Education Archives

APS established Ed And Verma Pastor Scholarship

Arizona State Credit Union Awards Scholarships

As part of APS’s commitment to Latino education, the company pledged $250,000 Wednesday to establish the Ed and Verma Pastor Legacy Scholarship, which will be administered through the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Arizona Emerging Leaders Initiative. The contribution will help provide scholarships to Latino students majoring in a STEM or a Public Policy field… Read More →

JDA Software ‘writes the book’ on supply chain

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JDA Software Group, Inc., has developed an entertaining, and informative new e-book that offers a unique perspective on today’s most pressing supply chain challenges and opportunities. For a limited time, the digital version of JDA’s “Supply Chain For Dummies®” is available as a free download here. Authored by JDA experts Razat Gaurav, Prashant Bhati and Madhav… Read More →

ASU researchers find potential clues to ovarian cancer

Karen Anderson, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute, started out with about 10,000 possible biomarkers for ovarian cancer.

Arizona State University researchers said they have identified three promising biological signals that could help detect ovarian cancer before patients display any symptoms. Researchers from the Biodesign Institute said identifying the biomarkers – a type of blood-born signal – is another step toward early detection. ASU’s new study is the first use of high density… Read More →

Enrollment shows increase in medical assisting certificates

Mountain Vista Medical Center Receives Honors

Certificate programs continue to be a popular choice among students pursuing higher education opportunities, according to an annual report by Higher Ed Growth (HEG), a leader in post-secondary education and generating enrollment leads. The annual Enrollment Pursuit Report, issued by HEG’s data of more than 3,000 schools, shows medical assisting is the No. 1 choice… Read More →

Universities scramble to balance budgets after state cuts

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At Northern Arizona University, Christopher Gass said he and other engineering students looked forward to having a new building to house the 3-D printers, machines such as laser cutters and other technology they need to complete capstone design projects. But with Arizona’s public universities losing $99 million in state funding in the recently approved state… Read More →

Carrington College students help Arizona Humane Society

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More than 100 blankets and towels were delivered to the Arizona Humane Society thanks to efforts by students in the Veterinary Assisting program at Carrington College’s Phoenix North Campus, located at 8503 N. 27th Ave. The April 3 donation to the local Humane Society was the result of a month-long collection effort by students as… Read More →

Starbucks, ASU expand education partnership

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Starbucks Corporation and Arizona State University announced that Starbucks College Achievement Plan, first introduced in June 2014, will now offer 100 percent tuition coverage for every eligible U.S. Starbucks partner (employee). As part of its commitment to redefine the role and responsibility of a public company, Starbucks developed this program in partnership with ASU to… Read More →

UA researcher develops app to help quit smoking

Green News Roundup, Recycling Cigarettes, Solar and More

See Me Smoke-Free, the first multi-behavioral mobile health (mHealth) app designed to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving, now is available for free on the Google Play Store. The Android phone app, officially released March 30, uses guided imagery to help women resist the urge to smoke, while encouraging them to make… Read More →

Will Humble joins University of Arizona Center

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Will Humble, MPH, longtime director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, has been appointed division director for health policy and evaluation at the Center for Population Science and Discovery at the Arizona Health Sciences Center. A Tucson native, Humble is scheduled to join the UA April 13 and will report to Elizabeth Calhoun, PhD, MEd, associate vice president… Read More →

Arizona schools ‘Go Blue’ for World Autism Awareness Day

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Pieceful Solutions, a K-12 school for children with autism spectrum disorders, commemorated Autism Awareness Month with a celebratory sunrise event today at its Chandler campus, Thursday, April 2 (World Autism Awareness Day), starting at 6 a.m. Faculty members, families, students and community supporters gathered to increase awareness about the increasing number of children in Arizona with… Read More →

Experts share ‘wins and losses’ on Arizona state budget

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Alberta Charney said she hasn’t heard much outrage from the business community over Arizona’s latest budget. “Maybe we are used to it,” said the research economist at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. “We have seen so many cuts over the years.” The fiscal 2016 budget is no different. Gov. Doug Ducey… Read More →

Joblyt wins GCU’s Canyon Challenge

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Recent Grand Canyon University graduates Brad Scruggs, Brian Scruggs, and Ahmad Saleem won $11,000 in the fourth annual Canyon Challenge for their software application Joblyt. Joblyt is a software application that connects people who need to get jobs done and those who are looking for work. Users can post a job that needs to be… Read More →

Expect a stronger spring in the Phoenix housing market

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Expect to see a stronger spring this year in the Phoenix housing market than we saw last year. January was the “lull before the storm,” according to the latest monthly report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Here are the highlights of that report on Maricopa and Pinal counties… Read More →

UA grant will boost Native American healthcare workforce

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One of only two university programs selected for the grant nationwide, the Native American Research and Training Center(NARTC) at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, was awarded a five-year, $975,000 Indians into Medicine (INMED) grant from the Indian Health Service.    “According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, Arizona will suffer a shortage… Read More →