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Mother and Son Devils: Student heads to ASU after mom earns online degree

When Diane Gubran decided to take a break from college in 1984, she told herself it would be temporary. She had been a journalism student at California State University-Northridge, but after one semester, she began to lose focus and ended up dropping out. Flash-forward to the fall of 2015. Diane is watching her son, Konrad, move into the Hassayampa Academic Village on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus — something she never experienced. He will begin classes at the W. P. Carey School of Business on Aug. 20.

But even though she never had that “college experience” of living on campus, she did eventually achieve her dream of a degree, thanks to ASU Online. In fact, it was only a few short months ago that she walked at ASU’s spring 2015 convocation ceremony in Tempe, graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies.

ASU and Cerego Partner to Power Personalized Learning Environments for Global Freshman Academy Courses

Arizona State University, the largest public research university in the United States under a single administration, today announced that the personalized learning environment inside the Global Freshman Academy’s first three courses will be powered by Cerego, the standard for personalized learning. 

Ways to Bounce Back After Falling Behind in an Online Course

Joe Chapman, director of student​ services at ASU Online,​ the online division of Arizona State University, says instructors – or other resources, like academic coaches provided by the school – could offer advice about how to better manage course loads and balance priorities. ‘When circumstances are flagged earlier, it's much easier to work toward a solution and get back on track than if students don't raise the issue until late in the semester,’ Chapman said​ by email.”

4 Steps to Transfer Online Associate Credits to a 4-Year Online Program

Students looking to transfer credits from an online community college to a four-year online institution are definitely not alone. Among Arizona State University's online undergraduates, roughly 80 percent have earned enough credits to be considered transfer students.

Online Spanish program at ASU ranked one of best in nation

With more than 500 million native speakers in 21 countries, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world and generally considered one of the most beneficial second languages for native speakers of American English to learn. Students interested in studying the language online are positioned for success with the School of International Letters and Cultures’ Bachelor of Arts program, offered through ASU Online.


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