Office of University Provost

Educating the force

The U.S. Naval Community College (USNCC) announced the selection of Arizona State University as its partner for the Pilot II organizational leadership associate degree program June 28, highlighting a newer area of collaboration between ASU and the Department of Defense.

ASU named a Hispanic-Serving Institution by US Department of Education

Arizona State University has been named a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education, a major milestone in its enterprisewide commitment to increase the diversity of its student body.

The recognition reflects the university’s efforts to more holistically serve its community through a range of financial and academic support programs for current ASU students, K–12 outreach programs that strengthen the pipeline to college, and resources for the broader community.

ASU part of alliance of 20 largest Hispanic-Serving Research Universities formed to increase opportunity

Twenty of the nation’s top research universities, including Arizona State University, today announced the formation of the Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Research Universities to increase opportunity for those historically underserved by higher education.

The 20 universities represent every university that has been both categorized as R1 (very high research activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

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.

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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