NVRC Updates

Construction Manager Announcement

Chase Construction has been selected to lead the Construction Management efforts for the National Veterans Resource Center at Syracuse University. 

The IVMF Team Checks out the Latest Progress on the NVRC

Both the IVMF and Office of Veterans and Military Affairs (OVMA) teams visited the NVRC worksite recently to check out the progress of what will be their future home in 2020 – and will be the national convening space for academic, government and community collaboration in support of those who served.

Syracuse University Announces Historic $20 Million Gift to Support Construction of First-of-Its-Kind National Veterans Resource Center

Syracuse University, home to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), today announced a $20 million gift from U.S. Navy veteran and Life Trustee Daniel D’Aniello ’68 and his wife, Gayle. This gift, one of the single largest gifts in University history, will support construction of the National Veterans Resource Center (NVRC), a first-of-its-kind facility that will house the IVMF, the nation’s leading academic institute focused on the concerns of America’s more than 20 million veterans and their families as well as other veteran-focused educational, vocational and community engagement programs. The NVRC will open in spring 2020.

NVRC Logo Release

It is official, the National Veterans Resource Center has a logo.


Marine Corps Veteran Daniel MacDonalds Hired as First Employee to Work on Future National Veterans Resource Center Site

Daniel (Dan) MacDonald, Marine Corps Veteran and owner of MacDonald Engineering is the first veteran to be hired to work on the National Veterans Resource Center (NVRC). Syracuse University Vice Chancellor Mike Haynie stated that “it’s as it should be, that the first person hired on the NVRC construction was a veteran, because it represents our commitment to support and empower this community, the veteran and military-connected community.”