Large, multinational organizations often deal with complex issues when it comes to the intersection of fiscal requirements and government regulations. U.S. Army Captain Bong Chi is among the group of financial professionals tasked with managing the Army’s budget and fiscal policies.
New Scholarship for Military-Connected Students Tackles Barriers for Studying Abroad
Spending a semester abroad can be a formative experience for college students, both traditional and non-traditional students alike, but military-connected students are often unable to enjoy the experience of studying abroad due to limitations with the G.I. Bill.
Academic and Government Leaders Tackle Challenges Facing Student-Veterans
Summit results in seven key takeaways and a commitment to improving the narrative.
Telling the Stories of War, Sebastian Junger Speaks with Newhouse’s Military Visual Journalism Students
Award-winning documentary filmmaker, journalist and author Sebastian Junger covered the dangerous frontier environment of Afghanistan’s civil war before the arrival of U.S. forces in late 2001 and embedded with U.S. forces in some of the most remote locations in the war-torn nation afterward.
Hometown Hero: The Inspiring Journey of United States Army Lieutenant Colonel David Sly
United States Army Lieutenant Colonel David Sly is originally from Rutland, Vermont, and he graduated as a Distinguished Military Graduate from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. David was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Military Intelligence Corps.
Air Force ROTC Cadet Emily Weaver ’24 Continues Family Tradition of Service
According to the Department of Defense, interest in military service is on the decline among the nation’s youth, especially those who are qualified for military service. Only 9% indicated they would likely serve in the military; such a low percentage hasn’t been experienced since the months leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Office of Veteran and Military Affairs Announces Spring Scholarships for Military-Connected Students
The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs (OVMA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 OVMA Spring Scholarships. Funded entirely by the generosity of donors, these scholarships support the broad community of military-connected students at Syracuse University. The scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis, and most are specifically focused to support select groups of military-connected students.Continue Reading
Summit Co-Hosted by Syracuse University Focuses on Creating Pathways to Higher Education for Military-Connected Students
Institutions of higher education like Syracuse University and the country’s military are both facing an approaching demographic cliff due in part to declining birth rates stemming from the 2008 economic recession.
From The iSchool To The Army, And Back Again
In 1992 Dwayne Murray (‘97) was studying sociology through Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, and he was enjoying a semester abroad in London when the iSchool first flew onto his radar. He seized the opportunity to take a couple of classes being offered by visiting iSchool professor Jeffrey Katzer, and found the coursework to be surprisingly well-aligned with his interests and career ambitions.
Khloe Gage ’25 Named University’s Newest Lyons Scholar
Khloe Gage ’25, a military-connected student studying economics in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, is the daughter of Lt. Col. Kim Lee Gage, who served in the U.S. Army.