Service 

  • Hamilton Campus: Schwarm Commons | Displayed All Day
  • Middletown Campus: Johnston Hall | Displayed All Day

Veterans Biographies & Fallen Heroes

  • Veterans Centers | Displayed All Day

Artifact Table

  • Veterans Centers | Displayed 8am-5pm

Wear Your Support

  • Enter our raffle: Take a selfie in Armed Forces Gear, e.g., T-Shirts, wristbands, etc.
  • Use #HeroesWeek and post on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

Monday, November 6: Hamilton Campus

Canceled: JROTC Demonstration

  • Armed & Unarmed
  • Campus Quad, 1pm - 2pm

Veterans Training

  • Faculty/Staff Oriented
  • Veterans Center, Mosler Hall, 108, 1pm - 2pm

Veterans Center Open House

  • Veterans Center, Mosler Hall, Room 108, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Come celebrate the opening of the home of the Veterans Center on our Hamilton campus. The center is a testament to Miami Regionals and donors commitment to the inclusion of our veterans of armed forces in campus life. RSVP by November 3 at MiamiOH.edu/Regionals/RSVP.


Tuesday, November 7: Middletown Campus

Family Support/Deployed Holiday Volunteer Project

  • Johnston Hall, Room 142, 11am - 1:00pm

Veterans Panel

  • Johnston Hall, Room 120, 11am - 12pm

Redeployment by Phil Klay

  • Gardner-Harvey Library, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

"From War to Wisdom"

  • Film Screening
  • Levey Hall, Room 100, 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday, November 7: Oxford Campus

Miami Redhawks vs. Akron Zips

  • Yager Stadium, 7:30pm (Tailgate 1 hour before)

Wednesday, November 8: Hamilton Campus

Redeployment by Phil Klay

  • Rentschler Library, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Wednesday, November 8: Middletown Campus

The USS Susan B. Anthony Sinks by Gina Petonito

  • D-Day +1 Reading
  • Johnston Hall, Room 142 11:30am - 1:00pm

What's it like to survive the bombing and sinking of your ship during one of the greatest battles of the 20th century? Gina Petonito will read from her novel, which is a fictional account of her father's experience as a baker on the Susan B. Anthony during the D-Day invasion. She will read against a backdrop of historical photos and articles that she used to create the story.

Free Pizza & Cookies

  • Veterans Center, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Military Disabilities

  • Classroom Panel
  • 4:30pm - 7:30pm

For location and more details RSVP by email to docsusanmiller@miamioh.edu. 

Veterans Free-Throw

  • Miami ThunderHawks vs. Sinclair Tartan Pride
  • Bennett Rec Center, 7:30pm

Thursday, November 9: Hamilton Campus

Tuskegee Airman

  • Storytelling
  • Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, 1pm - 2pm

Veterans Panel

  • Harriet Taylor Room, Mosler Hall, Room 560, 3pm - 4pm

Family Day of Service

  • Holiday Cards for Military Families
  • Schwarm Commons, 4pm - 6pm

Veterans Day  Celebration Dinner

  • Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, 6pm - 8:30pm

The evening will include dinner, a silent auction, and a raffle. We have decided this year not to charge for this dinner. Donations are welcome. RSVP at MiamiOH.edu/Regionals/RSVP.


Thursday, November 9: Middletown Campus

Veterans Training

  • Faculty/Staff Oriented
  • Veteran's Center, 1pm - 2:30pm

Saturday, November 11: Hamilton Campus/Lindenwald

Lindenwald Leaf Raking Community Service Day

Veterans Day Flag Football: Hamilton vs. Middletown

  • Hamilton campus Soccer Field, 12pm - 2pm