Announcing the 2023-25 Robert J. McCann Program & Impact Assessment Fellowship

Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services has established the Robert J. McCann Program and Impact Assessment Fellowship. The fellowship is named in honor of Mr. McCann, a World War II, Navy veteran. Mr. McCann is a native of Pittsburgh, PA who raised two sons and is a lifelong advocate for our nation’s veterans and their families.

The Robert J. McCann Program and Impact Assessment Fellowship awards PhD candidates conducting research on topics relative to the emerging needs of veterans and their families. To support the student’s commitment to furthering research the program offers an annual stipend.

The 2023 – 2025 Robert J. McCann Program and Impact Assessment Fellow is United States Army Retired Colonel Kaname “Kenny” Kuniyuki. Kenny is pursuing his PhD at the University of Dayton.

Kenny is a proven combat leader. He is transitioning to an academic environment, applying research focusing on the evolving needs and solutions impacting veterans and their families quality of life. 

 

Pictured Left: Navy Veteran Robert J. McCann surrounded by sons Boby and BrianPictured Right: Robert J. McCann Program and Impact Assessment Fellow, Kenny Kuniyuki

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