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 ▶

1.24.19

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 ▶

1.15.19

Career Considerations for Constantly Moving Military Spouses


It isn't a shock for a military-connected family to uproot their life and move every so often in support of a family member being in the active military. This type of occurrence is never easy to handle. Using some data points from IVMF's director of Applied Research and Analytics Rosy Maury, U.S. News created a list highlighting some of the main issues and helpful advice for military spouses face upon relocation. ... Read More ▶

1.07.19

Syracuse University Sends Two Veterans to the Camping World Bowl


In addition to the donated tickets, Syracuse Athletics, the OVMA and IVMF also hosted a special “Cuse for Troops” contest encouraging veterans to share their Orange pride on Twitter for a chance to win free tickets and travel to the Camping World Bowl... Read More ▶

1.07.19

NCServes Linking Service Members to Resources


Specifically, NCServes -- Coastal helped reduce the homeless veteran problem and achieve one of the lowest rates of veteran suicide in the Southeast.... Read More ▶

1.02.19

Beyond The Uniform Podcast: Maureen Casey Interview


IVMF's very own Chief Operating Officer, Maureen Casey, spoke with Justin Nassiri on Beyond The Uniform about one of the most relevant military-related topics of today: the best way for a military member to identify and pursue a fulfilling career.... Read More ▶

12.20.18

Borne The Battle Interview with IVMF’s Senior Director for Research and Policy Nick Armstrong


IVMF's Senior Director for Research and Policy, Nick Armstrong, spoke with Timothy Lawson on Borne The Battle podcast about his military history, the IVMF, and some essential information for veterans in the process of transitioning from military service to civilian life. Give it a listen below!... Read More ▶