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High schoolers worked on STEM- and humanities-based projects in ASU summer program

Indigenous students spark imagination at ASU

July 15, 2019

The Indigenous Imagination Initiative engaged youth in projects that asked them to imagine futures for themselves and their nations and connected them to the creativity and inspiration of indigenous people.

The plot thickens for annual writing, design contest

November 26, 2018

The annual Tempe Writing and Cover Design contest, now in its fifth year, again invites ASU students from all majors and cam...

ASU Bridging Success peer mentor chats with new ASU students

Peer Mentors Jumpstart ASU Transition for Former Foster Youth

August 25, 2017

Thirty new ASU freshmen and transfer students who started classes at the university last week took advantage of Bridging Success Early-Start.

Helen's Hope Chest, ASU work to ease college transition for former foster youth

March 20, 2019

Mesa nonprofit provides Target gift cards to help students with supplies; students pay it forward, make blankets for current foster kids...

ASU's APACE Academy: A Week of Confidence-Building, a Day in Court

July 7, 2016

It was the moment high school sophomore Randy Oshiro had been looking forward to most since learning he’d get to participate in a mock trial...

Former foster youth get head start on college preparedness with new ASU program

May 4, 2015

In 2013, former foster youth got a big boost with Senate Bill 1208, which provides a college-tuition waiver for those who age out of the foster-care system. 

Native Students Experience Week of College Life at ASU's Inspire Camp

July 3, 2017

Nearly 100 high schoolers from tribal nations in Arizona work on research projects, live in the dorm and connect with ASU resources.

Inspiring Native youth to think about college

June 21, 2016

Carla Todecheenie was not going to let anything prevent her daughter Hannah from attending Arizona State University's Inspire camp this week. 

Bridging Success helps foster youth reach potential

August 11, 2016

Nikki Burgess lived with a foster family in high school, and during her freshman year at Arizona State University she hit a rough patch. 

Helping former foster youth achieve their potential at ASU 

February 29, 2016

ASU junior Nikki Burgess entered Arizona's foster-care system when she was 15.