IVMF Employee, Linda Nellis, Reflects on Her Father and Husband for Veterans Month

My hero and role model happens to be my dad, Mel Rubenstein. He is a Syracuse University alum from the class of 1953. At that time, the draft was in effect, and he decided if he had to serve, he wanted to do it as an officer. He proceeded to join ROT... Read More ▶


$7.5 Million in New Funding to Support Syracuse University’s IVMF Work with Veterans and Military Families

Syracuse University is marking Veterans Day with the announcement of $7.5 million in new funding to advance the Institute of Veterans and Military Families’ (IVMF) work supporting veterans and military families in the face of the global pandemic. T... Read More ▶


How the IVMF is helping veterans re-enter the civilian workforce

The New York Post goes on to explain the IVMF pillars of Entrepreneurship, Career Training, Community Services, higher Education, and Research & Analytics and share a few success stories from IVMF alumni. ... Read More ▶


PAServes 5-year Anniversary

On November 5, 2020, the PAServes-Greater Pittsburgh network virtually celebrated its 5-Year In-Progress Review. PAServes was the second network created in our AmericaServes program. PAServes has been a mentor and role model for other community colla... Read More ▶


Smart and Sexy Instagram Contest!

Calling all women veteran and military spouse business owners! Smart & Sexy wants to feature your business. Post on your Instagram account with #VWISEBeBoldContest and tag @ivmfsyracuseu and @smartandsexysocial for your chance to win a cash pr... Read More ▶


Syracuse University’s IVMF to receive American Legion’s Patriot Award

On Nov. 17 via a virtual streaming ceremony, The American Legion will present its Patriot Award to Dr. Mike Haynie and Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families. To view the ceremony at 10 a.m. ET Nov. 17...... Read More ▶


Danielle Bootes: Onward to Opportunity Coordinator

Danielle Bootes spent over six and a half years in the Army, mostly in HR. When she first heard about O2O and its numerous course offerings and certifications, she was eager to find something that would complement her experience in the Army as well a... Read More ▶


O2O Program Manager Ben Dufay Reflects on the 5-year anniversary of O2O

Back in early 2015 a round table discussion with senior military leadership, staff at Syracuse University, the Department of Defense, and the former Starbucks CEO/Founder Howard Schultz met to discuss Veteran unemployment and how they could collabora... Read More ▶


Chris Teodoro: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified

The best piece of advice I can provide to active and transitioning service members is to take full advantage of the many resources available to pursue advance certifications and training. While transitioning out of the military can be a daunting task... Read More ▶


Announcing the 2021 Veteran EDGE Conference

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families is making preparations for the annual Veteran EDGE Conference and can’t wait to help you level up in 2021! Mark your calendars and get ready to join fellow veterans, service members, and family membe... Read More ▶