4.03.20

Onward to Opportunity, a Career Training Program for Service Members and Families Goes Online Amid COVID-19 Crisis


Onward to Opportunity, a career training and professional certification program, allows transitioning service members, veterans and spouses to maintain progress toward post-service, in-demand careers during the COVID-19 shutdown. The O2O program, ... Read More ▶

7.15.19

Amazon Web Services Collaborates with IVMF to Offer Free Online Training Course for Military Veterans and Families


Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military (IVMF) has teamed with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification to offer new resources to the military community.... Read More ▶

5.10.19

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 ▶

2.19.19

Howard & Sheri Schultz Discuss the Schultz Family Foundation’s Important Cause of Helping Veterans


"We were visiting bases...and a young soldier stood up and said... 'I have more anxiety about going to a job interview than going back to Iraq,'" says Schultz. "...we have to do something." Howard and Sheri Schultz were guests on the SiriusXM radio ... Read More ▶

1.24.19

Onward to Opportunity (O2O) Program Kicks Off at Tri-Base Area Jacksonville (Fla.)


Career preparation program connects transitioning service members, active duty military spouses, and members of the National Guard & Reserve to the nation’s leading military-friendly employers. Jacksonville, Fla. (6/27/16) – In the next five... Read More ▶

1.16.19

Onward to Opportunity – Honoring the Service of Our Veterans, Bolstering America’s Competitive Spirit


Onward to Opportunity is personal for both of us. Howard’s father served in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II. This was a time when all of America was engaged in the cause of the nation’s defense, and when every American was connected to someone – mother, father, brother, or friend – who served in uniform.... Read More ▶

1.15.19

Fort Drum Graduate – Stephan Murray


We believe the best way to demonstrate the impact of the Onward to Opportunity is by letting our graduates explain it in their own words. Stephan Murray, a graduate from O2O-VCTP, explains why the program is so beneficial to all veterans. How it hel... Read More ▶

1.15.19

Employer – Reese Wheeler


Reese Wheeler, a recruiter for Converges, explains why she enjoys working with veterans so much. She believes the skills veterans learn from the military translate very well to civilian work saying, "they can multitask, they are great at administrati... Read More ▶

1.15.19

Employer – Wayne Schutt


Wayne Schutt, an employer discusses the Onward to Opportunity program and how it helps veterans transitioning into the workforce. "They're driven people," Schutt says more than once during the interview, "they have an idea of where they want to go." ... Read More ▶

10.18.18

Stories of Service: IVMF Program Graduates Share Their Experiences


Since 2011, IVMF has served over 100,000 veterans, military service members and their families. Their stories speak to the IVMF’s dedication to delivering programs and services around the country, and the world that support those who given so much ... Read More ▶