Veteran Services Student Managers
 

Student managers in Veteran Services assist students by explaining complicated federal and state Veterans Affairs education benefits, offer transition assistance from military to civilian life, and assist with the planning of on and off campus activities, including, but not limited to, Veterans Week programs.  All Veteran Services' staff have served in the military.

Maxwell Popp

 Maxwell Popp

Maxwell Popp, a resident of Wisconsin, is currently pursuing a degree in Political Science and International Studies. Maxx served in the Army from 2004-2008. He has been to England, Germany, Qatar, Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. While in the Army, he served with the 82nd Airborne Division, where he worked as a Scout for the 4th Brigade Combat Team. While holding this position, he developed a passion for working with veterans. Prior to working in the Veteran Services office at UW-River Falls, Maxwell helped veterans achieve their educational goals at the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan.

Heather Schroeder

 Heather Schroeder

Heather Schroeder has worked in the Veteran Services office since the Spring of 2011. She is double majoring in Communication Studies and Sociology. She previously served on active duty in the United States Army for the 25th Infantry Division as an Intelligence Analyst at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Heather lives in River Falls, and when she is not in class or at work she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Lily.