March 30, 2015



Advancing first-generation college students up the ladder

ASU's new program First Generation Pathways to Success (1stGPS) offers tools, advice and skills that will boost first-generation undergrads to degree completion and toward graduate school and a career.


Open Door event to feature activities for all ages at ASU West campus

Arizona State University's West campus opens its doors to the public March 28 for Open Door @ ASU West, a signature event for Arizona State University and the Arizona SciTech Festival.


Training unit prepares ASU students, educators, professionals for an economy without borders

Arizona State University is creating a language and cultural unit that will gear up American and international students, educators and professionals to advance in an economy that knows no borders.


University | Students | News coverage:  NYT columnist: ASU honors college offers quality, access

In two recent interviews, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni said ASU and the university's honors college offer quality, affordability, access and diversity for university students.


ASU colleges form partnership to address teacher shortage

The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are joining forces to produce more teachers by encouraging students graduating with liberal arts degrees to consider becoming a teacher - without changing majors.


ASU students get 'Early Start' on their degrees

Sixty-four incoming ASU students were invited to be part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' pilot Early Start program, where they get a chance to experience what their major offers and connect with resources, upperclassmen and professors.


ASU Police invites public to reaccreditation hearing

Arizona State University community members are invited to attend a public hearing April 1 on the Tempe campus to offer comments about the ASU Police Department.


Agreement provides more health program options to ASU students

Qualifying Arizona State University students will have access to a number of seats in the professional schools and programs offered by Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, thanks to a new agreement between the two schools.


University:  ASU Online courses help stem rising cost of higher ed

According to a recent article in The Economist, MOOCs (massive open online courses) "have enabled universities to beam lectures to wide audiences for a tiny marginal cost."


ASU engineering programs continue rise in national grad school rankings

The latest U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools rankings show an upward trend in national prominence for the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

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