IVMF News

January 17, 2017

84 to Graduate from Joint Base San Antonio Career Skills Training Program with New Lease on Life

Many graduates of the Onward to Opportunity career training and certification program receive job offers from top companies such as Amazon, USAA and Accenture Federal Services before they leave the mi...

December 14, 2016

Small Business Contest for Military Veteran Entrepreneurs Offers $100,000 in Rewards

The clock is ticking to enter this business challenge. This contest, one of a number of entrepreneurial initiatives from the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, offers elite business coachin...

Pathways to Opportunity: What Transitioning Service Members Need to Know About their Finances

A new report released by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University and USAA shares insights for financial success before, during and after military life. SYRACUSE, N.Y.,...

December 8, 2016

Veteran and Military Spouse Owned Businesses to Help You Finish Your Holiday Shopping List

After serving in the military for 23 years, Martin created Martin’s Famous Oils where he sells aromatherapy fragrances and essential oils. With over 30 different products from “White Musk” to ...

December 7, 2016

A ‘Must-Have’ Training Guide For Hiring Military Spouses: The Force Behind the Force

Designed specifically for employers and hiring managers, this newly released guide gives key insights into ways to train, leverage talent, and communicate when employing military spouses. SYRACUSE, N....

December 5, 2016

Conquering the World of Service Delivery – One Community at a Time

by Jim McDonough, Managing Director, Programs & Services, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University Napoleon is quoted as saying “Give me enough ribbon and I will conq...

November 30, 2016

On Its 5th Birthday, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families Salutes its Past and Marches Toward the Future

On the heels of a milestone anniversary, as the nation’s focus on meeting the needs of veterans intensifies, the IVMF is expanding its programs, research and data sharing as well as its capacity thr...

November 22, 2016

New Report Shares Path to Career Success for Military Spouses and Hiring Tips for Potential Employers

As part of a continuing series focused on military spouses, the Institute for Military Families (IVMF) and Prudential Financial present key findings on the employment challenges facing military spouse...

November 21, 2016

Military 101: New Course Helps Individuals and Service Providers Connect with Veterans

The Military Culture (MC101) course provides individuals and service providers with strategies and tools to effectively serve and build rapport and trust with veterans and military families. SYRACUSE,...

November 17, 2016

Do Military Skills Lead to Veteran Entrepreneurship?

A Review by the IVMF Shows Veterans Are More Likely Than Those with No Active-Duty Military Experience to Own Businesses An examination of research on veteran business owners has been released by the...

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