2.21.20

IVMF Founder and Executive Director Dr. Michael Haynie Featured in TIME Magazine


Recently Dr. Michael Haynie, Founder and Executive Director for the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and Vice-Chancellor of Syracuse University, was featured as one of the equalizers in TIME that are fighting for a more equal Ameri... Read More ▶

1.17.20

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 ▶

1.10.20

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 ▶

12.04.19

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 ▶

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 ▶

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 ▶

9.11.19

IVMF Employees Reflect on 9/11


Almost two decades later and September 11th still feels like just yesterday to most Americans. Maureen Casey, IVMF chief operating officer, was in New York City on that day. When the first plane crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001, Maureen Casey felt the impact. The windows behind her desk had a clear view of the towers. A former Deputy Commissioner for the NYPD, Casey was immediately ordered to set up a plan for evacuations. Along with so many other first responders – she drove toward the towers as thousands of people were trying to escape.... Read More ▶

9.05.19

Hurricane Dorian


To our partners and clients, AmericaServes will continue to support our veterans, service members and their families throughout Hurricane Dorian and during recovery. For emergency services in North Carolina, call 1-800-985-5990 or visit readyNC... Read More ▶