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Robert Rahni

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Role and Company

Assistant Director, Student Veteran Services, The New School

Expertise

13 years experience in nonprofit

Location

White Plains, NY

About Robert

Higher education professional with 10+ years experience in military connected student services, partnership development, relationship management, recruitment/enrollment management and career professional development.

In my current role I serve as the Assistant Director for Student Veteran Services at The New School, a private non-profit University based in the heart of New York City. With over forty-five undergraduate academic major offerings, robust graduate programs which includes doctoral across its five major Colleges including the world renowned Parsons School of Design, I am the University-wide point-of-contact for all its military connected students including military service members, veterans and family members.

An innovative school at its core, I take great pride assisting this deserving population as they transition from combat to classroom to career, this also includes students who enroll at Parsons Paris, by providing holistic assistance in their academic, financial, social and professional development.

In my previous role with American Corporate Partners (ACP), in addition to supporting 90+ mentorships, I had the privilege of spearheading their Outreach Team working predominately with military bases/installations, other veteran service organizations and universities around the globe. I led a team working toward the goal of having as many service members, veterans and active-duty spouses take advantage of their free one-on-one tailored professional mentoring program with a hand-selected Mentor from one of their 80+ Fortune 500 partner companies. I also served as the Team Lead and primary Moderator of their online platform (this website) ACP AdvisorNet.

Prior to that, I founded the Office of Military Veteran Services at Pace University in 2011 where I led all military veteran initiatives, events and programming assisting all military connected students with their holistic transition from combat to classroom to career. In January 2012 I also began my tenure serving as an Adjunct Professor instructing upper-level Psychology courses at Pace University.

I begun my professional career serving as the Psychometrician at Lincoln Hall, a youth adjudicated facility for juvenile delinquents. I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and am Board Certified. On a Pier Diem basis I have served as a Chemical Dependency Therapist at “The Turning Point,” a 55-bed inpatient drug and alcohol detoxification and rehabilitation unit in MidHudson Regional Hospital located in Poughkeepsie, NY, a member of Westchester Medical Center Health Hospitals.

Extreme foodie, on-and-off, mainly on again vegan and basketball enthusiast!

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rrahni/

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Articles by Robert

3 years ago

GI BILL® & VA Educational Benefits – What to Know & How to Go - Part 1/2

It must have been hard to envision in May of 1944, the ever-lasting effect The Serviceman’s Readjustment Act (commonly called...

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3 years ago

GI BILL® & VA Educational Benefits – What to Know & How to Go - Part 2/2

Continued from Part 1

PRINCIPAL #3 Capital Astuteness

They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions. As a GI...

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Robert's Recent Answers

one month ago

College Education

Hi Priscila, Appreciate the additional information. Even though your well-deserves GI BILL educational benefits will cover the cost of tuition...

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one month ago

College Education

Hi Priscila, What immediately came to mind for me upon reading your post is what Julie mentioned - you may...

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2 months ago

How do I find forensics/CSI job openings?

Hi Jessica, That is an incredibly competitive field, one where experience is paramount. In the spirit of getting your foot...

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2 months ago

Looking for someone to review my resume and give me some pointers

Hi Jose, thank you for your service! Would be happy to give your resume a gander. If interested, please DM...

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5 months ago

LinkedIn Advice

DF, would be my pleasure to give your LI profile a look through. Please post here or DM me its...

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