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Andrew Overfield is the college’s new coordinator of veteran’s affairs within the Office of Admissions. He will serve as the primary contact for prospective and current military veteran students and their family members. Overfield will actively advance Canisius’ position and recognition within the military community and coordinate with campus organizations and offices to foster the development of programs and activities designed to support veteran students.

A former Canisius student, Overfield retired from the U.S. Army with more than 26 years of service as an Armor officer and most recently as an African political military affairs expert. Andrew possesses extensive international experience serving his last 10 years in Germany, Botswana and Nigeria. He has a bachelor’s degree in Geography from the University of Vermont and a master’s degree in African studies from Ohio University.

Submitted by: James Bagwell, director, graduate admissions