Mike Haynie and Nick Armstrong Selected Among Nation’s Top Veteran Influencers

Mike Haynie, vice chancellor and founder of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), has been named to the prestigious HillVets100 list for 2019. The HillVets100 is an annual listing of the nation’s 100 most influential veterans, ... Read More ▶


IVMF Receives National Award for Efforts to Advance Diversity

Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) was named one of eight 2020 inductees to the Advancing Diversity Hall of Honor yesterday at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Vice Chancellor Mike Ha... Read More ▶


Inaugural Veterans Program for Politics and Civic Engagement (VPPCE) a Successful Start

During Veterans Day week, 18 retired military service members convened at Syracuse University for the Veterans Program for Politics and Civic Engagement (VPPCE), created exclusively for veterans and military family members pursuing public office or p... Read More ▶


When other states replicate North Carolina’s successful care coordination solutions for veterans, we all win.

by Ilario Pantano This Holiday season, North Carolina’s motto “First in Flight” is about to give way to “first in digitally connected care for veterans and their families.” Earlier this year, the New York Times reported North Carolina is... Read More ▶


IVMF’s Buy Veteran & Military Spouse Holiday Shopping Guide

This year, we are encouraging you to shop with veteran and military spouse owned businesses for your holiday gifts! To help you out, we have put together a guide of 200+ veteran and military spouse businesses from across the country, who sell a numbe... Read More ▶


AmericaServes Community Partner Testified before the House Committee on Veteran Affairs

Blake Bourne of Veterans Bridge Home -- AmericaServes community partner in Charlotte, NC -- testified on Capitol Hill on empowering communities to serve veterans and military families through existing care systems. North Carolina has been leading the... Read More ▶


Advancing Diversity from Advocacy to Activism 5-Point Plan to Be Announced at 3rd CES Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors Induction Experience

Advancing Diversity from Advocacy to Activism, a major long-term talent recruitment and retention campaign, will be unveiled at the third Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors Induction Experience at CES 2020. MediaVillage and AdvancingDiversity.org wil... Read More ▶


V-WISE Brings 100 Participants to Buffalo and Welcomes New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul

More than 100 women veterans and military spouses from around the country gathered recently in Buffalo for training as part of Syracuse University’s Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) 22nd program. Developed by the... Read More ▶


Important Update on IVMF Social Media Pages

In an effort to enhance your experience with IVMF and our training programs, we will be consolidating our social media content over to our IVMF platforms. This will allow us to better serve you by making sure you’re aware of all that IVMF has to of... Read More ▶


Veterans Day Spotlight: Four IVMF Graduates Find Business Success

For Veterans Day, Fox Business has been highlighting veteran-owned business including some of our own IVMF Graduates! 1. Tracey Richburg and the Savanah Sauce Company U.S. Army veteran Tracey Richburg would have never imagined she’d one day be ru... Read More ▶