7.30.21

Inspired by Syracuse University Programming, Rep. Katko Introduces Bill to Support Military Families During Transition to Civilian Life


Inspired by programming offered by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today introduced the Onward to Opportunity Act. This bipartisan bill aims to help military families make a... Read More ▶

7.23.21

Hire a Veteran Day: Mother-Daughter Duo Share Success Story


After graduating college in 2013, Alaina Meyer wanted to capitalize on her interest in information technology. Growing up a military child, she took a leap of faith and founded scDataCom in the Savannah area. Her mother, Kathleen Ford, joined her as ... Read More ▶

7.20.21

IVMF Supports the Credit for Caring Act


These veteran and military family caregivers, along with millions of civilian caregivers, hold up America’s fractured and outdated long-term care system. But, they often face intensified challenges—including worse health outcomes, greater strains... Read More ▶

7.19.21

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) at Syracuse University Starts Next Week


During the last week in July, a time when most college campuses are largely empty in between semesters, Syracuse University’s National Veterans Resource Center will be bustling with activity. Two programs that align with Syracuse University’s his... Read More ▶

6.25.21

IVMF partners with Concussion Legacy Foundation; Dr. Haynie Pledges Brain


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University is a proud partner of Project Enlist. Project Enlist is serving as a catalyst for research on military veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI), chronic traumatic enceph... Read More ▶

7.07.21

Learning, Listening, and Supporting LGBTQ+ Veterans and Military Families


The IVMF and Modern Military Association of America discuss the historical and present challenges faced by LGBTQ+ veterans and their families from "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and how we can support them. Watch the discussion below. ... Read More ▶

6.30.21

Military Child Ryan Novak Finds Sweet Success


The Chocolate Pizza Company has been owned and operated by Ryan Novak since he was 21 years old and a full-time student majoring in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises at Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management.... Read More ▶

6.29.21

Walmart Launches Site to Help Veterans and Military Spouses “Find-a-Future”


Walmart launched a site to help veterans and military spouses, whether early career, mid-career, or experienced professionals, “Find-a-Future” and achieve their goals. Walmart associates and non-associates can register for free on the platform, u... Read More ▶

6.28.21

IVMF Executive Director, Dr. Mike Haynie, Wrote About the Mental Health of Veterans


On 6/27/21 Dr. Michael Haynie wrote an opinion piece for The Hill discussing the toll on veterans' mental health fighting in wars. You can read an excerpt below.  ... Read More ▶

6.08.21

The IVMF is A Proud Partner of Project Enlist


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University is a proud partner of Project Enlist. Project Enlist is serving as a catalyst for research on military Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI), chronic traumatic enceph... Read More ▶