Regent University’s Military Resource Center is dedicated to empowering the military community by providing support and resources to assist in the transition to student life, and to promote academic, professional and spiritual growth.
The Military Resource Center is responsible for all military student recruiting, retention, and community efforts within the university. Our goal is to create a military-supportive environment where as a student servicemember, veteran, or family member, you can achieve your academic, transitional and spiritual goals.
Simonee Carter is a VA Certifying Official for the Military Resource Center. She served in the United States Navy and earned her undergraduate degree in Christian Ministry from Regent University. As a non-traditional student and mother, she developed a passion to help other adult learners, especially military personnel, successfully create balance to achieve their goals. Prior to being employed at Regent, Simonee spent four years working in administration for two Pre-K through 12th grade Christian Schools in both Virginia and Florida. Simonee currently serves on the worship team of her local church and has over thirteen years of experience in church leadership and development, youth ministry, evangelism, and intercessory prayer. She developed a passion for Christian missions after traveling to six different countries. Her favorite trip so far was with Regent University’s Center for Global Missions to Ghana, West Africa.
Anthony Pyron is a VA Certifying Official for the Military Resource Center. He served for nearly 12 years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an avionics technician, maintenance management specialist, and recruiter. Before being employed at Regent, Anthony spent over five years working in law enforcement as a deputy at the city level and as a federal contract armed security officer. Anthony has earned a B.S. in Business Administration, with a minor in Youth Ministry, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Business Analytics. He is a husband and father of two and has a strong calling to mentor student veterans and individuals currently serving time in military brigs.
Jose Roman is the Military Employment Coordinator, a Mission Continues Fellow and retired service member with 22 years in the United States Navy. For his service, he received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat “V” device, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon.
In 2013, he finished his Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Management and Communications at Old Dominion University. Jose helped establish the university military career transition program and the Military Connection Center on campus. He helped grow the Student Veterans of America chapter to over 300+ student and faculty members, and helped launch the 1st state-wide Student Veterans of Virginia conference. As a fellow with The Mission Continues, he worked with Habitat for Humanity developing Habitat for Heroes, a program to support affordable housing options for active military and veterans in the Hampton Roads community.
Mike Hendricks serves as the military enrollment coordinator for Regent University, where he assists our military recruiters and academic advisors in meeting the enrollment needs of our students from application to graduation. He is also responsible for organizing our community outreach opportunities and events on campus. As a 20-year Navy veteran with seven deployments under his belt, he is uniquely qualified to empathize with the needs of our military-affiliated students and the complexities of their education journey. He is fervently passionate about helping our students and their families in whatever capacity is needed.Mike holds an A.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies and is currently pursuing his B.S. in Professional Studies with an Information Systems Technology emphasis through Regent. He and his wife Darlene have been married for 19 years and have three children. Mike has served in ministry capacities as a network administrator and AV/sound/media coordinator for several churches, while Darlene has served as a teacher and coordinator for various children’s and preschool ministries and has a passion for helping those with special needs. Their family and life verses are Philippians 4:4-9 (NLT).