Grant To Help ASU Fill Nursing Need

by on January 31, 2023 0

News From Arizona State University $5.5M from Arizona Department of Health Services will result in new cohort of 104 nurses starting at ASU this summer. Judith Karshmer doesn’t mince words when it comes to the nursing shortage in Arizona and the rest of the country. “This is a dire nursing need,” said Karshmer, dean of...

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Governor Ducey Solidifies Partnership Between State of Arizona and Western Governors University

by on January 19, 2023 0

One of Gov. Doug Ducey’s final actions in office could give local students a chance at a higher education. Governor Doug Ducey signed a memorandum of understanding with Western Governors University (WGU), establishing WGU Arizona – a state affiliate of the national, online university – to provide greater access to higher education opportunities for Arizonans through...

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Prop 308 In Effect; Undocumented Students Now Eligible For In-State Tuition At Arizona Universities

by on January 5, 2023 0

After a voter-approved ballot measure went into effect, undocumented students are now allowed access to pay in-state tuition at Arizona’s three public universities. Arizona voters narrowly passed Proposition 308 in November. In addition to in-state tuition, the measure also allows undocumented students eligible for state financial aid beginning this spring semester. Qualifying students must...

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Superintendent Hoffman Announces $6.75 Million Investment for School Meals 

by on December 15, 2022 0

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman today on Wednesday that the Arizona Department of Education will allocate $6.75 million in pandemic relief funds to waive fees for students qualifying for reduced-price school meals. Beginning in January, this investment will make school meals free for thousands of Arizona students who do not already qualify...

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Grand Canyon University Freezes Tuition For 15th Consecutive Year

by on December 13, 2022 0

In a time when record-setting inflation rates are impacting the prices on everything, Grand Canyon University is freezing tuition costs on its Phoenix campus for the 15th straight year. The private Christian university’s ground campus tuition in 2023-24 will remain at $16,500 before institutional scholarships are included. Because more than 90% of GCU students qualify for institutional scholarships that totaled $180 million in...

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7 Maricopa County Community Colleges Receives Accreditation for Baccalaureate Degrees

by on November 22, 2022 0

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has received accreditation approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for seven bachelor’s degree programs. MCCCD is proud to be the first community college in Arizona approved to offer bachelor’s degree programs under the S.B. 1453 legislation signed by Governor Doug Ducey in May 2021. The awards...

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Prestigious, Phoenix Friends School Now Enrolling Grades 5-6 For Fall 2023

by on November 15, 2022 0

Phoenix Friends School, an independent school developing from the faith and practice of the Religious Society of Friends (also called Friends or Quakers) will open their first Arizona school in the fall of 2023. Quaker education pairs academic rigor with values-based learning while developing capacities in service, meditative reflection, and peaceful problem solving. Students...

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