the student perspective


Advice and resources for students, by College of Public Service students and staff.



January 13, 2016

Follow Douglas Capitan, student financial resources coordinator, @ASUDug

December 2, 2015

The School of Social Work’s BSW and MSW Child Welfare Education Programs (CWEP) have field Units within the Department of Child Safety.  The units are managed by School of Social Work staff with the assistance of field students.  As such, we are the guardians to about 235 children in foster care. 

September 3, 2015

Welcome back students!

June 26, 2015

 So, it’s Friday and it’s been a long week. You’re famished but you’re sick of all the restaurants downtown. What do you do? Starve? Gnaw on your keyboard? Steal your co-worker’s lunch? Flip your desk in frustration? A better choice (and one that won’t leave you emaciated or get you fired): Food Truck Friday.

June 4, 2015

School of Community Resources and Development

Megha Budruk, Associate Professor

“Walden” by Henry David Thoreau 

May 1, 2015

So we are within that time of the year.  There are two types of people excited about this time of year, graduating seniors (high school and college) and runners.    Both of these types of people are set with uniform in hand and eager to reap the rewards of their efforts and hard work.  Graduates will be on their way across stage and race season has sprung.  Growing up in Navajo land, running wa

April 9, 2015

As I near the end of my freshman year as a student on the Downtown campus, I have come to learn a few things about Phoenix life. I love our dorms and how we only have two buildings to get lost in, as opposed to Tempe’s bajillion, but there are a small number of things I feel I was lied to about.

April 2, 2015

I am an avid Good Morning America viewer.  In late March I was enjoying a cup of coffee before heading out to work, when a story came on about a college basketball player helping his little brother pay for school.  This story had all the heart wrenching twists and turns that a good journalistic story had, but the twist was it was positive and about college financial aid.  This studen

December 22, 2014

On November 8th, Spirit of Service Scholars hosted their second seminar—a comprehensive exploration of K-12 education in Arizona. The day started off early with a visit from Paul Luna, President and Chief Executive Officer of Helios Education Foundation.

December 19, 2014

 On Saturday, October 25, the Spirit of Service Scholars embarked on their first of five monthly day-long seminars that educate the Scholars in the contextual complexities of work in the public sector and expose them to an interdisciplinary network of the best minds in the state and nation.