Alumni News

ALUMNI SHORT: Nicole Day Graduates from Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School

In December, ýƵ alumna Nicole Day graduated Cum Laude from the Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
February 9, 2024

Alumni Shorts: Reed Mettler applies what he learned at ýƵ to his work in NYC

Reed Mettler’s path to New York City traces back to ýƵ (ýƵ). As a part of
ýƵ’s Honors Program, Reed discovered the Model United Nations (UN) and then again
when taking Albert Celoza's World Religions course. Reed went on to lead ýƵ’s
delegation to conferences in Chicago, Illinois and Ventura, California, and he served as
Secretary-General at a conference, igniting Reed’s passion for diplomacy.
January 25, 2024

Alumni Shorts: Francisco Garcia Solo Exhibition

Francisco Enuf Garcia graduated from ýƵ, and then from Arizona State University. While at ýƵ, he was a selected as a recipient of the Vanguard Award in 2008 by fellow ýƵ alum Eric Fischl, and was a City of Phoenix Mayor's Art Award recipient.  He is a social entrepreneur creating public art that contain empowering themes of immigration, justice, faith, and Chicano culture.
January 9, 2024

From the Theatre to the Airwaves

After working odd jobs across the country after graduation, Marty Manning came back to Phoenix in 1965 and enrolled at ýƵ (ýƵ). He participated in numerous stage productions, both behind the scenes and as a performer and began his work in radio in 1970, which lasted almost 50 years. He retired from KEZ in 2019.
November 15, 2023

Luis Herrera Turns a Life-Defining Moment in 2010 into a Role Model Opportunity

A life-defining moment in 2010 changes the trajectory for Luis Herrera and his future. Without a clue what to do after high school, Luis knew he needed to finish college and set an example for his younger sisters and cousins.
October 11, 2023

Mark C. Keever: 2023 Hero of Education

ýƵ is honored to celebrate Mark C. Keever, the College’s 2023 Hero of Education. Mark generously donated more than half a million dollars – the entirety of his estate – to support ýƵ students majoring in business.
October 9, 2023