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 ▶

11.11.19

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 ▶

11.08.19

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 ▶

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 ▶

9.17.19

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 ▶

9.12.19

Women Face Extra Challenges Compared to Men When Transitioning from the Military to Civilian Life


Maureen Casey, COO for The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University was invited onto Veteran Radio to talk about the specific challenges facing female veterans transitioning from active service into civilian careers.  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 ▶

8.01.19

TXServes San Antonio Marks Two Years of Impact


Today, Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) in San Antonio, The Walmart Foundation and San Antonio-area health and human service providers celebrate two years’ of performance in the community’s TXServes San Antonio collective impact initiative. The occasion is being marked with a partnership meeting at AACOG in San Antonio. Read More ▶

7.23.19

Tropical Texas Behavioral Health and AmericaServes Introduce Care Coordination Network for Veterans, Service Members and Families in Rio Grande Valley


TexasServes Rio Grande Valley – the newest network in the national AmericaServes movement and third in Texas – will guide veterans, service members and families directly to needed services Read More ▶

7.09.19

IVMF One of Eight Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors Inductees Announced at Cannes Lions


Eight inductees into the Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors, including Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), were announced at the Cannes Lions Diversity Collective by Jack Myers, AdvancingDiversity.org founder Read More ▶