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March Madness Ends with Military Friendly® School Win

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 [...]

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We’re Celebrating 15 Years!

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.

How do you define a “Military Friendly School”?

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.

Top 10 Tips for Engaging 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.

Top 10 Tips for Hiring Heroes from Military-to-Civilian Workforce Expert Jolene Jefferies

Get in front of our nation’s high-value military candidates at the right time during their job search with these useful tips from Jolene Jefferies, VP Training and Development, Military Friendly®, the country’s leading resource in military-to-civilian workforce development. Included are ways to develop or expand your outreach and recruitment strategy at local, regional and national levels, plus specific military outreach activities and opportunities.