UA’s Arizona Now Campaign Aims to Raise $1.5 Billion
The UA kicked off Arizona Now, its largest fundraising campaign in University history, with multiple events and a fireworks display. The campaign aims to raise $1.5 billion over the next several years. Donors have already given nearly $860 million.
UA Opens Nation’s First Resource Center for Student Vets Studying Health Care
Senior government officials in Arizona, along with key university leaders, introduced the UA's new VETS Center at the Arizona Health Sciences Center on Thursday. The center is part of an important national effort to ensure that veterans integrate into civilian life with opportunities not only for higher education, but also jobs.
Mike Candrea, coach of the UA softball team and former coach of the U.S. Olympic softball team, had to overcome personal tragedy to become one of the most highly regarded softball coaches in the nation.
The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources honored Allison Vaillancourt, UA vice president for human resources, for her efforts in creating a harrassment prevention DVD for use in colleges and universities nationwide.