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 ▶

2.17.19

Selling A Business? You Need to Plan Ahead


Selling a business can be a "psychological trauma" akin to losing a loved one, says J. Michael Haynie, Ph.D., vice chancellor for innovation at Syracuse University, and an expert on entrepreneurship. ... Read More ▶

2.11.19

Institute for Veterans and Military Families Receives Sponsorship from Travelers


The IVMF at Syracuse University has received a generous $50,000 sponsorship from Travelers toward programming for the IVMF’s Arsenal of entrepreneurship programs. This is the second sponsorship IVMF has received from Travelers.... Read More ▶

2.08.19

AmericaServes 2019 Transparency Report: Partnering to Improve the Marketplace of Human Services and Care


As Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from 2014 to 2016, I was charged with carrying out its mission to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise: to care for those who have borne the battle, and their families. Implicit i... Read More ▶

2.04.19

Inc. Magazine’s Vet50 List Highlights 50 Fastest-Growing Veteran-Owned Businesses and Inspires Other Veteran Entrepreneurs to Join Their Ranks


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

1.25.19

Vibrant Emotional Health and IVMF Awarded Three Year Contract to Provide Mental Health Awareness Training to Veterans’ Service Provider Networks


The SAMHSA has awarded Vibrant Emotional Health, a grant to train individuals to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness.... 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

Schultz Family Foundation Strengthens Support of Veteran Employment through Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families


Today, the Schultz Family Foundation announced a $7.5 million investment to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University to advance the Onward to Opportunity (O2O) program in support of veteran career preparation and... 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

Career Considerations for Constantly Moving Military Spouses


It isn't a shock for a military-connected family to uproot their life and move every so often in support of a family member being in the active military. This type of occurrence is never easy to handle. Using some data points from IVMF's director of ... Read More ▶