Hire a Veteran!

March 01, 2014

Today’s veterans have a higher unemployment rate than the country at large. By focusing on this group as the target pool for prospecting, the Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs can help these individuals gain a solid footing in a career well suited for them.

Captain Ted Digges, SC, USN (Ret) Joins The American College as Director of the Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs

November 08, 2013

The American College of Financial Services announces Captain Ted Digges SC, USN (Ret) as the Director of The American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs. The mission of the Center is to provide scholarships and financial services career advice to the proud men and women who have served honorably in the armed services.

Scholarships to Veterans Expand the Financial Services Family

September 01, 2013

The Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs' scholarship program affords a unique opportunity for eligible veterans and current military members seeking a financial services education.

Beyond the Call of Duty—The Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs

March 01, 2013

The Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs highlights the success of scholarship recipient, Ryan Zimpleman, who who is currently making significant progress toward the Master of Science in Management degree at The American College while working as a financial advisor and co-owner of a tremendously successful local insurance agency in the small town of Rochester, IN.

Backlash Builds as For-Profit Schools Rake in GI Bill Funds

December 01, 2012

After Moses Maddox left the Marine Corps in 2006, he took a sales job with the for-profit University of Phoenix, making up to 100 calls per day to persuade veterans to enroll using their GI Bill benefits. Only after he enrolled himself did the former corporal discover that the state university he wanted to attend did not accept the nine course credits he’d earned at Phoenix.

Dedication of Nation's First Academic Center Devoted Exclusively to Helping Veterans Achieve Career Success in Financial Services to Take Place on 9/11

September 10, 2012

In an effort to help the thousands of military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan find rewarding jobs, The American College launched the Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs. A generous gift of $2.5 million over five years from the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company makes this Center possible.

Serving Our Hometown Heroes Through Financial Advice

March 01, 2012

After a decade of fighting multiple wars through air, ground, and sea combat, United States service members will be faced with multiple force reductions over the next several years. This assessment rests upon broad assumptions that each military department (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard) will take equivalent cuts.

Helping Veterans Transition to Civilian Success

March 01, 2012

A new partnership between The American College and the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company has resulted in the creation of the Penn Mutual Center for Veteran Affairs. This independent academic center provides full scholarships in financial services education to deserving members of the armed services transitioning to civilian life.