CAC’s annual business forum to offer university transfer information

The Central Arizona College Business Division and Business Club will have their annual Business Program and University Transfer Forum Thursday, March 28, at the Signal Peak Campus, 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge. The event will begin 5:30 p.m. with an overview of CAC’s accounting and business programs as well as computer information systems, including web […]

County, ASU partnership focuses on heat extremes, air quality

The Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority has approved a grant to the ASU Foundation for a New American University for research to help reduce urban heat and improve air quality. The $2.99 million grant is for three years and will help get the Healthy Urban Environments Initiative at Arizona State University off the ground, according […]

Queen Creek residents graduate from ASU

Arizona State University’s May 7 graduation included nine students from the town of Queen Creek. The following students graduated from ASU: Kyle Brague: Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Andrew Goldberg: Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Jordan Lopez: College of Integrative Sciences and Arts Alayna Mallory: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Jillian Roust: […]

ASU partners with CAC to offer bachelor degree options in Pinal County

Arizona State University in partnership with Central Arizona College, Corporate Center, will offer undergraduate bachelor degrees for students in Pinal County beginning in the fall. ASU, Central Arizona College and Pinal County community leaders identified degrees that will provide students with expertise needed for careers in Pinal County. ASU@Pinal will begin offering a bachelor of […]

ASU weather expert: The current heat spell is needed for the monsoon

Will this week’s high temperatures make it into the record book? Can we top 122 F? We don’t know yet, but as we move through this extreme heat spell, one thing is for certain, the unpredictability of the weather means records will continue to fall, says Randy Cerveny, an Arizona State University president’s professor in […]

Cronkite student Bohrer honored for public relations excellence

Queen Creek woman receives multiple awards during 2016-17 school year, including Student of the Year Caitlin Bohrer of Queen Creek was honored April 10 with the 2017 Aspire Award for her work in public relations. Ms. Bohrer is a senior at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She is a senior team […]

Nominations being accepted for best business, entrepreneur awards

The public can help shine the spotlight on their favorite business or entrepreneur by nominating them for the 20th annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

The awards recognize companies and entrepreneurs for creating jobs, boosting economy and delivering great service to customers. Past winners include Infusionsoft, Total Transit (Discount Cab), Ollie the Trolley, Kitchell, China Mist and Sundt Construction.

The prestigious event is attended annually by hundreds of Valley business and community leaders.

“Each year, we honor Arizona businesses that positively impact our communities while also exhibiting strong business ethics, positive work cultures and excellence in entrepreneurship,” said Christie Kerner, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the W. P. Carey School of Business. “We are proud to celebrate the success stories that drive our local economy and also serve as roles models for aspiring entrepreneurs while exemplifying the spirit of innovation in Arizona.”