Veteran News

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 Pat Tillman Veterans Center wants to help you in any way you may need. Check out our new guides to applying for GI Bill education benefits. We have videos made specially for veteran, spouse and dependent, and active duty students, and each of them walk you through the process of getting your education funded.

Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony

The spring 2019 Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony showcased more than 100 veteran graduates and 700+ guests in attendance. See our article in the College Times and check out photos from this year's ceremony and past ceremonies. 

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.

Veterans at ASU 

ASU Online student and airman takes on Macedonia

After traveling to 24 different countries on missions ranging from delivering medical supplies in West Africa during the Ebola epidemic to deploying a THAAD Missile System in South Korea, one might think that would be enough globetrotting for Jon Mayuiers. Yet over the summer, Mayuiers, an ASU Online student pursuing a major in political science, decided to go on...

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ASU student veteran to attend 75th anniversary of D-Day

It’s June 6, 1944.

Charles Norman Shay, an American Army medic and a Penobscot Indian, is among the first wave of soldiers to storm Omaha Beach in Normandy, France. German steel falls like sleet across the sand. He’s carrying a bazooka and heavy equipment. His clothes and boots are waterlogged.

"It was very difficult to make any headway," he said years after the...

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ASU professor’s scholarship leads to concert with 'The President’s Own' US Marine Band

Jill Sullivan, associate professor in the ASU School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, has conducted extensive research on women in military bands. Her research has culminated in two book publications and an elite invitation to perform with the premier...

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 #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.