May 30, 2015



ASU Alumni Association welcomes new class of 30 Medallion Scholars

The Medallion Scholarship program, the Alumni Association’s signature scholarship initiative, incorporates components of leadership, scholarship and service. Scholars receive four-year, renewable scholarships of $3,000 annually.


Broadcast internship helps students turn passion into profession

Spending the summer by the seashore watching baseball games sounds like an ideal vacation. But for five Cronkite students, it will involve a lot of hard work: preparing for hours each day to do play calling for the Cape Cod Baseball League.


Sun Devil athletes score big in the classroom

Arizona State University recorded an Academic Progress Rate average of 986, the NCAA announced on May 27. The mark is ASU's highest ever, and it ranks among the best in the Pac-12 Conference.


ASU Police ceremony celebrates new leadership

The Arizona State University Police Department is pursuing the continuous improvement critical for the success of the organization and the school, said its top officer during a swearing-in ceremony in the Tempe campus police headquarters.


Students | News coverage:  Woman overcomes cancer, graduates from ASU

ASU graduate Marisa Borjon's determination to not let health challenges derail her education was the focus of a recent profile in the Eastern Arizona Courier.


Outstanding student, professor earn top math awards

Arizona State University student Jakob Hansen and ASU professor Horst Thieme have received Charles Wexler awards for their excellence in mathematics.


Student-athletes make major strides in academic success

Seven of ASU's sports programs have been recognized by the NCAA as being one of the top-10 percentile of their sports nationally in the annual Academic Progress Rate, and second-best in the Pac-12 Conference.


American Indian graduates work to give back to tribes

As a group, Native American graduates overwhelmingly feel a need to give back to their tribes. That's what approximately 365 ASU students who identified themselves as American Indians vowed in a purpose statement as freshman and hope to deliver as they graduate.


ASU grad finds strength in 'ordinary magic'

For 2015 New College graduate Cori Hartt – who battled through several health hardships – her life has been a study in resiliency and "everyday magic."


ASU cohort ready to bring community into classrooms

Eleven Native American educators, already working in early-education classrooms in the Gila River Indian Community, received their bachelor's degrees after completing an innovative two-year program offered by Arizona State University.

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