The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation received a $170,000 grant from the American Express Foundation to further develop and fund the Generation Next Nonprofit Leadership Academy (GenNext).
This innovative new certificate program is a joint collaboration between the ASU Lodestar Center, the Indiana University Schools of Public and Environmental Affairs and The Fund Raising School at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, and the National Human Services Assembly.
The six-month long program begins in January 2015 and is intended for executive-level individuals at National Human Services Assembly member organizations and their affiliates or branches, and those who have experience across multiple dimensions of organizational executive management.
For 10 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Arizona State University has brought low-cost educational and cultural courses and programs to adults ages 50 and over. This fall, with over 90 classes in history, art, music, opera, travel and creative writing, science, current events, literature, geography, religion, physics, space, Shakespeare and more, there is something for everyone.
For their final semester, all School of Community Resources and Development students are required to pursue a 12-credit internship. Many of our students take advantage of the internship to advance their careers through opportunities out of state or abroad. As part of their internship requirements, all students give final presentations about their internships.
Dr. Robert F. Ashcraft, executive director of the Arizona State University (ASU) Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and professor of nonprofit studies in ASU’s School of Community Resources and Development has been named one of the top 50 in The NonProfit Times 2012 “Power & Influence” list. “[We] annually highlight 50 of the sector’s leaders for their impact and influence on the broader sector.
If you are interested in an affordable study abroad experience and would like to learn about Guatemala culture, enroll in one of the offered courses for a unique experience that will emphasize how tourism can contribute to sustainable development.
Jessica Aquino, a PhD candidate in the School of Community Resources and Development, was named one of Chicanos por la Causa’s" 40 Hispanic Leaders under 40" at the organization’s annual luncheon on September 21st.
The purpose of the program is to promote the Hispanic leaders in the community who are under the age of 40 and to get more young people involved and making positive contributions in the Phoenix Valley.