Victory Media Selects IUP as Military Friendly School for 2017

Posted on 11/16/2016 4:01:18 PM

This is the sixth year that Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse magazines, has selected IUP for the Military Friendly School list, which honors institutions the magazine’s editors describe as delivering “the best experience for military students.”

The list, in its seventh year, was compiled through research that included polling schools throughout the nation. Criteria for the Military Friendly Schools list include efforts to recruit and retain students who are veterans or in the military, success in recruiting those students, and academic accreditations.

“IUP would like to thank Victory Media for voting us to their Military Friendly Schools list for the sixth year in a row,” Cory Shay, director of IUP’s Military and Veterans Resource Center, said. “It is an honor to be recognized for the work that IUP has done to help our veteran and military-affiliated students. IUP will continue to work hard to improve our services for our veterans.”

IUP opened the resource center in January 2014 to help veterans and members of the military transition to college life. The university also has a Veterans Affairs office, dedicated to serving student veterans and dependents of veterans.