It's easy to think of veteran service organizations (VSOs) in terms of lodges, parades, "funny hats," and where senior veterans gather. But, we encourage our post-9/11 veterans to re-think VSOs like the American Legion and VFW. These organizations and their professionals are fighting to get the best benefits and resources for our nation's veteran and military family [...]
March Madness is over once again with the University of North Carolina capturing its sixth national championship with its 71-65 victory over Gonzaga. Not only did UNC win the national championship; the school also won our 2017 Military Friendly® Schools Bronze Award. Turns out they have an impressive basketball program and a best-in-class military program for veterans and [...]
15 years ago, Victory Media's co-founders Chris Hale, Rich McCormack and Scotty Shaw celebrated the first day working at a new company—their own. Today, we celebrate a rich history of creating opportunity and advocacy for our veterans, military spouses, service members and high school students.
In recent years, the discussions, regulations and actions to call out and curb bad behavior among colleges has taken center stage, but there is no single definition of what “bad actor” means. The result: confusion among service members, veterans and their families, as well as for higher education institutions. That’s why we’ve evolved our Military Friendly® Schools ratings—and will publish our 2017 list of colleges, universities and trade schools—based on a standard measure for evaluating institutions of all types and degree programs on the outcomes they provide for military students.
We talked with Jolene Jefferies, VP of Training and Development at Military Friendly®, to learn how admissions professionals can reach and support military students. Here are her Top 10 Tips for Engaging Talented Military Students.