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Matthew Watkins

Matthew D Watkins

Director of Military & Veteran Success
US Air Force Veteran

Phone: 985-549-3285
Cell: 561-248-7170
matthew.watkins-2@southeastern.edu

A five-year U.S. Air Force veteran, Matt was stationed at Ft. Meade, Maryland where he worked as a signal’s intelligence collector for the National Security Agency. Matt started his VA benefits career at the University of South Alabama Veteran Affairs Office as a VA educational assistant. He worked for four years at the university assisting veterans with their GI Bill ® benefits and eventually provided training to all the South Alabama VA Work-Study students. In 2014, Matt accepted the veteran affairs officer position at Faulkner State Community College in Bay Minette, Alabama. He expanded the office to include two additional officers, started a VA Work-Study program, and ran an additional office assisting veterans with community resources. In January 2017, Matt was hired as the district level coordinator of the Veteran Affairs department for Palm Beach State College. He built a top 10 nationally recognized program for two straight years. In Sept 2019 Matt was hired on as the Director of Office of Military & Veteran Success. He earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Mobile and received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Alabama.

  

Jordan BioPic smallJordan B. Hotard

Student Veteran Ambassador
US Marine Corps Veteran

Phone: 985-549-3285

A four-year U.S. Marine Veteran, Jordan completed his basic training at Marine Corp Recruit Depot San Diego in 2015. He then subsequently attended Marine Combat Training at the School of Infantry - West. He then attended Military occupational training at Camp Johnson, North Carolina earning of MOS of 3043 Supply Chain Management Specialist. Jordan was then stationed at Camp Pendleton, California with Combat Logistics Battalion 11. He served as a purchasing clerk for the unit and later as the purchasing manager and Platoon Sergeant. Jordan completed a deployment with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducting maritime logistics overseas. Jordan's awards include: Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal. Prior to his deployment, Jordan competed for, and was selected as the Marine of the Quarter for 1st quarter 2015.  He was also selected by peers in his Corporals Course class to receive the "Gung Ho" award. Jordan is a native of St James Parish, and is a Junior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management.

 

enoch bio picEnoch C. Wilson

Student Veteran Ambassador
US Marine Corps Veteran

Phone: 985-549-3285

A four-year Marine Corps Veteran, Enoch completed his basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in 2015. He then attended Marine Combat Training at SOI - East and then attended his Military occupation education in Twenty-Nine Palms, California and earned the MOS of 0621 Field Radio Operator. Enoch then was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he worked as a Field Radio Operator with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines and completed several deployments also receiving various awards including a Certificate of Commendation. After completing his service Enoch enrolled into Southeastern Louisiana University to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. As a senior Enoch is currently working with the Office of Military and Veteran Success to assist and the provide support needed for all student veterans to succeed with their academic careers.