Compass Datacenters’ CIO Wins Infrastructure Masons Luminary Award

by | May 1, 2023
Nancy Novak received the iMasons Luminary Award at an international event in Monaco in April. The award is given to individuals who exemplify iMasons' values and who have made significant, lasting contributions to the digital infrastructure industry. Recipients are also inducted into the iMason Hall of Fame.
New Dallas Nonprofit Heroes Foundation Assists Military Veterans in Finding Fulfilling Careers
by | Jul 28, 2020
Inspired by his personal story, Chris Montoya has dedicated his professional life to assisting veterans in finding meaningful work after transitioning back to civilian life. The founder kicked off the 501c3 status of his "labor of love" by partnering with Spectrum/Charter on a four-part military hiring event.

R&D: Helping Moms of Premies Battle Depression, PTSD; Common Diabetes Drug Cracks Chronic Pain

by | Oct 19, 2018
Also, you'll learn about an UT Southwestern scientist winning a $3 million award, and how MyndVR is promoting research into VR's medical role. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
R&D: $1M to Ward Off ‘Malicious Insiders,’ UTA & Naval Surface Warfare Center Reach Pact
by | Oct 5, 2018
Also, you'll learn about a researcher who's studying the effects of even mild traumatic brain injuries on veterans. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
A singer entertains in one of MyndVR's virtual reality experiences. [Courtesy MyndVR]
PTSD, Depression: MyndVR Tech Puts Aging Veterans In a Peaceful Place
by | Jul 31, 2018
The relationship with Long Island State Veterans Home is the first partnership with a veterans home for MyndVR, which already was serving senior communities.
Honor Courage Commitment, Linux Academy Partner for Veteran IT Training
by | Mar 27, 2018
The Farmers Branch nonprofit recently aligned with Keller-based Linux Academy to give veterans an opportunity to enhance their skills and earn certifications in cloud technology and other IT programs.

On Tap: Big Idea Competition, Continuum of Capital & Future You

Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.
ImPowerQ’s Program Will Boost Vets Into Health Care Careers
by | Nov 15, 2017
The Irving-based management consulting firm plans to gather its first Heroes to Healthcare Initiative cohort in 2018.
1st Military Influencer Conference on Tap in Dallas
by | Oct 20, 2017
The event will feature 35 speakers, 3 keynotes, and more than 21 sessions for the military and veteran community.
Steve Smith [Photo: Chase Mardis]

Nonprofit F.A.R.M Relocates to Expand Veteran Programs

by | Jun 30, 2017
Since 2012, F.A.R.M. has assisted more than 250 veterans and raised around $400,000 to help veterans return to civilian life. Recently, it moved to 200 acres in Seogoville, which co-founder Steve Smith said has been challenging, but offers future potential.
Entrepreneurship Soldiers
Former Soldiers Armed for Entrepreneurship
by | Nov 15, 2016
The Dallas-Fort Worth area has 58,587 veteran-owned companies, the most in the state, according to the Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners.
Sci-Tech Discovery Center Adds Maker Program for Veterans
by | Nov 14, 2016
During the monthly event, veterans learn various engineering and construction skills such as metalworking, soldering, and woodworking.
Toyota Partners with Plano Chamber and Hiring Our Heroes
by | Oct 19, 2016
The company aims to attract veterans and spouses for its new headquarters in Plano near Legacy West.