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SVA Announces 1,000th Chapter

Since Student Veterans of America (SVA)'s founding in 2008, over one million veterans have returned home to pursue a postsecondary degree or certificate using VA education benefits. Today, veterans seeking to transition to college campuses all over the country have an unprecedented network of support they can leverage as they seek their degree. With the addition of Saint Leo University in Florida, just north of Tampa, SVA has passed the organization's 1,000 chapter mark.

Student Veterans of America, The Home Depot Foundation Award Grants to Eleven Chapters

On Friday, April 18, Student Veterans of America (SVA) and The Home Depot Foundation announced the recipients of $100,000 in grants through the VetCenter Initiative (VCI) partnership. Through the VCI, nearly 100 chapters applied for funds to construct veteran-specific resource centers on campuses across the country.

SVA Releases Findings from the Million Records Project

A Student Veterans of America (SVA) report combining data on U.S. college degree attainment with information on veterans who have used Montgomery and Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits shows that 51.7 percent have received a postsecondary degree or certificate, a completion rate similar to traditional college students, and greater than other nontraditional students.

Report Maps Completion Rates and Benefits to Academic Outcomes

On Monday, March 24, the nation’s leading student veteran organization will release a new study that examines data regarding veterans who have used GI bill education benefits at two- and four-year colleges, including analysis of graduation rates, areas of study chosen, and the length of their education experience to complete a higher degree.  

VA Provides Relief to VRAP Participants

Student Veterans of America (SVA) today applauded the Department of Veterans Affairs decision that ensures that 5,000 students using the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) will receive funds past March 31, the program's original expiration date. 

MFRI, Student Veterans of America Sign MOU

Student Veterans of America (SVA) and the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) have signed a memorandum of understanding spelling out an agreement to work together to create innovations that benefit student service members and veterans.

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