Community service

First-gen student utilizes MyPath2ASU to help navigate transfer process

First-generation transfer student Ludwig Lopez credits his family for inspiring him to further his academic pursuits upon completion of high school.

“My motivation in pursuing higher education comes from my family. They have worked so hard to get me to this point, and it's my job to continue fighting. I also want to inspire my niece and nephew, who are still young, to learn about the amazing opportunities pursuing higher education has and what it could offer them in the future,” Lopez said.

Social Work Month Award recipient supervised contact tracing of COVID-19 cases

Successfully combating the COVID-19 pandemic has depended on the minds, hands and hearts of thousands of individuals in a wide spectrum of fields, from medicine and public health to public affairs and social work.

One important component of the battle of the last two years involves case investigation and contact tracing — public health tools that involve identifying infected individuals and those with whom they’ve been in contact, as an attempt to prevent further infections and save lives.

ASU community to celebrate generosity on Sun Devil Giving Day March 17

On March 17, the Sun Devil community will unite once again for Sun Devil Giving Day, a universitywide day of giving when Arizona State University supporters come together to champion the causes they care about the most by giving to an ASU program or initiative.

Whether they care about protecting the planet, serving the community, making education accessible for all, conducting research for the public good or creating learners for life, when supporters donate on Sun Devil Giving Day, the impact of their generosity runs deep throughout the ASU community and beyond.