Archive for August, 2017

Meet our Team – Rich Nickel

This is the 12th in the series of interviews with people working to increase the attainment rate in Arizona.

Continuing with this feature, and throughout the rest of this year, we’ll be taking a closer look at the College Success Arizona team, the people that make all that we do happen.  We’ll be asking the normal “tell us a little about yourself” questions, but also delving a little deeper into each team member’s personality, and what makes them who they are.

This month’s subject is Violeta Ramos, Success Adviser, at College Success Arizona.

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AzCAN Announces Advocacy Platform

By Linda Jensen With the support of our Advisory Council, the Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) is taking a major step forward:  We are embarking on our first Advocacy and Awareness campaign.  In the next year we will focus on Arizona’s Advanced Placement (AP) program, bringing you information, updates, and legislation that impact the program. We […]

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Jesus Valenzuela – My Story, Chapter 2

College Success Arizona presents “My Story, Chapter 2” featuring Jesus Valenzuela, one of the many high potential students from low income circumstances who have earned a scholarship from College Success Arizona.

We are following Jesus as he completes his journey at the University of Arizona in pursuit of his Bachelor’s Degree.

This is chapter 2 of Jesus’ story, centered on his experiences during the second semester of his Freshmen year at the University of Arizona. Jesus is 19 years old, and is a graduate of Desert View High School in Tucson, where he was born and raised. Jesus is passionate about music, basketball, and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business.

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