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Pathways for the Future honors scholarship awardee during Salute to Service week

Editor's note: This story is part of our Salute to Service coverage, Nov. 1–11. Learn about the schedule of events.

For Gil Ruiz, the path to a college degree was not always straightforward. But thanks to Arizona State University’s Pathways for the Future program, the single father and military veteran is now one semester away from graduating with a Bachelor of Science in engineering (robotics) from the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Reengineering the education experience

Engineering heavily influences our daily lives and is a rapidly evolving field of study. How can higher education ensure future engineers are prepared for this growing field? To efficiently fulfill the engineering demands of tomorrow, future professionals need the right knowledge and skills, and also to represent diverse backgrounds and perspectives to contribute inclusive ideas.

ASU celebrates opening of California Center with series of events

Editor's note: Follow along with us this week as we highlight a series of events to mark ASU's expansion in California at the ASU California Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Arizona State University is marking its expansion in California with a weeklong series of events at the ASU California Center, located at the historic Herald Examiner Building in downtown Los Angeles.

ASU, Golden West College partnership allows student to pursue dream of business degree

Ever since participating in a business competition in high school, Cameron Prohaska knew he wanted a career in the field. He also knew that he would need to pursue higher education to meet that goal, but didn’t feel quite ready for college straight out of high school.

After taking some time off to develop his interests and launch a small business selling clothes, Prohaska enrolled in Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, where he focused on economics and completed his associate’s degree.

ASU hits huge milestone in easing path for transfer students

Most bachelor’s degree programs at Arizona State University require at least 120 credits.

Every one of those credits is hard won with serious work and sacrifice. So no student wants to see precious credits slip away when they transfer to ASU, with all those hours of coursework down the drain.

ASU works hard to make sure that transfer students can apply as much of their existing work as possible toward their degree.

One team of staffers at ASU recently hit a remarkable milestone – 1 million course equivalencies evaluated over the last 10 years.