Workforce Readiness Alignment: The Relationship Between Job Preferences, Retention, and Earnings

 Article is the third offering of the IVMF and USAA Workforce Readiness Research Series SYRACUSE,  N.Y. (Aug. 11, 2016) –  The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF), in collaboration with USAA, today released the third installment of its Workforce Readiness Research Series. The paper addresses the complex and interrelated relationship between […]

INSTITUTE FOR VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY RELEASES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) TO MANAGE NC COORDINATED VETERAN FAMILY SERVICES NETWORK

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) is excited to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Coordination Center to lead and manage a coordinated network of North Carolina’s Coastal area veteran and military family service providers. The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has endeavored […]

Women Veterans & Military Spouses Visit San Antonio to Develop Their Entrepreneurial Skills as Small Business Owners

Women veterans and military spouses from across the country gathered at The Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, August 12-14, to attend V-WISE (Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship) – the nation’s leading entrepreneurship training program for women veterans, active duty service women, and female partners and spouses of service members. Rear Admiral Dawn E. Cutler, U.S. […]

ONE YEAR LATER, TRANSFORMATIVE CHARLOTTE-AREA NCSERVES NETWORK LEADS STATE AND NATION WITH COORDINATED MODEL OF CARE FOR VETERANS, SERVICE MEMBERS, AND MILITARY FAMILIES

Local veteran and military family serving nonprofit, Charlotte Bridge Home, celebrates a year of leading innovative NCServes Network. By digitally connecting over 1,200 veterans and their families with nonprofits, county, state, and federal agencies, NCServes has become an example for the nation on how to effectively match individuals to the services, resources, and care they […]

Transformative Network of Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families Arrives in South Carolina

Local and national veteran serving organizations, U.S. Department of Labor and Veterans Affairs announced the launch of a new coordinated network: SCServes – Lowcountry to support Charleston, Beaufort, and Myrtle Beach area veterans, service members and their families. Charleston, South Carolina (August 2, 2016) – A VIP ribbon cutting and keynote address from U.S. Department […]

Camp Pendleton Celebrates O2O Graduation

Camp Pendleton recognizes 18 service members and military spouses who have completed the Onward to Opportunity (O2O) career skills training program Camp Pendleton, California (8/1/16) – Last week at Camp Pendleton, the Schultz Family Foundation (SFF) and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University recognized 18 service members and military spouses […]

IVMF Staff and EBV Graduates Become Family

By Anthony Armelino Jr., EBV Program Manager, IVMF Wow, this year the Institute for Veterans and Military Families reached it’s 10-year anniversary of continuous operation of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV)! Since its inception, the program at Syracuse University has expanded to a total of ten universities that have graduated over 1,300 […]

NCServes – Metrolina Celebrates a Year of Service to 1,224 Charlotte-Area Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families

August 4, 9:30 A.M., EST | Media Availability with Featured Participant Representatives: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. WHAT: The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF), Charlotte Bridge Home, Walmart, and Charlotte-area health and human service providers such as Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont and Mecklenburg County Veterans Services Division will […]

JBSA to Celebrate Latest Cohort of O2O Graduates

This morning, Joint Base San Antonio to recognize 27 service members and military spouses who have completed the Onward to Opportunity career skills training program JBSA Fort Sam Houston, Texas (7/28/16) – Later this morning at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), the Schultz Family Foundation (SFF) and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) […]

Transformative Network of Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families Arrives in South Carolina: Official Launch of SCServes – Lowcountry

U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Christopher Lu to Provide Keynote August 2, 11:00 A.M., EST | Media Availability with Featured Participant Representatives: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. WHAT:          The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), the U.S. Department of Labor, and Walmart will commemorate the expansion of the Institute’s AmericaServes initiative into […]

IVMF Continues Dedication to Military and Veteran Employment; Selects Dave Roddenberry to Lead Growth of Onward to Opportunity Program

Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families welcomes new Programs and Services Director Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave A. Roddenberry III as its director of programs and services. Dave’s responsibilities will primarily focus on performance and operational aspects of IVMF’s Onward to […]

Schultz Family Foundation Kicks-off Planning for New Approach to Coordinating Veteran Services in Washington State

WashingtonServes, an innovative network for coordinating service providers, funded by the Schultz Family Foundation, is bringing together federal, state and community providers in new ways to better support Seattle and Pacific Northwest area veterans, service members and their families. Seattle, WA (July 19, 2016) –  Taking care of veterans and their families across the country […]

Lockheed Martin Makes $1 Million Gift in Support of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University

Two-star partnership is announced this morning during the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) Program, taking place at Syracuse University SYRACUSE, N.Y. (JULY 18, 2016) – A renewed partnership between Lockheed Martin Corporation and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University was formalized this morning at a check presentation in […]

EBV-SU celebrates 10 years

Today the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program reflects back to 2007 – when the veteran entrepreneurship journey began. “Entrepreneurship – this program – is about you taking back your life. Entrepreneurship is about having sole custody of your future … let people help you when it’s appropriate, but in the end, this is […]

Syracuse University Hosts Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities: July 16-23

Veteran participants will converge on the Syracuse University to continue along their paths to small business ownership; EBV celebrates a decade of service Twenty-seven veterans with disabilities will converge on the Syracuse University campus on Saturday, July 16, to leverage the valued skills gained from military service and learn the basics of business ownership during […]

IVMF and Prudential Launch Employment Research Series Focused on Hiring Military Spouses

Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), in collaboration with Prudential Financial, Inc., today launched the first in a series of three research papers as part of an overall study on military spouse employment. Prudential funded the study with a $140,000 grant. “This research highlights that military spouses bring a variety of business […]

Serving Veterans Coast to Coast: EBV Program Provides Entrepreneurship ‘Bootcamp’ Training to Post 9/11 Veterans

