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September 8, 2015

ASU Foundations earns fourth consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator

The Arizona State University Foundation, a private 501 (c)(3) organization whose purpose is to advance Arizona State University by raising and investing private contributions on behalf of ASU, was awarded its fourth consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independen

August 3, 2015

¡Habla!AZ Gives Latino Students a Voice in the Community

Arts entrepreneur Elisa Gonzales has been interested in using art as a means of community-building from a young age. Her parents often took her to the theatre, and instilled in her a respect for art as an agent of social change.

This past year ¡Habla!AZ had an eight-week residency at Carl

June 23, 2015

Maroon and Gold Leaders Giving Program: small amounts build into a mountain of giving

For as far back as she can remember, Arizona State University Professor Teri Kennedy loved spending time with older folks.

At family gatherings growing up, she was the child who hung out with the parents and grandparents. “I always wanted to sit and listen to them,” she remembers. “I thoug

May 18, 2015

98 percent of ASU Prep's first class of seniors graduating

Sharon Osorno is ready to graduate from ASU Preparatory Academy on May 28.  When she started four years ago, she wasn’t sure she would be prepared for the tough academic curriculum. 

“I was worried about coming to school here,” Osorno said, “but I’m glad I did.”

May 12, 2015

ASU prep program empowers parents to take active role in children's education

Though their son was already a freshman in architecture at Arizona State University, Patricia and Jaime Fabian worried that their two daughters lacked the motivation to follow him to college.

That is, until they began participating in ASU’s American Dream Academy.

May 8, 2015

ASU's class of 2015 rises to the top

This spring, approximately 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students are set to earn their degrees. 

They come from diverse backgrounds and a wide range of disciplines. They are looking to transform their communities, embrace innovation and tackle new challenges. Some of them are outstand

April 23, 2015

Work to help former foster kids garners ASU junior a prestigious Truman scholarship

When Frank Smith got into trouble growing up, he was made to pay a peculiar penance.  

“My stepdad would sit me in front of the TV and make me watch the news,” said Smith, now a junior at ASU.