Three Rivers Community College Named 2021-2022 Military Spouse Friendly® School

Norwich​—Three Rivers Community College is pleased to announce that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Spouse Friendly® School designation. Each year, the prestigious list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members, veterans and their families, helping them select the best college to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career. Three Rivers was chosen for their leading practices, outcomes, and effective programs for military spouses.

Institutions earning the Military Spouse Friendly® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey, with 747 schools earning the designation as a Military Friendly School, of which only 194 were selected for the Military Spouse Friendly Schools list.

“Three Rivers has played a pivotal role in the military community in Southeastern Connecticut throughout its history. Military veterans have continued to advance their educational goals at the college in the backyard of so many military commands. The Military Spouse Friendly® School designation shows that our commitment for high-quality, affordable college an investment in the futures of the whole military family.” said Interim Dean of Academic and Student Affairs Kem Barfield.

Three Rivers’ dedication to its military, veteran and military spouses is evident in the resources that are provided for them. The College has a Veterans Organization Student Group and an OASIS Center, which serves as the focal point for veterans’ activities and access to services such as academic advising, Veterans Administration educational benefits, and counseling.

Military Friendly® is owned and operated by VIQTORY, a veteran-owned business. “Military Friendly® is committed to transparency and providing consistent data-driven standards, which assist schools by providing a benchmark that promotes positive educational outcomes, resources, and support services.” said Kayla Lopez, National Director of Military Partnerships, Military Friendly®.

For more information about Three Rivers commitment to supporting military students and their spouses, visit Three Rivers website at Three Rivers will be showcased along with other designated schools in Military Spouse magazine’s May issue and can be found at

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