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.

Pat's Run

The 15th annual Pat's Run will take place on April 27, 2019 on the Tempe campus. The proceeds of this 4.2-mile run support the Tillman Scholars program and uphold the legacy of Pat Tillman. Register now to pay the lowest registraton fee. 

 Tillman Scholars program

Are you a service member,  veteran or dependent in need of financial assistance for your education? The 2019 application cycle for the Tillman Scholars program opens on Feb. 1, 2019. Successful applicants can expect an average award amount of $10,000 for their academic expenses, as well as an invitation to the annual Pat Tillman Leadership Summit in Chicago, access to mini-grants and more. Click here to learn more.



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

Aiming high: ASU grad student pursues dream of flight

December 18, 2018

Arizona State University graduate student Anthony Lawrence recently got a taste of what his future life could be like when he strapped into the back seat of an F-16D Fighting Falcon at Luke Air For

Dreams of being Indiana Jones leads to ASU degree in history, career in military

December 17, 2018

We all know the scene in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” where Indiana Jones narrowly escapes a giant rolling boulder, and at one point or another, many of us could see ourselves going on adventures just like his. Christopher McCune was no different.

The few, the proud, the PhDs

December 10, 2018

Aim high, set lofty goals and work hard to reach them is the advice Marine veteran and Arizona State University PhD student Nicholas Sisco would like to pass on to others, especially military veter

 #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.