Education

ASU Enters Partnership with US Space Force For Space Exploration, Engineering and Defense Research

by on June 9, 2022 0

The U.S. Space Force and Arizona State University signed an agreement Tuesday making ASU the newest member of the service’s University Partnership Program. USSF Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Lisa Costa joined ASU President Michael M. Crow on ASU’s Tempe campus to finalize the agreement and to learn more about the university’s space initiatives and capabilities. Home to...

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Governor Ducey Signs 9/11 Education Bill

by on May 23, 2022 0

Last week, Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation to ensure Arizona kids learn about the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, delivering on a promise to work with educators and lawmakers to make it mandatory in Arizona’s schools. “The events on September 11, 2001 shaped a generation and forever changed America,” said Governor Ducey. “The tragic events that...

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ADE Awards $6.2 Million to Center for the Future of Arizona

by on May 23, 2022 0

The Arizona Department of Education recently announced funding for the Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA). “CFA is a proven leader in helping students understand the career paths available to them and how they can strengthen our state’s communities,” said Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman. “The Department’s partnership with CFA will pay...

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Arizona’s Early Childhood Agency Names New Leader

by on May 19, 2022 0

Melinda Morrison Gulick was recently named the CEO of First Things First (FTF). Gulick will oversee the organization’s statewide efforts to improve school readiness for children birth to age 5. First Things First supports programs across Arizona through grants to community organizations that provide services—at no cost—for young children and their families. First Things...

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Grand Canyon University To Graduate 30,000 Students in 2021-2022 Academic Year

by on April 21, 2022 0

Grand Canyon University will celebrate the largest graduating class in its history during commencement ceremonies this month, including a traditional ground campus class that is 29% first-generation college students. Approximately 30,000 GCU students completed their degrees during the 2021-22 academic year, bringing the total number of graduates to more than 132,000 in the past five...

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Lowe’s Launches Debt-Free Education Program for 300,000 Employees

by on April 14, 2022 0

This week, Lowe’s announced a new education program to make it easier for associates to grow their careers. The new benefit gives full-time and part-time associates access to 100 percent debt-free programs, unlocking opportunities for over 300,000 eligible associates to pursue their educational and career aspirations. In partnership with Guild, Lowe’s is offering over 50...

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Arizona Board of Regents Approves Tuition and Fees For 2022-23 Academic Year

by on April 8, 2022 0

The Arizona Board of Regents approved this week 2022-23 tuition and fees for Arizona’s public universities, reflecting a commitment to keep tuition increases low. For the past two years, the board and university presidents did not pursue increases to resident tuition to ensure higher education at Arizona’s public universities remained accessible for students during...

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