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IVMF partners with Hiring Our Heroes, Hire Heroes USA to launch Google+-powered career resource VetNet

November 28, 2012 | Press Releases

Google+ platform presents one-stop shop for veterans and military family members transitioning to civilian workforce Transitioning from military to civilian life presents a unique set of challenges. To make things easier and provide structure, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) and leading organizations Hire Heroes USA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Read more

Dulye Leadership Experience prepares SU students to stand out in tough job market

November 28, 2012 | Press Releases

For every job opening today, there are more than five job seekers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So what does it take to compete and— more importantly—win in the toughest job market in decades? The answers await at the Dulye Leadership Experience (DLE). The DLE, now in its sixth year, offers practical techniques, hands-on knowledge and an extensive Read more

$1 million gift to Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies makes Sims Hall renovations a reality

November 26, 2012 | Press Releases

A walk down the hallways of the Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies (CRS) on the first floor of Sims Hall reveals the unmistakable sights and smells of a freshly completed makeover: crisp paint, new carpeting and a lighter, brighter atmosphere. The improvements—along with numerous others—are part of a major five-month renovation to the department’s space that was made possible Read more

Project ENABLE launches training website for school librarians to better serve students with disabilities

November 21, 2012 | Press Releases

Project ENABLE (Expanding Nondiscriminatory Access by Librarians Everywhere) has launched a training website, made possible by a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services. Librarians and other educators can freely access the self-paced learning modules to improve the library and information services to students with disabilities in their schools and districts. Project ENABLE Read more

SU professor to direct Great Law of Peace Educational Center

November 21, 2012 | Press Releases

Philip P. Arnold, associate professor of religion and director of the Native Studies Program in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed founding director of the Great Law of Peace Educational Center. The center will be located on the former site of the Sainte Marie Among the Iroquois museum, which commemorates the French-fortified mission that occupied Onondaga Read more

Syracuse veteran-owned Iron Art partners with IVMF, Warrior Salute/CDS Monarch, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

November 19, 2012 | Press Releases

A pair of Syracuse “vetrepreneurs”—U.S. Army National Guardsmen Specialist Brian Kennedy and 1st Lt. Jason Uhlig, veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom most recently deployed to Afghanistan with the Syracuse-based 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry Regiment, 27th Brigade—are hoping to make a positive change in the world by using their talents in art and design. The friends will publicly launch their business Read more

Whitman School’s MBA program ranked #55 by Bloomberg Businessweek

November 16, 2012 | Press Releases

The Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University earned the #55 spot in Bloomberg Businessweek’s biennial ranking of top MBA programs. The ranking, now in its 24th year, includes 81 schools globally. “We’re very pleased that Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked Whitman as one of the top MBA programs in the country,” says Whitman School Dean Melvin Stith. “I Read more

‘Childhood Safety and Maltreatment’ workshop to be held Dec. 1

November 14, 2012 | Press Releases

The Jack Reilly Institute for Early Childhood and Provider Education, in collaboration with Upstate Medical University and Child Care Solutions, Inc., will sponsor a free workshop on Saturday, December 1 at The Inn Complete, South Campus, Syracuse University, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The program is purposefully designed for child care providers, therapists, social workers, mental health professionals, early Read more

Newhouse School, W2O Group partner to form Center for Social Commerce

November 9, 2012 | Press Releases

The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and W2O Group, an independent global network of leading communications counseling firms, today announced the creation of the W2O Group Center for Social Commerce, focusing on imparting industry-leading skills and acumen to students, professors, staff and clients in the emerging field of social commerce. “With the rapid changes taking place in technology, business Read more

‘IVMF At One Year’ celebration recognizes anniversary and milestones; open house slated for Nov. 9

November 6, 2012 | Press Releases

This week, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), founded in June 2011 by Syracuse University as the result of a historic partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co., celebrates the one-year anniversary of its founding and formal ribbon-cutting/opening of its physical location on the SU campus in the University College Building, 700 University Ave., Suite 303. In recognition of Read more

Student-faculty projects draw international spotlight

November 2, 2012 | Press Releases

This week, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), founded in June 2011 by Syracuse University as the result of a historic partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co., celebrates the one-year anniversary of its founding and formal ribbon-cutting/opening of its physical location on the SU campus in the University College Building, 700 University Ave., Suite 303. In recognition of Read more

Smart kids, visual stories

November 1, 2012 | Press Releases

Former Levy K-8 School students come to Newhouse to have their voices heard The first thing the kids noticed was the glass. Walking through the halls of Newhouse 3 in the first year of their participation in the “Smart Kids, Visual Stories” project, students from Syracuse city school Levy K-8 couldn’t fathom how the university felt so comfortable allowing so Read more