Kalyn Ryll has been named the new director of military & veteran services for the University of New Hampshire. Ryll comes to UNH from Northern Essex Community College, where she served as their veteran and military service coordinator/school certifying official. She has more than six years of experience providing services and support to students from diverse backgrounds and extensive experience working with active military and veteran clients in transitional and educational settings.
Ryll’s first day at UNH was July 12, 2021.
“I am looking forward to getting to know the community and learning the ways in which I can be of the most service to our veterans and their dependents,” Ryll says.
While completing graduate studies in psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C, Ryll served as the transition/career counselor at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for the US Army Soldier for Life program, where she provided individual and group counseling to enlisted and senior level active-duty service members, military families and veterans, with an emphasis on career/education planning, transition assistance and integration into civilian life.
During her tenure, Ryll assisted the Fort Myer SFL-TAP center in being ranked No. 1 out of 50 sites in clients meeting all quality and numerical goals for the program, with 97% of clients completing all career readiness standards as required by Department of the Army for the fiscal year 2015.