SYRACUSE, NY – Visions Federal Credit Union and Syracuse University's Office of Veterans and Military Affairs (OVMA) announced the launch of the Visions Student Veteran Success Program at Veteran and Military Connected Student Orientation last week. The program will provide new academic resources and professional advancement services to student veterans at Syracuse University.
The program will offer access to tutoring, upskilling, and financial readiness resources. It will also enhance existing career and transition services. The program is designed to help student veterans succeed academically, professionally, and personally.
"We are very excited to have Visions Federal Credit Union as a corporate partner for the OVMA. This program will provide new academic programmatic support and services to the options offered to our student veterans and military-connected students," said Ron Novack, Executive Director for the OVMA. "I am looking forward to the impact this program will have for our military-connected students, as well as having Visions Federal Credit Union as a partner to support our students through their transition out of the military as well as their pursuit of academic and professional goals."
"We are proud to partner with Syracuse University's Office of Veteran and Military Affairs to support student veterans," said Tim Strong, Director of Branding and Public Relations at Visions. "This impactful program is a natural fit for our mission of helping people achieve their financial goals. We appreciate the commitment and sacrifice of our veteran and military connected communities and are committed to providing both with the resources they need to succeed."
The program is open to all student veterans enrolled at Syracuse University.
About the Visions Veterans Program
The Visions Veterans Program has been around since 2018 and provides a variety of resources and services to help veterans achieve their financial goals. These services include financial wellness programs, account opening bonuses, free defensive driving courses, an annual Veterans Expo, and scholarships. The Visions Veterans Program is open to all veterans and their spouses, regardless of their branch of service or discharge status.
About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private research university in Syracuse, New York. Founded in 1870, Syracuse is a member of the Association of American Universities. The university has over 22,000 students and offers over 200 undergraduate and graduate programs. The University's Office of Veteran and Military Affairs (OVMA) is the single point of entry for all veteran and military-connected students, programs and initiatives. Committed to being the "Best Place for Veterans,–¢" OVMA assists university stakeholders to support and empower military-connected students and veteran employees of Syracuse University.
About Visions Federal Credit Union
Visions Federal Credit Union is a not for profit financial institution completely owned by its members. Established in 1966, Visions proudly serves over 250,000 members in communities throughout New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Services include banking as well as auto, home, personal, and business loans.