Aspiring veteran entrepreneurs to receive small business training at UCLA, Texas A&M, and Syracuse University in July More than 80 veterans with disabilities will converge on the UCLA, Texas A&M, and Syracuse University campuses in July to leverage the valued skills gained from military service and learn the basics of business ownership during the Entrepreneurship […]

Two Reports Issued This Week on Transforming Veterans’ Health Care

In response to the recent statement from the MyVA Advisory Committee, and Commission on Care Report released earlier this week, the IVMF takes the position that any changes to the existing system of care for our veterans should undergo smart, collaborative, and data-driven review, and should be solely focused on reform best positioned to fulfill […]

Cybersecurity Training Track Blends Two National Programs – SANS VetSuccess and Onward to Opportunity – Together at JBSA

SANS VetSuccess and Onward to Opportunity collaborate on a program that will provide access to transitioning veterans with interest in cybersecurity careers San Antonio, TX  — (June 28, 2016)  — SANS Institute, in collaboration with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), and Onward to Opportunity (O2O), today announced that the SANS VetSuccess Academy […]

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 years, over one million military members and their families will transition to civilian life. For many, finding employment will be the most […]

Syracuse University Selects SHoP Architects to Design National Veterans Resource Complex

The NVRC will serve as the enduring home of the University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) Culminating a six-month design competition, Syracuse University today announced SHoP Architects, a world-renowned architect firm headquartered in New York City, has been selected to conceptualize and design the new National Veterans Resource Complex (NVRC). The NVRC, a […]

IVMF Travels to Dallas to Discuss Innovative Coordination of Resources with Veteran-Serving Community

The North Texas Veterans Funders Collaborative, supported by the IVMF and the Walmart Foundation, hosted a first-of-its kind convening last week in Dallas, TX, to brief the Greater Dallas community (local stakeholders, thought leaders, and service providers from the public, private, and independent sectors) on the innovative coordination of resources, services and care for service […]

Military Community Connection of North Charleston Awarded Half-Million Dollar Multi-Year Grant to Coordinate SCServes – Lowcountry

New coordinated network for veterans, SCServes – Lowcountry, opening in August to support South Carolina’s Charleston, Beaufort, and Myrtle Beach area veterans, service members and their families. Charleston, S.C. (June 15, 2016) – This August, South Carolina takes its first transformative steps in ensuring its veterans and their families have access to the most comprehensively-arrayed […]

INSTITUTE FOR VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY RELEASES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) TO MANAGE NY COORDINATED VETERAN FAMILY SERVICES NETWORK

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) is excited to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Coordination Center to lead and manage a coordinated network of New York City’s area veteran and military family service providers. The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has endeavored for […]

Mizzou hosts the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mizzou joins national consortium of world-class schools offering entrepreneurship and small business management training to post 9/11 veterans WHAT: The Trulaske College of Business will host its first class of veterans with an interest in entrepreneurship and a business idea to get off the ground. The EBV Program is a one-of-a-kind initiative designed to leverage […]

IVMF Publishes Research Report Highlighting Veteran Workforce Development Programs at Three U.S. Colleges

Del Mar College, Tarrant County College, and Wake Technical Community College exemplify how institutions committed to advancing veterans employment can leverage external funding to design, develop, and deliver accelerated vocational instruction to veterans and transitioning service members. SYRACUSE, NY (May 26, 2016) – Today the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) […]

IVMF & OVMA employees experience Operation Lightning Strike

In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, IVMF and OVMA employees experienced Operation Lightning Strike at Griffiss Technology Park in Rome on May 20. The 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the New York Army National Guard and other units conducted this military exercise to establish Intermediate Staging Bases for training, which served as the […]

Syracuse University Maxwell Students Partner with the IVMF via the Community Link Program

Over the past several months, Syracuse University Maxwell students have been providing hours of research and analysis to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University as participants in the Community Link Program. Since the inception of the program at Syracuse University in 1978, more than 200 different public and nonprofit agencies […]

IVMF Expands Commitment to Community-Based Collaboration; Hires Ilario Pantano to Lead Collective Impact Initiatives

Former State Director of Veterans Affairs for North Carolina joins Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ilario G. Pantano as its senior director of community service. Pantano will oversee the IVMF’s expanding portfolio of community-based collaborations – […]

United Service Organizations of North Carolina (USO-NC) Awarded Multi-Year Grant to Serve as Coordinating Entity for NCServes – Raleigh/Durham

NCServes – Raleigh/Durham, the second-of four public-private coordinated networks of services, opening in June in North Carolina’s Raleigh/Durham Region   Raleigh/Durham, N.C. (May 6, 2016) – During this month when the nation will pause to properly honor its fallen service members, North Carolina will take the second-of-four transformative steps in ensuring its military-connected members and […]

Revisiting the Business Case and Strategy for Hiring a Veteran

Article is the second offering of the IVMF and USAA Workforce Readiness Research Series The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF), in collaboration with USAA, today released the second paper in its employment-focused research series that emphasizes how employers can turn veteran talent into a competitive advantage in talent acquisition, talent […]

Onward to Opportunity (O2O) Program Kicks Off at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA)

Career preparation program connects transitioning servicemembers and their families to the nation’s leading military-friendly employers. Yesterday, Monday, April 4, 2016, twenty-three servicemembers and military family members from Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) began their Onward to Opportunity (O2O) journeys – a no-cost career skills program (no use of GI Bill Benefits) offering in-demand, industry-validated training […]

SJU Hosts 20 Veterans with Disabilities for Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Saint Joseph’s will host its first Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) as a member of the national consortium of schools offering training to post 9/11 veterans From April 9 to 17, Saint Joseph’s University’s Office of Veterans Services, in partnership with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families, will welcome 20 post-9/11 […]

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