IVMF Announces Goal to Place 30,000 Veterans and Military Spouses into Jobs by 2022

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University announced its strategic goal highlighting signature program, Onward to Opportunity-Veterans Career Transition Program. The Institute for Veterans and Military Families ... Read More ▶


IVMF Goes Global: Sharing Best Practices with International Partners at Canadian Conference

As part of the growing portfolio of international partnerships, Nicholas Armstrong, Institute for Veterans and Military Families senior director of research and policy, along with Gilly Cantor, program evaluation manager, presented “Adapting the Co... Read More ▶


Walmart and the Coalition for Veteran Owned Business Host VetSource Event to Boost Business Opportunities for Veteran Entrepreneurs

The first-of-its-kind event will connect veteran, military and military spouse business owners to Fortune 500 companies for procurement opportunities, while providing entrepreneurial training and resources. Norfolk, Va., Sept. 20, 2017 – Today, Wa... Read More ▶


Paralyzed Veterans of America Awards IVMF with Distinguished MISSION: ABLE Award

Industry-leading veteran organization presents highest honor recognizing Institute’s leadership to champion the end of veteran unemployment Washington, D.C., September 19, 2017 - The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse... Read More ▶


The IVMF Stands Ready to Assist Veterans & Military Families Impacted by Irma & Harvey

The IVMF stands ready to help veterans and military families during this difficult time. Please contact our TXServes coordination center at 1-888-SA-4-VETS or our SCServes coordination center at 1-844-228-5878 for assistance. Visit AmericaServes to... Read More ▶


Institute for Veterans and Military Families Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

[Syracuse, NY] – The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) today announced it has received an inaugural $20,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. Through the grant, IVMF will ... Read More ▶


Umm, you’re wearing your flag backwards.

A national call to action to maintain America's brand. Written by: Lyndy McLaughlin Do you know why the American flag is worn backwards on military uniforms? I didn’t. Living in America, there is an ingrained, unspoken understanding that the flag... Read More ▶


Veteran Entrepreneurs Gather at UConn for Business Bootcamp – Aug. 2017

The University of Connecticut (UConn) will host a new class of post-9/11 veterans Aug. 10 -20 for the eighth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). The program is offered at no cost to participants. It combines the res... Read More ▶


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) Awarded Nearly a Quarter of a Million Dollars to Help Advance Government Support of Veterans and Their Families

In separate grants, the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and IBM Center for the Business of Government award the IVMF research and evaluation division over $235,000 to study strategies and approaches to reinvent traditional federal and st... Read More ▶


Finding the Full Potential of Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families

By Michaela Diallo M.Ed, Team Leader at PAServes Greater Pittsburgh In 1943, Abraham Maslow published “A Theory of Human Motivation,” a paper in psychology that described the patterns through which human motivations tend to move. His research ... Read More ▶