6.02.17

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 Yor... Read More ▶

5.30.17

Memorial Day Means Remembrance and Reflection


Members of our IVMF and Syracuse University Office of Veteran and Military Affairs staff offer their thoughts on Memorial Day with Syracuse University News Services. https://vimeo.com/219003486... Read More ▶

5.26.17

Memorial Day Message from Dr. Mike Haynie


By Dr. Mike Haynie, Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation; IVMF Founder and Executive Director On Memorial Day, I reflect and am reminded that this is a day to pay tribute to the men and women, past and present, near and far, who... Read More ▶

5.26.17

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 hea... Read More ▶

5.22.17

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, 2... Read More ▶

5.21.17

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families Receives $450,000 Grant from Sam’s Club Giving Program to Support Women Veteran Entrepreneurs


Veterans and military spouse business owners join forces at the inaugural V-WISE Graduate Conference in San Antonio, November 2014 The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) today announces it received a $450,000 grant from Sam’s Clu... Read More ▶

5.12.17

Blog: Military Spouse Appreciation Day


By Mitch Forbes - U.S. Army veteran, Syracuse University student veteran, and IVMF Student Support Intern - Entrepreneurship Military Spouse Appreciation Day is a time to honor the sacrifices and contributions that military spouses make in support o... Read More ▶

4.27.17

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 Syra... Read More ▶

4.25.17

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 technolo... Read More ▶

4.20.17

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University Wins 2017 Skillsoft Innovation Award for Creating an Impact: Learning


[SYRACUSE, NY, April 18, 2017] – The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University announced that it has been honored by Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning as a 2017 Innovation Award winner for demonstrating exce... Read More ▶