• Secretary McDonough answers Veterans’ questions

    VA Secretary Denis McDonough answered questions on COVID, wait times, medical marijuana, inflation, and more during a Veteran townhall.

  • How to succeed in college or grad school #2: Preparing for academic success

    In this second guest blog post, Harvard Extension School Instructor Cynthia A. Meyersburg, Ph.D., guides student Veterans on how to prepare for and succeed when returning to an academic school. This post examines what student Vets should do to prepare for academic success.

  • How to succeed in college or grad school #1: Outside the classroom

    In this first of several guest blog posts, Harvard Extension School Instructor Cynthia A. Meyersburg, Ph.D., guides student Veterans on how to prepare for and succeed when returning to an academic school. This post examines what student Vets should do outside the classroom.

  • Veterans’ GI Bill benefits to continue during COVID-19 pandemic

    Student Veterans will continue to receive their GI Bill benefits under S. 3503, which President Trump signed into law March 21.

  • Early Registration now open for Student Veterans of America NatCon 2020

    Early registration is now open for Student Veterans of America’s (SVA) annual conference, NatCon 2020, which will be held in Los Angeles on January 3-5, 2020. NatCon is the largest annual gathering of student Veterans in the country, in addition to advocates, thought-leaders, stakeholders, and supporters in higher education. 

  • #BorneTheBattle 128: Student Veteran of the Year finalists Angela Peacock, Kyle Venable and Carlos Caro

    This episode features Angela Peacock, Kyle Venable, and Carlos Caro. We learn about their success and how to include other military personnel on campus.

  • #BorneTheBattle 126: Student Veteran of the Year finalists David Cote, Katherine Pratt, and Wesley Wilson

    We talked to student Veterans of the year finalists about success they've had with their respective chapters and on their campuses.

  • #BorneTheBattle 125: Jared Lyon – President of SVA’s interview from #NatCon2019

    Jared Lyon shares what it means for SVA to be "left of bang," tells us about the amazing group of Student Veteran of the Year finalists, and what SVA's priority in 2019.

  • Acting Secretary meets with Veteran community, supporters in Memphis

    As part of ongoing efforts to review VA facility operations and explore partnership opportunities, Acting VA Secretary Peter O’Rourke made several stops in Tennessee on Wednesday, June 27. 

  • Fellowship helps student Veteran succeed in and out of the classroom

    The fellowship helped me to pinpoint where my own strengths lie and how to wield them to make an impact in my career.

  • Veterans continue to succeed in higher education

    Our opportunity as a nation to deliver our promise to Veterans is made possible by the always-improving education benefits provided to Veterans, starting with The Servicemen's Readjustment Act, which was signed in 1944, and led to the Montgomery GI Bill, the Post 9/11 GI Bill and 2017's Forever GI Bill.

  • #BorneTheBattle 74: Aaron Slatton & Kirsten Battocchio – Student Veteran of the Year finalists

    Today, we learn from two Marine Veterans, Aaron Slatton and Kirsten Battocchio. Each will tell us about military service, leading a Veterans group on campus, and best practices for campus outreach.

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