IVMF News

October 6, 2017

Change Can Be Hard, Irrelevance is Easy

By Retired Col. Jim McDonough, IVMF Managing Director & Mike Schindler, IVMF Program Manager, Community Services Retired U.S. Army General Eric Shinseki in December 2001, said, “If you dislik...

September 20, 2017

Walmart and the Coalition for Veteran Owned Business Host VetSource Event to Boost Business Opportunities for Veteran Entrepreneurs

The first-of-its-kind event will connect veteran, military and military spouse business owners to Fortune 500 companies for procurement opportunities, while providing entrepreneurial training and reso...

September 19, 2017

Paralyzed Veterans of America Awards IVMF with Distinguished MISSION: ABLE Award

Industry-leading veteran organization presents highest honor recognizing Institute’s leadership to champion the end of veteran unemployment Washington, D.C., September 19, 2017 – The Institut...

September 10, 2017

9/11: Remembering the Pentagon Attacks

By Beth Kubala, Army veteran and IVMF Senior Director of Programs & Services Today our country observes the 16th anniversary of 9/11. We honor and remember the men, women and children killed in th...

September 2, 2017

The IVMF Stands Ready to Assist Veterans & Military Families Impacted by Irma & Harvey

The IVMF stands ready to help veterans and military families during this difficult time. Please contact our TXServes coordination center at 1-888-SA-4-VETS or our SCServes coordination center at 1-8...

August 22, 2017

Institute for Veterans and Military Families Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

[Syracuse, NY] – The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) today announced it has received an inaugural $20,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Moto...

August 8, 2017

Veteran Entrepreneurs Gather at UConn for Business Bootcamp – Aug. 2017

The University of Connecticut (UConn) will host a new class of post-9/11 veterans Aug. 10 -20 for the eighth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). The program is offer...

August 1, 2017

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) Awarded Nearly a Quarter of a Million Dollars to Help Advance Government Support of Veterans and Their Families

In separate grants, the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and IBM Center for the Business of Government award the IVMF research and evaluation division over $235,000 to study strategies and...

Finding the Full Potential of Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families

By Michaela Diallo M.Ed, Team Leader at PAServes Greater Pittsburgh In 1943, Abraham Maslow published “A Theory of Human Motivation,” a paper in psychology that described the patterns through whic...

July 27, 2017

SU to invest $100 million in academic programs, student experience

Syracuse University today announced Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and the Student Experience, a $100 million initiative to provide all students with a distinctive, world-class learni...

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