Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight

Michael Spain

Class Level:

Degree Objective:
Bachelor of Art

Social Science

Hometown/Branch of Service:
Stockton, CA/ U.S. Navy


Why did you choose CSU Stanislaus?
It's close to my homewtown (Stockton) which means I can see my family often. Also, I have friends that attend here that said great things about the school.

What advice would you give Prospective Students?
Relax; the VA Office is here to ease your stress. If you're not a veteran it's ok, the veterans club is always here to help you as well.

What has been your favorite academic or student life experience so far?
My favorite experience is meeting other students who have the same major as me, exchanging information with them, and figuring out if we have similar goals for our career.

What is your career objective?
My career objective goal is to influence the youth to strive for their goals in life. That's my main objective for myself to do, no matter the job title.

Do you plan to attend Graduate School?
I have plans to get my master's. I hope this will be enough, if not, I'm doing more schooling.

What clubs, sports, and activities have you participated in?
Veteran’s Club

Who are your most influential personal and/or University mentor?
I have yet to meet this person.