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In Memoriam: Montgomery Meigs, Retired General and Former Bantle Chair

Montgomery C. Meigs, a retired four-star general who commanded U.S. Army forces in Europe and served as the Louis A. Bantle Chair in Business and Government Policy at the Maxwell School, died on July 6, 2021, in Austin, Texas. He was 76.
July 29, 2021

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Rothbart recommends a new GI Bill for COVID-19 workers in The Hill

"This will help veterans of the COVID-19 crisis recover from their combat and will reflect well on how we treat our battle-tested heroes," writes Michah Rothbart, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, about the need for a new GI Bill.

May 18, 2020

Reeher op-ed on new VPPCE program published in USA Today

"What immediately struck me and stayed with me throughout the program was the genuine support the veterans offered each other, despite their political differences," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.
January 6, 2020

Inaugural VPPCE program off to a successful start

The inaugural Veterans Program for Politics and Civic Engagement (VPPCE) included 18 retired military service members. It is a collaboration between the University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and the Maxwell School, with support from JPMorgan Chase.
December 9, 2019

Veterans Week 2019 Stories of Service, EMPA student Dan Cordial

"During my senior year, I was accepted to an internship in the office of Assemblywoman Pamela Hunter (D-Syracuse)," Daniel Cordial, a current E.M.P.A. candidate, says. "After that internship was over, they called me up and offered me a job that had a flexible schedule so that I could continue school."

November 12, 2019

SoldierStrong donation to VA hospital to help veterans battling PTSD

A unique arrangement between Syracuse University, the Syracuse Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and SoldierStrong has resulted in the donation of a groundbreaking virtual reality system to treat veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress. SoldierStrong co-founder Chris Meek '92 B.A. (Econ/PSc)/'18 E.M.P.A. says "it is both clinically effective and it reduces the stigma that many service members feel about seeking treatment for their post-traumatic stress," of the effectiveness of virtual reality treatment. 

September 19, 2019

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Urge to Serve

A new program helps veterans convert their sense of community investment to civic engagement and political office.

September 1, 2019

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