News and events

The Pat Tillman Veterans Center is proud to share news about veteran and military students at Arizona State University. Read the latest news stories to learn more about our community.

The spring 2019 Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Arena on the Tempe campus. Continue checking this page for more details as the ceremony approaches.



If you’re running in the 2019 Pat's Run, you could be a part of the Pat Tillman Veterans Center's Team 42. Membership includes a pre-run event with fellow Sun Devil veterans and a free commemorative Team 42 shirt. Don't forget to use #ASU42 to share your Pat's Run 2019 experience on social media!


Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony

The fall 2018 Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony showcased more than 100 veteran graduates, guest speaker Judge Richard Gregg Maxon and 700+ guests in attendance. Explore some feature pieces from ASU Now on distinguished veteran graduates, as well as other touching moments within the ASU veteran community this graduation season.

Salute to Service 2018

With the theme Salute to Service through service, ASU’s 2018 Salute to Service events were dedicated to all Americans who serve, whether on the front lines of combat or the front lines of improving their communities. Read more about the events from this year's celebrations.

HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit

Powered by the Herozona Foundation, this multi-day event celebrates and empowers veterans through entrepreneurship, employment and education Nov. 14 – 16. Read more about this inaugural summit.

Veteran news

Wayne W. Luchsinger Chemistry Scholarship paves way for veteran to earn a 4+1 degree

March 11, 2019

Tyler Rockwood is finishing up his 4+1 master’s degree in biochemistry and medicinal chemistry in the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University.

Waste Management Phoenix Open offers invaluable real-life experience for ASU student

February 21, 2019

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is a golf event like no other, known for its record-breaking crowds and raucous revelry.

ASU team helps Marine base prepare to stay strong in the face of disaster

February 14, 2019

Disasters stop normal life dead in its tracks. Schools, stores and businesses shut down and wait it out.

 #1 in the U.S. for innovation

U.S. News & World Report asked college presidents and leaders to rank the most innovative schools in the U.S. and ASU ranked #1 for the second year in a row.

Read more national and international rankings.


undergraduate and graduate opportunities to succeed
Top-ranked degrees in engineering, business, journalism and more. Find a program that matches your interests and talents by exploring ASU's Degree Search.


ASU named among best in the country for veterans
Media outlets regularly review four-year colleges and universities and rank them on school services considered the most important by student veterans. Read more.