From Military Child to Serving Those Who Serve

I come from a line of military service – at least one person in each generation has served in our armed forces dating back to WWI. My mother retired as an Air Force Major soon after I was born, and my dad, who piloted helicopters for 26 years, reti... Read More ▶


SyracuseServes Held Meeting to Discuss Afghan-Americans Resettling in Syracuse

On Friday, April 8th, SyracuseServes partnered with Clear Path for Veterans and Honor the Promise to host a meeting at the Daniel and Gayle D’Aniello Building, home to the National Veterans Resource Center (NVRC).... Read More ▶


IVMF COO, Maureen Casey, Declared Remarkable Woman of Central New York

Maureen Casey was honored as the winner of the 2022 Remarkable Women of Central New York. Casey stood out among the over 60 local nominees and was selected the winner among a final field of four remarkable women.... Read More ▶


Dr. Mike Haynie Received Distinguished American Award from National Football Foundation

On Sunday, April 3, 2022, the Central New York Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame held its 21st Annual Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Banquet on Sunday inside the Carrier Dome on the campus of Syracuse University.... Read More ▶


Success Story Saturday: Pursuing Passion Through Pain

Moore always wanted to join the military. She earned the distinction of Ms. JROTC in high school and planned to join the service after college. But when her college plans became derailed, an Army recruiter was at her doorstep three weeks after high s... Read More ▶


IVMF Staff Member Paulina Thompson Is a Special Breed, Indeed

Paulina Thompson has built her professional reputation as the person transitioning veterans know they have to go see. Leaving the military is a challenge for many service members and veterans. Thompson has spent her entire professional life in variou... Read More ▶


Syracuse University Recognizes Fiserv President and CEO Frank Bisignano for Commitment to the University

Saturday, February 26th, Syracuse University honored Fiserv President and CEO and proud Syracuse parent Frank Bisignano, along with his wife Tracy and other family members, including Sam ’11 and Morgan Lituchy ’11, with the unveiling of the Bisig... Read More ▶


Inc. Magazine Announces 5th Annual Vet100 List to Highlight 100 Fastest-Growing Veteran-Owned Businesses

Inc. Magazine, in partnership with Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), has announced the fifth annual Vet100 list—a compilation of the nation’s fastest-growing veteran-owned and -operated businesses. The ran... Read More ▶


Apply Now for Janene McGee Champion for Change Award

In spring 2020, Mecklenburg County, the state of North Carolina, and the broader veteran community lost a fellow veteran and passionate advocate Janene McGee. In addition to leading the county Veteran Services Office team, Janene also championed seve... Read More ▶


V-WISE Returns to In-Person!

Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) held its Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) program in person for the first time in more than two years. Approximately 200 women veterans, spous... Read More ▶