Convocation

Actuarial science program shines brightly during 2022 Charles Wexler Awards

Arizona State University student Charlotte Cliatt is the recipient of the 2022 Charles Wexler Mathematics Prize, the highest honor a mathematics undergraduate can receive. She is graduating this month with a Bachelor of Science in actuarial science and plans to return to ASU in the fall to complete her master’s degree as part of the university's 4+1 program.

When she found out she would be honored as the recipient of the Charles Wexler Mathematics Prize, Cliatt was at a loss for words.

Egyptian online grad fulfills dream of master’s degree, makes trip to Arizona to celebrate with classmates

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2022 graduates.

Ahmed Radwan dreamed of earning a master’s degree at a reputable American university. But affording tuition posed a huge challenge, and the currency exchange rate did not favor him: One U.S. dollar was worth 18 times the value of the currency in his home country of Egypt.

ASU confers degrees upon more than 1,300 Watts College graduates at spring convocation

Festive shouts from families and friends reverberated throughout Desert Financial Arena on May 10 as Arizona State University conferred degrees from the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions upon more than 1,300 graduates at the college’s spring 2022 convocation.

The college celebrated the conferring of 814 bachelor’s degrees, 490 master’s degrees and 11 doctoral degrees during the convocation on ASU’s Tempe campus.

New grads ready to make a difference in health care

Future health care entrepreneurs, nurses, compliance officers and researchers are ready to make an impact in health care, having just earned their degrees from Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

“It is the case that you are prepared to address real-world health problems, your impact will alter the practice landscape and in some instances, quite literally save lives,” Dean Judith Karshmer told the graduates.

Glendale Community College student shares her experience transferring to ASU

As an only child and a first-generation college student, Lianyue (Leia) Zhang decided to pursue higher education as a path toward better career opportunities and a more prosperous future. Originally from China, Zhang decided to first attend Glendale Community College directly upon completing high school because of the affordable tuition and the ability to focus on her studies as a full-time student.

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