Meet the Staff

GI Bill ® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

Scott M. Inskeep

Scott M. Inskeep

Assistant Director of Veterans Affairs & Recruitment

As the first point of contact for incoming students and the Leader of the Military Education Resource Center his duties and responsibilities include assisting military connected students with education benefits, community outreach, liaison to flight billing and operations for Veteran flight students, and processing and certifying student veterans and military connected students to receive federal benefit credit from the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense education programs.

Scott earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern Utah University in 2018, and is currently working toward a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Professional Communication. He relocated to Illinois in 2019 with his family from Cedar City, Utah. He is an invaluable asset to the Office of Veterans Affairs. Scott served with the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman and has been assigned to Camp Pendleton, CA. and Portsmouth, VA. duty stations.

More than 500 Lewis University students are Active Duty military or veterans. Many of them participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, a provision of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This program provides 100 percent of student tuition expenses, funded through Lewis University and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

More information about the Office of Veterans Affairs and Recruitment is available at or (815) 836-5428.

School Certifying Official

Cory Stallings
Veterans Affairs & Recruitment Coordinator

ory is responsible for the coordination and processing of all Military related education benefits at Lewis University, and the daily operations of the Military Education Resource Center. Cory served with the United States Navy from 2006-2012, During this time he served onboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S John C. Stennis (CNV 74) as an Aviation Boatswain Mate Handling Petty Officer. Cory then cross rated to Naval Hospital Corpsman and served at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton helping Sailors who were waiting to attend Field Medical Training Battalion West by assigning students throughout the hospital and surrounding branch clinics.

Cory earned his Bachelor of Arts In Criminal and Social Justice from Lewis University in 2015 utilizing the 3+1 program. You can contact Cory directly for any questions/concerns about using your Military Education Benefits at 815-834-6433 or via email

Graduate Assistant

Rosendo Garcia Jr.
As an Army Veteran and current Air National Guard member Rosendo is experienced and familiar with the G.I. Bill and its recipients. Rosendo is responsible for coordinating all assignments and objectives set forth by the Assistant Director to the student interns. Rosendo is also responsible for helping highlight Lewis University to Veterans, provide support services, work on retention initiatives, and assist in training workshops for Veterans, Faculty, and Staff at the University.  Rosendo earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Liberty University in 2022. He now attends Lewis University Aviation and Transportation Master program.

Student Veteran Intern

VA interns are student veterans utilizing benefits from the VA who choose to aid their local VA office as a paid intern. They are full time students at Lewis who work among the office staff.

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