Arizona Assurance: Making the College Dream a Reality

We brought Carlos Chavez and Cisco Aguilar together to talk about the Arizona Assurance Scholars Program and the University of Arizona. It was the first time they had met, and it was magical. Chavez made a connection with a new role model, and Aguilar was reminded why he volunteers for a nonprofit that expands access to education.

New Gift Supports Religious Studies for Health Professionals

A $50,000 commitment from Dr. Ross Schwartzberg will establish a new scholarship for UA students majoring in Religious Studies for Health Professionals, as well as an annual lecture series focusing on health and religion.

Honoring One of Our Best: Fred J. Cox ’97

Early in life, before finding his way to the Eller College of Management and McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, before landing a Wall Street career, and before the events of 9/11 that took his life, Fred J. Cox, “Freddy” to his dad, had a sink-or-swim, bootstrap business education: he sold books door to door.

Finding a Place to Belong Through Agricultural Education

Early in her high school career, Shelby Humbarger made the decision to join her school's Future Farmers of America chapter, a move that changed the course of her life.

Wildcats Give Back

See how two of our current students are already benefiting from the generosity of our philanthropic supporters.

UA Medical Student Awarded $30,000 Scholarship

Jacquelyn Hoffman, a second-year medical student at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been awarded the Shirley D. Curson Medical Student Scholarship. The two-year scholarship provides about $15,000 a year and is awarded in a student’s third and fourth years of medical school.