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Program Matches ROTC Students, Veterans for Mentoring



by Genny Boots

TMichael Farnum, director of military outreach at Pacific Lutheran University, is playing matchmaker.

“It’s sort of like a dating site,” Farnum said.

But Farnum is not talking about the next OKCupid or Match.com. Instead, he’s connecting students through SaLUTE, a new two-way mentorship program he launched that pairs ROTC cadets with military veterans.

“I collect everyone who is interested and where they are at in life and in the university,” Farnum said, “and I read that and I compare it to the others.”

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