In the newest U.S. News & World Report online program rankings, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranked top 10 across eight programs and disciplines, including taking the top spot for online bachelor’s in business programs. The peer-reviewed rankings, which were released publicly today, also named W. P. Carey’s Online MBA No. 7 in the country.
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) has partnered with the City of Chandler to provide paid internships for CGCC students. These internships offer a wide-variety of experiences in areas such as social media marketing, information technology, the arts, administration, and more. Devon Mahon is the Career Services Internship Analyst. As an employee of the Maricopa County Community College District, he works both with CGCC and the City of Chandler to manage this new program.
Sensory-stimulating science experiments. Awe-inspiring robots. Automated vehicle advancements. Sustainable farming innovations. Life-science breakthroughs. Arizonans of all ages will be able to experience all of this and much more at the 2023 Arizona SciTech Festival, the state’s annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Dreamscape Learn announced a $20 million Series A investment by backers including Bold Capital Partners, GSV Ventures, Verizon Ventures, and Cengage Group. Built in collaboration with Arizona State University (ASU), the company develops immersive learning experiences that blend innovative pedagogy with the emotional power of cinematic storytelling.
Two Arizona State University faculty members were selected to lead a regional proposal that will advance microelectronics research, development, education, and training in the Southwest. ASU President Michael Crow appointed Sally Morton, executive vice president of ASU’s Knowledge Enterprise, and Kyle Squires, dean of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, to lead a team of faculty, staff and strategic partners to establish the Microelectronics Commons, a national network funded by the CHIPs and Science Act of 2022.
Imagine exploring an ancient forest and coming across a collapsed, rundown barn. As you explore deeper into the environment, you realize something is off. Small things are changing… it’s turning eerie… you are losing your sanity. As things go bump in the night, you’re fully immersed in The Madness Project, Game Art & Animation graduate Emily Szymanski’s Student Innovation Project (SIP). With a focus on environmental storytelling, The Madness Project shifts the environment between two states of mind: sanity and insanity. Walking through the environment, your character becomes restless as paranoia eats away at the mind. Your sanity is ticking down and the environment is turning sinister.
It’s Saturday night and you don’t have plans. You and your friends love live music but are overwhelmed with options… and can’t agree on which event, venue or even band will be the most fun. The solution? The Underground. The Underground is a mobile app that uses your location to recommend venues and events near you and suggest new bands based on what you already like. With the sheer number of social media platforms, it’s hard to decide where to go when looking for shows, especially when so many events are constantly thrown in your face. Created by Joe Parisia, an ACS and AI major, the idea for the app started in order to fulfill his own needs.
StrataTech Education Group, a long-time leader in training skilled professionals, launched a new solar technician course for Amazon’s hourly employees as part of Amazon’s Career Choice program. The 10-week solar technician course is offered at The Refrigeration School, Inc. (RSI) and teaches photovoltaic (PV) science and an introduction to the fundamentals of solar energy, with pre-paid tuition provided by Amazon.
It is known that University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is great at, well, advancing technology 😁. What’s really cool about UAT are the people who make it such an amazing community. Our professors are so much more than their industry expertise. They go above and beyond inside and outside of the classroom, not only for our students, but for the community. Along with teaching industry-ready topics and highly sought-after curriculum, they are also doing so much good for the world. It is a pleasure to introduce and recognize Professor Brendly Singleton.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022, the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority announced the winners of the 2022 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation awards. Innovator of the Year for Academia was awarded to Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) and Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) for their Artificial Intelligence partnership with Intel.