Veterans Day 2022: Suffolk County Community College – A Best for Vets College — Celebrates All Who Served


Drew Biondo

Suffolk County Community College celebrates all things veterans with a robust schedule of Veterans Day events that commenced on Monday November 7 and conclude on Monday November 14 and applauds its recent recognition as a 2022 Best for Vets College.

Suffolk has been named a Best for Vets College for the fourth consecutive year, according to College Director of Veterans Affairs Shannon O’Neill.

“Suffolk County Community College is proud to be recognized, once again, as a “Best for Vets” school,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Edward Bonahue.

“Whether our military-affiliated students hope to advance their military careers or transition into civilian life, Suffolk County Community College honors their service by providing the needed tools for success,” Bonahue said.

“Suffolk County Community College is honored to be ranked, 16th in the northeast region and 21st among community colleges in the nation. We are so proud to once again receive this designation.”

The designation is a testament to our strong academic programs as well as the collaborative efforts to provide exemplary service to our military connected students. Special thanks to the staff in the Veterans Resource Centers that go above and beyond to serve our students and provide exemplary services and continued community to assure their success in and out of the classroom,” said Suffolk County Community College’s Director of Veterans Services Shannon O’Neill.


Suffolk County Community College provides a Veterans Resource Center on each of its three campuses staffed by experts that are knowledgeable about a variety of military and veteran education benefits.