VIETNAM 101: A Class Like No Other

VIETNAM 101: A Class Like No Other


College of the Ozarks' unique Patriotic Education Travel Program sends Veterans and students back to the battlefields where the Veterans fought, which becomes a classroom like no other.

In Vietnam 101: A Class Like No Other, College of the Ozarks President, Jerry C. Davis, weaves a rich tapestry of the stories of 12 Vietnam Veterans and the impact of their journey on College of the Ozarks students.

The harrowing and life-changing struggle that is war left an indelible mark on the Veterans – and now, through the Patriotic Education Travel Program, college students receive an unforgettable education that forever changes their perspective on the meaning of war, sacrifice, and freedom.

All book proceeds go to support The Patriotic Education Travel Program.

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About the Author

Jerry C. Davis is President of College of the Ozarks. His tenure in the college presidency is among the longest in the United States. After graduating from The Mount Berry School for Boys in Mount Berry, Georgia, Davis attended Truett-McConnell University, received a B.S. degree from Mars Hill University, an M.S. degree from the University of Tennessee, and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. He is the recipient of the prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship, as well as the Missourian Award, one of the state’s highest honors. The author of a dozen books, he has led the College in emphasizing its goal of Patriotic Education. He and the College have received many recognitions such as the Above and Beyond Award for support of the Guard and Reserve and the Secretary of Defense Freedom Award. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded Davis the E. Burr Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant and lasting impact on the field of institutional advancement. 


“In an era when Patriotism on progressive college campuses is uncool or even denigrated as endorsing American imperialism, College of the Ozarks offers a 'Patriotic Education'."
-Stephen Moore, The Wall Street Journal

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So why another book? Especially by a civilian? Because the College of the Ozarks, a small work college nestled in the Ozark Mountains, has a patriotic goal and is taking a leadership role of filling in the gaps of American history by equipping future generations with the truth. Vietnam 101: A Class Like No Other, connects generations through the real and powerful stories of war. Just as the war changed Vietnam Veterans, their stories are now changing the lives of young college students.