What Veterans Need To Know About Today’s Entrepreneurship Market

Military service and small-business ownership share a distinctive relationship, dating back more than a half-century. Veterans remain more likely to own a business than nonveterans and often tend to out-earn nonveteran entrepreneurs. High-performing ... Read More ▶


IVMF Brings National Community Program Home to Serve Local Syracuse Veterans and Families

Yesterday on January 21st, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the newest AmericaServes network, SyracuseServes, in his State of the City Address.... Read More ▶


Military Families in Need of Food Assistance Amid Pandemic

The pandemic has left many Americans unemployed and in need of help getting by and feeding their families, and among the millions trying to stay afloat in this pandemic are America's service members and their families. This spring, the Armed Services... Read More ▶


IVMF Staff Member and Military Spouse Reflects on Her Visit to Pearl Harbor

by Vanessa Marquette Growing up in a family where many have served in the Air Force, Army, and Navy, military history is something that intrigues me. Last year, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic arriving in the United States, my husband Ryan (who serve... Read More ▶


Syracuse University Press, in Partnership with IVMF, Seeking Submissions for 2021 Veterans Writing Award

Syracuse University Press, in cooperation with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), is now accepting entries for its 2nd Veterans Writing Award. All entries must be submitted between Dec. 15, 2020, and Feb. 15, 2021, via mail or e... Read More ▶


Shop Military-Owned Business This Holiday Season!

The holiday season is upon us and shopping for presents is underway! We can all agree that among the many changes 2020 has brought us, a different shopping experience is certainly one of them. The shift from in-store to online shopping has become the... Read More ▶


Inc. Magazine’s Announces 4th Annual Vet100 List to Highlight 100 Fastest-Growing Veteran-Owned Businesses

Inc. magazine announced in partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF), the third annual Vet50 list—a compilation of the nation’s fastest-growing veteran-owned businesses. Born out of the iconi... Read More ▶


IVMF’s COO Maureen Casey Joined The Soldier For Life Podcast to Discuss Supporting Veterans

On the Soldier For Life Podcast, you can listen to LTC Olivia Nunn speak to Ms. Maureen Casey the Chief Operating Officer for the Institute for Veterans and Military Families on the various programs and opportunities that are available to the militar... Read More ▶


PAServes Announces Funding Commitments Sustaining Local Ownership and New Coordination Center

PAServes - one of seventeen AmericaServes networks - recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary in November, 2020. PAServes has over 17,000 service requests from over 5,600 clients and veterans and their families in the community are served by a coor... Read More ▶


Dr. Michael Haynie, Founder and Executive Director, Featured on Work in Progress Podcast to Discuss Military-Connected in Higher Education

This episode of Work in Progress podcast looks at the role a Syracuse University-based initiative has played in bridging the gap between military service and civilian work for tens of thousands of men and women for almost a decade.... Read More ▶