Simulations Guide Veterans Facing Challenges in Higher Education

Syracuse University researchers from The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), the Office of Military Affairs (OVMA) and the School of Education (SOE) collaborate to develop simulated interaction models (SIMs) for veterans transitionin... Read More ▶


Leaders at IVMF and OVMA Share Their Knowledge at a Conference Dedicated to Empowering Student Veterans

IVMF and OVMA staff members share veteran-friendly practices and STEM career opportunities to audience of more than 1,700 at conference aimed at empowering student veterans. Leaders from the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Sy... Read More ▶


Military Spouse Entrepreneurs Share Top Takeaways from V-WISE Phoenix

It’s not every day that two military spouses with six kids between them and active duty military husbands get to meet up in a gorgeous location for three days of GIRL BOSS learning, networking and growth. But that’s exactly what MadSkills co-foun... Read More ▶


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families and the Schultz Family Foundation Launch Veteran Support Network in Washington State

  “WAServes” is the eighth regional network in the country; improves quality of care and access to critical services for service members, veterans and their families. SEATTLE, WA (March 2, 2017) – The Institute for Veterans and Milita... Read More ▶


Final Contestants for Small Business Competition Reach Finish Line

The VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge is a unique business competition for veterans and military spouses sponsored by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families. Contest prizes total $100,000. Winners will be announced on Friday, March 3, 2017. ATL... Read More ▶


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University Releases Request For Proposals (RFP) to Manage Coordinated Network of Care and Services for Veterans, Service Members and their Families in San Antonio Region

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 15, 2017) — Since 2013, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University has brought together service providers and organizations from the public, private and nonprofit sectors in communities around t... Read More ▶


84 to Graduate from Joint Base San Antonio Career Skills Training Program with New Lease on Life

Many graduates of the Onward to Opportunity career training and certification program receive job offers from top companies such as Amazon, USAA and Accenture Federal Services before they leave the military. SAN ANTONIO, T.X., (Jan. 16, 2017) – Ei... Read More ▶


Newsletter Spring 2017

Welcome In the next five years, over one million military members and their families will transition to civilian life. For many, finding employment will be the most challenging part. The Onward to Opportunity program - a public-private partnership b... Read More ▶