2.18.19

Watch IVMF Founder Dr. Mike Haynie Speak on The Hill TV Regarding AmericaServes Helping Veterans Transition From Military to Civilian Life


IVMF Founder and Executive Director Dr. Mike Haynie was a guest on The Hill to speak about the AmericaServes organization and the importance of helping military veterans and families navigate the enormous universe of resources available to them.  Read More ▶

2.17.19

Selling A Business? You Need to Plan Ahead


Selling a business can be a "psychological trauma" akin to losing a loved one, says J. Michael Haynie, Ph.D., vice chancellor for innovation at Syracuse University, and an expert on entrepreneurship. Read More ▶

2.11.19

Institute for Veterans and Military Families Receives Sponsorship from Travelers


The IVMF at Syracuse University has received a generous $50,000 sponsorship from Travelers toward programming for the IVMF’s Arsenal of entrepreneurship programs. This is the second sponsorship IVMF has received from Travelers. Read More ▶

2.08.19

AmericaServes 2019 Transparency Report: Partnering to Improve the Marketplace of Human Services and Care


As Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from 2014 to 2016, I was charged with carrying out its mission to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise: to care for those who have borne the battle, and their families. Implicit i... Read More ▶

2.04.19

Inc. Magazine’s Vet50 List Highlights 50 Fastest-Growing Veteran-Owned Businesses and Inspires Other Veteran Entrepreneurs to Join Their Ranks


Inc. magazine announced in partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF), the second annual Vet50 list—a compilation of the nation’s fastest growing veteran-owned businesses. Born out of the iconic Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies based in the U.S., the distinctions are considered hallmarks of entrepreneurial success. Read More ▶

2.01.19

Blue Star Families’ 9th Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey Highlights Modern Expectations Aren’t Being Met


Ten years of research reveal military life expectations have evolved for modern military families. They seek work-life balance and believe a second income is vital to their families’ well-being, according to the 2018 Blue Star Families (BSF) annual... Read More ▶

1.25.19

Vibrant Emotional Health and IVMF Awarded Three Year Contract to Provide Mental Health Awareness Training to Veterans’ Service Provider Networks


The SAMHSA has awarded Vibrant Emotional Health, a grant to train individuals to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness. Read More ▶

1.24.19

Onward to Opportunity (O2O) Program Kicks Off at Tri-Base Area Jacksonville (Fla.)


Career preparation program connects transitioning service members, active duty military spouses, and members of the National Guard & Reserve to the nation’s leading military-friendly employers. Jacksonville, Fla. (6/27/16) – In the next five... Read More ▶

1.16.19

Schultz Family Foundation Strengthens Support of Veteran Employment through Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families


Today, the Schultz Family Foundation announced a $7.5 million investment to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University to advance the Onward to Opportunity (O2O) program in support of veteran career preparation and employment. Read More ▶

1.16.19

Onward to Opportunity – Honoring the Service of Our Veterans, Bolstering America’s Competitive Spirit


Onward to Opportunity is personal for both of us. Howard’s father served in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II. This was a time when all of America was engaged in the cause of the nation’s defense, and when every American was connected to someone – mother, father, brother, or friend – who served in uniform. Read More ▶