April 1, 2015 - 6:15pm
The secretary of defense spoke at Dineen Hall, crediting the university's "pathbreaking" work in aiding veterans.

“It's just a much wider game now,” said Ashton Carter, the U.S.' 25th Secretary of Defense, as he leaned back into his grey armchair onstage. “You can't take that narrow point of view that, I suppose, was possible for me to take earlier in my career. Not so anymore.”

December 20, 2011 - 11:39am
The number of military veterans attending Syracuse University has more than tripled since 2006, thanks to the post-9/11 G.I. Bill and the university's efforts to recruit and retain veterans.

Anthony Keach grew up in Elmira following Syracuse University basketball, and always knew he would go to school there.

After four years in the U.S. Army, Keach finally enrolled this fall at SU -- one of a growing number of veterans who have resumed their educations using new federal programs.