11.15.19

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 ▶

11.13.19

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 ▶

11.11.19

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 ▶

11.11.19

Veterans Day Job Fair on Fox Square


IVMF's Director of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Misty Stutsman, spoke on Fox News to highlight the job fair for veterans at Fox Square in support of Veterans Day. There are numerous veteran-owned businesses in attendance and many of them are ... Read More ▶

11.11.19

Why the epidemic of veteran suicide?


IVMF's Executive Director Mike Haynie wrote the following on Fox News discussing the alarming veteran suicide rate and the missing outrage that should be accompanying it.  -------------------- Fifty years ago, the band Creedence Clearwater Revival... Read More ▶

11.08.19

Stories of Small Business Success: EBV Grads Team Together on Veterans Cemetery            


Earlier this year, United States Senator Charles Schumer announced a $23 million contract award from Veterans Affairs to Global Urban Enterprise to begin construction of a veteran cemetery in Pembroke, N.Y. With the closest existing veterans cemetery... Read More ▶

11.06.19

Veteran Small Business Week 2019


Stories of Success Syracuse University’s IVMF is proud to support veteran small businesses through its ARSENAL of eight entrepreneurship and small business programs and three resource hubs. In the spirit of Veteran Small Business Week, read severa... Read More ▶

9.23.19

Military Makeover to Feature IVMF Graduates Matt Butler and Kathryn Thomas


Two Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families graduates will be featured on Lifetime's show Military Makeover on September 25th and October 2nd! Read More ▶

9.18.19

SoldierStrong Donates Its First StrongMind Virtual Reality System to Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center


A unique arrangement between Syracuse University, the Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center and two national nonprofits has resulted in the donation today of a groundbreaking virtual reality system to treat veterans experiencing post-traumatic str... Read More ▶

9.17.19

SBA Awards $100,000 to Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families to Offer Additional Entrepreneurship Training to Service-Disabled Veterans


The  U.S. Small Business Administration announced $100,000 in grant funding to Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families to develop additional programs that support service-disabled military veterans. The funding announcement represents exactly one-third of the total $300,000 in funding distributed nationally to organizations offering entrepreneurship training to service-disabled vets. Read More ▶