Understanding New York State Veteran Needs During COVID-19

On August 14th, 2020, Dr. Michael J. Haynie, Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, spoke before the New York State Joint Public Hearing to discuss the New York State veteran needs d... Read More ▶


Support Veteran-Owned Business on National Holidays – August 2020

International Beer Day - August 7th Anything But Beer, LLC  (Alumni)  Buster's Beer and Bait FOB Brewing Company Hoppin' Grapes Wine and Beer Bar St. Michael's Brewing Company Wolf Branch Brewing, LLC Purple Hea... Read More ▶


IVMF Named a 2020 Wounded Warrior Project Partner

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has announced its investments and partnerships with military service organizations for 2020; included is Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF.) The generous $475,000 grant will su... Read More ▶


Why Veteran and Military Spouse Entrepreneurs are Critical to the US economy

Misty Stutsman Fox, IVMF's Director of the Entrepreneurship and Small Business portfolio discussed with Fox News why it is crucial to the US economy to empower veterans now more than ever. You can catch the short clip below. Watch the latest video... Read More ▶


Alan Llanas: Risk and Compliance Project Manager at Amazon

Making the transition from the United States Army to the private sector was one of the more stressful times I have experienced in my adult life, especially at the beginning of a pandemic. Serving my country as a first-generation America was one of th... Read More ▶


Why Hiring a Veteran During COVID-19 Could Help Your Business

There is no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on industries across the globe. While businesses go back to hiring, it's important to keep veterans top of mind as they are the ones who have always known how to navigate through challeng... Read More ▶


Women Veterans Need More Help in Key Areas Than Male Veterans Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a survey found that women veterans need more help in key resource areas than their male counterparts. That's according to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, which released i... Read More ▶


Sarah Chen Contributes Her Employment Success to Onward to Opportunity

Sarah Chen, a military spouse at Joint Base San Antonio, recently graduated from IVMF’s Onward to Opportunity program. Thanks to her hard work in the O2O program – even through a pandemic and lockdown - she got hired as a freelance project manage... Read More ▶


A National Strategy to Prevent Veteran Suicide

With COVID-19 accelerating veteran unemployment and economic uncertainty, a whole of government approach to tackling veteran suicide inclusive of private industry and academia is needed now more than ever. Recently, Veterans Administration Secreta... Read More ▶


Google.org Grants SU’s IVMF $1.7 million to Train Military Spouses in the IT Field

Grow with Google, Google.org’s philanthropic arm, announced new tools and training programs designed to help military spouses build flexible, meaningful careers.... Read More ▶