UCLA Anderson Celebrates 10 Years of Helping Veterans Become Entrepreneurs

Aspiring veteran entrepreneurs look to UCLA for small business training Los Angeles, CA – (07/11/17) – More than two dozen military veterans are gathered this week at the UCLA Anderson School of Management for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp fo... Read More ▶


Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families Announces New Directors of Development

The Institute for Veteran and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University announced the expansion of its development department with the addition of two new director roles, Tina Kapral and Melissa Reider. Tina Kapral joins the development depar... Read More ▶


The IVMF Enrollment Services Team Climbs to Glory

By the IVMF Enrollment Services Team: Eddie Zaremba, Jim Schock, and Richelle Quigley It’s always a great day to be part of the IVMF’s Enrollment Services Team, but it’s an even better day when we can greet you from beautiful Fort Drum, New Yo... Read More ▶


Let the Bugle Play: Honoring Dearly Departed Veteran Family Members from a Civilian Perspective

by Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling, IVMF Director of Events and Conferences  The location was Calverton National Cemetery in Long Island, NY. The casket was draped with a flag. A bugle played solemnly. Two smartly-dressed cadets stood attention at the h... Read More ▶


O2O-VCTP Hosts Graduation Ceremony for 62 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Service Members, Military Spouses, and Veterans

The ceremony will be followed by mock interviews and professional networking with over 20 Puget Sound area employers. TACOMA, Wash. (May 23, 2017) – Sixty-two members of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) community will graduate Tuesday, May 23, ... Read More ▶


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Leverages Community-Based Resources to Improve Lives

By Mike Schindler,  IVMF Program Manager of Community Services  In a continued effort to better serve Veterans and their families, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center for Innovation (VACI) joined forces in early April 2017 with Sy... Read More ▶


The building block(chains) of AmericaServes: efficiency, timeliness, and transparency

By Jim McDonough, IVMF, Dan Brillman, Unite US, & Maggie Pollard, Accenture Federal Services In a recently-penned LinkedIn post, Sam Caplan, Director of Technology and Data for the Walmart Foundation, posits that Blockchain, an emerging techno... Read More ▶


Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) at Louisiana State University (LSU)

Aspiring veteran entrepreneurs converge on campus for intensive nine-day residency to learn the ‘nuts and bolts’ of business ownership. Baton Rouge, LA –  Nine disabled veterans from New York, Indiana, Georgia, Missouri, and Rhode Island ha... Read More ▶


VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge: Unique Perspectives

We recently chatted with a group of 10 military veteran business owners competing in the VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge - an initiative powered by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University and supported by The Marcu... Read More ▶


Florida State University & The Jim Moran Institute Welcome Military Family Members to EBV-F

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2017) —  Florida State University and the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship will welcome 25 caregivers of veterans and family members of active duty military to its 2017 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veter... Read More ▶