May 24, 2015

Community partnerships


ASU college provides aviation training for Civil Air Patrol units

Over 120 Civil Air Patrol cadets from around Arizona gathered at ASU's Polytechnic campus May 4 to learn about the College of Technology and Innovation aviation program.


Music therapy program helps veterans heal

ASU music therapy students, faculty and alumni have collaborated with Guitars for Vets to to enhance the lives of ailing and injured military veterans by providing them with guitars and music instruction.


Riva Award to recognize student excellence in artistic expression

ASU recently announced The Riva Award in honor of Riva Yares, as a new part of Project Humanities' commitment to recognizing student excellence in artistic expression.


Study to look at how consumers perceive sustainable products

As consumers become more aware of their spending habits, one study taking place at ASU hopes to discover how consumers perceive sustainable products and packaging.


School of Music annual piano sale raises funds for new pianos

The ASU School of Music is hosting a sale of pianos from May 16-19. The general public is invited to take advantage of deeply discounted pianos currently on loan to the School of Music from AZ Piano.


ASU students provide sustainable solutions in K-12 schools

Award-winning program recognized for its collaborative and mutually beneficial partnership between ASU and Arizona K-12 schools.


Farmers Markets for Health wins President's Medal for Social Embeddedness

For their demonstrated excellence in fostering community partnerships for positive change, the Farmers Markets for Health team has won the President's Medal for Social Embeddedness.


Women & Philanthropy awards ASU programs record amount of grant funding

Women & Philanthropy, a group committed to supporting and investing in ASU, awarded $286,541 to six promising programs this year, the highest amount of total annual funding in its 10-year history.


ASU to host financial literacy championship; match scholarship dollars to winners

Pay Your Family First, in partnership with Choices Educational Empowerment, will hold the second annual ThriveTime Challenge's state championship at ASU's West campus, April 20.


ASU, Arizona Science Center awarded $30K for science and literacy partnership

ASU and the Arizona Science Center have been awarded a joint grant of $30,000 to advance professional development at the science center via a public writing and science literacy partnership.

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