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University of Phoenix names new president

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University of Phoenix announced that the institution’s board of trustees has named Timothy P. Slottow as the new president of the University. Slottow’s distinguished career spans 30 years at public and private organizations throughout the U.S. He currently serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer at the University of Michigan, where he is… Read More →

D-backs’ Goldschmidt Graduates From University of Phoenix

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Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star first baseman and N.L. MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt has officially graduated from the University of Phoenix with a bachelor’s of science degree in management. The National League leader in home runs and RBI had been taking classes throughout his first two full seasons in the Major Leagues. “This was always something I… Read More →

D-backs' Goldschmidt Graduates From University of Phoenix

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Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star first baseman and N.L. MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt has officially graduated from the University of Phoenix with a bachelor’s of science degree in management. The National League leader in home runs and RBI had been taking classes throughout his first two full seasons in the Major Leagues. “This was always something I… Read More →

D-backs Accepting Submissions For $150K School Challenge

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The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today that they are now accepting applications for the $150,000 School Challenge, presented by University of Phoenix, to benefit schools across the state of Arizona. The program is open to all Arizona public, private, and nonprofit charter schools, Grades K-12, and teachers and administrators are encouraged to “make their best pitch”… Read More →

Call him Dr. Derrick Hall

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by in Business News | Education | Sports

Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall has been awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters from University of Phoenix. Hall was presented the doctorate on Saturday, November 10 during the graduation ceremony at University of Phoenix in which Hall was the commencement speaker. A photo of the ceremony is attached with Hall alongside University… Read More →

University of Phoenix Forms Educational Partnership With Maricopa Community Colleges

Educational Partnership - Maricopa Community Colleges & University of Phoenix

Alliance creates career pathways to address workforce skills gaps University of Phoenix, the nation’s largest private university and leader in educating today’s working learner, today announced an educational partnership with Maricopa Community Colleges that will provide new educational opportunities in manufacturing, healthcare, business, and hospitality. The new partnership was announced at a special signing ceremony… Read More →

New Arizona Forward Initiative Hopes To Balance Future Economic Development With Sustainability Concerns

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The future of Arizona’s economic development is one that is still being decided. In order to help push Arizona in the right direction, Valley Forward has launched an initiative called Arizona Forward. The more than 40-year-old group brings together business and government leaders to help improve the environment and livability of communities in the Valley.… Read More →

Developing the Road Map to Growth in the Sun Corridor

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by in Blogs | Economy | Events | Green

With the housing industry in the slumps and fewer construction jobs, now is the time for Arizona to look at ways to diversify its economy to guarantee a sustainable future. The region’s population is poised to grow from 5 million to 10 million by 2050, so we will also face the environmental challenges of accommodating… Read More →