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.
How well is your school doing at developing local partnerships with military and veteran referral sources and inviting them to become more familiar with your school, facilities, and student educational opportunities? If you are looking for better ways to raise awareness, brand your school, strengthen the pipeline, and actively promote your higher-education opportunities to military students, [...]
We're pleased to announce that our 2015-2016 Military Friendly® Schools and STEM Jobs Approved surveys are now open—and our Military Friendly® Employers survey is due to open in early August. Victory Media surveys help colleges and companies understand how well they are meeting the needs of and connecting with veterans, students and young professionals.
Veterans education has been top-of-mind lately, especially as we've seen a drawdown in key military operations overseas. But have we as a nation paid enough attention to the "force behind the force"? How are colleges and higher education institutions supporting our nation's military spouse students?