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.

ASU student veterans reflect on Memorial Day

A group of ASU student veterans recently participated in a roundtable discussion to weigh in on what Memorial Day means to them and how it should be celebrated. Read more about their conversation.

New ASU Law scholarship program

As of December 2017, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law offers a new scholarship program specifically for veterans. The program will provide four full-ride scholarships for a Juris Doctor degree. The scholarship was made possible by a donation from Deborah Carstens. Read more about the scholarship and opportunities to apply. For more information, contact Andrew Jaynes at

Spring 2018 Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony

More than 700 student veterans graduated from ASU in spring 2018. Read more about some of the outstanding graduates who were honored at this year's ceremony.

Fall 2017 Outstanding Graduates

Approximately 7,700 students will be headed out into the world after graduating from Arizona State University at fall commencement Dec. 11. Here are the stories of some of our outstanding student veteran graduates.

Read Christopher Gisriel’s story.

Read Marc Sepulveda’s story.

Read Naji Obaid’s story.

Read Robert Rowley's story.

Read Steven Henderson’s story.

  • Christopher Gisriel

  • Marc Sepulveda

  • Naji Obaid

  • Robert Rowley

  • Steven Henderson

Veteran News

ASU student veterans engineer success in life

November 9, 2018

A return to civilian life after military service can sometimes take some adjustments for veterans.

ASU student continues family legacy of service, juggling three different calls of duty

November 8, 2018

Arizona State University junior Grant Navakuku joined the Arizona Army National Guard to fulfill a family legacy of service but discovered it offered wonderful benefits.

Military training helps student veteran navigate disability

November 8, 2018

Arizona State University student Don Knowles is his own beacon of light.

The 58-year-old Marine Corps veteran is hopeful and optimistic about his future.

He also lives in darkness.

 #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.