The ASU Lodestar Center’s Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI) is now offering its nonprofit professional development and certificate courses in the Greater Tucson, Ariz. area. NMI courses are designed to meet the needs of today’s nonprofit professional and are offered to non-degree seeking individuals as non-credit classes. A variety of instructional methods are used to provide engaging, practice-oriented learning experiences that are focused on knowledge, skills, and techniques that can immediately be implemented at any nonprofit organization.
Arizona State senior golfer Giulia Molinaro was named the 2012 Pac-12 Golfer of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday. Molinaro is the fourth golfer in Arizona State history to earn the conference honor following the likes of Wendy Ward (1993), Louise Stahle (2005) and Anna Nordqvist (2007).
Two social science research programs have been launched this winter in the communities surrounding Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. This December and January will see a team of Arizona State University scientists visit southern Utah to explore how Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument can play a part in stimulating regional tourism and creating benefits for local communities. For more information, http://www.sunews.net/article.cfm?articleID=1251
The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation’s Public Allies Arizona program was recognized by the City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) with its External Partnership Award on June 20, 2012. The City of Phoenix honored the Public Allies Arizona program to applaud their contribution to this year’s Cesar Chavez Day of Service, in which 40 Public Allies and staff assisted with a beautification project near Cesar Chavez Elementary in South Phoenix.