November 2018 Newsletter

HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit

If you haven’t already, be sure to register for the HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit — a full day of events focused on empowering veterans through entrepreneurship, employment and education. The summit takes place Nov. 14 – 16 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Events will include general sessions, breakout workshops and terrific networking opportunities. Sessions and workshops on Nov. 15 will focus on entrepreneurship, while the events on Nov. 16 will focus on veteran employment. A limited number of full-day passes (which include lunch with a keynote speaker) are available through the Pat Tillman Veterans Center. General all-day admission is free to veterans and military with ID. Find more information on the HeroPreneur website, or contact the Pat Tillman Veterans Center.


Salute to Service 2018

Each year in celebration of Veterans Day, ASU proudly honors veterans and active members of the military with Salute to Service, a series of events on each of the ASU campuses. We encourage you to attend all of the Salute to Service events, including military appreciation athletic events, panel discussions, professional development and personal enrichment opportunities, and other activities going on Nov. 5 through 12.

With the theme Salute to Service through service, ASU’s 2018 Salute to Service events are dedicated to all Americans who serve, whether on the front lines of combat or the front lines of improving their communities. Here are just a handful of the events you can attend during this celebration. For a full list of events, visit the Salute to Service events webpage:

Panel Discussion: U.S. Military — The Changing Character of Conflict

Nov. 9, 2018

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Memorial Union, Pima room 230, Tempe campus

A panel of military leaders will discuss how the character of conflict is changing and how active duty military, reserve and National Guard service members respond to challenges and changes in today’s environment. Learn more and RSVP.

Panel Discussion: Defining Service in the 21st Century

Nov. 9, 2018

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Memorial Union, Pima room 230, Tempe campus

Arizona military senior enlisted advisers will define the nature of what it means to serve in the military today, and why service and sacrifice matter to our nation at this pivotal moment in our country’s history. Learn more and RSVP.

Salute to Service Through Service: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Reception

Nov. 9, 2018

3:30 – 5 p.m.

Armstrong Hall, room 101, Tempe campus

As part of our Salute to Service celebration, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and the Office for Veteran and Military Academic Engagement are hosting a reception to thank all active duty and veteran students, faculty and staff for their commitment to our great nation. Learn more and RSVP.

Interview Prep for Veterans: First Impressions are Everything

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018

Polytechnic campus

9 – 10 a.m., Academic Center, Career Space room 110

Tempe campus

1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Student Services Building, Career Space room 32

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

West campus

1 – 2 p.m., University Services Building, Career Space room 120

Downtown Phoenix campus

3 – 4 p.m., Cronkite Building, room 447

Looking to gain interview experience and master the first impression? Join ASU Career and Professional Development Services, and top employers like Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft and more, to practice your interview skills during Salute to Service. You’ll gain valuable insight into industry interview trends and connect with industry representatives in a lightning mock interview setting. Refer to the RSVP webpage to see which employers will be at which campus, or PDF icontake a look at this flier. RSVP and learn more.


Third Annual Dean’s Cup 2018

Watch as a team of student veterans from the Pat Tillman Veterans Center, along with teams of cadets and midshipmen from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine ROTC units, compete to take home the coveted Dean’s Cup in the annual Salute to Service flag football tournament. Come cheer your favorite team to victory in Sun Devil Stadium at the Tempe campus on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Find out more about the tournament in student veteran Ryan Wadding’s article. We hope to see you there!


ASU Student Media Housing Fair

The biannual housing fair features services that can assist with learning about on- and off-campus living. Representatives from a wide range of residential communities and businesses on and off campus will be available to answer questions. University Housing representatives will be there to answer questions about on-campus living options as well. Come by for free food, giveaways and more.  

Nov. 7 – 8, 2018

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hayden Lawn and Memorial Union North Stage

Tempe campus

This event is sponsored by ASU Student Media, Off-Campus Housing, Union Tempe and University Pointe. PDF iconLearn more.


Thanksgiving dinner on campus

ASU Student Media, in partnership with Sun Devil Family Association and Union Tempe, invites you to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal. Please bring two cans of nonperishable food items to donate to the City of Tempe Food Bank and the ASU Pitchfork Pantry.  

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Matthews Center, Tempe campus

950 S. Cady Mall, Tempe AZ  85281

RSVP is required. Contact for more information, or register here.