Community articles

Dive into the University of Phoenix community in this section of Phoenix Forward, where you can read about the diverse alumni, faculty and students, as well as their accomplishments and successes.


What StackTrack can do for you

The StackTrack™ certificate option at University of Phoenix can help you gain marketable job skills earlier in your degree program by allowing you to take career-related, core courses — and earn certificates for your efforts — well before completing the rest of your general education requirements and receiving your diploma, according to Hinrich Eylers, PhD, executive dean of ...

University alumna is a financial role model

Kim Murphy is a University of Phoenix graduate four times over: She holds bachelor’s degrees in business and criminal ...

Cybersecurity expert uses hacking skills for good

Summer Lee only needs to press a few keys on her computer to break into online computer networks and potentially wreak ...

Brian Dickinson

MBA grad conquers Mount Everest, inspires others

Brian Dickinson is proof that it’s possible to reach great heights in many areas of life.

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One-time dropout becomes an award-winning teacher

Last year, Apryl Shackelford found herself in front of a cheering crowd, still ...

Alumni Aubri Shauger-Haley

Chronic MS couldn’t stop alum’s graduation walk

When Aubri Shauger-Haley followed her husband, Richard, across the stage at a ...

Paul Goldschmidt

Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt scores big in 2013

It was quite a year for Arizona Diamondbacks First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt....

Best music for studying

Poll: Students reveal the best music to study to

If you crank up the tunes when doing your homework, you aren’t alone. A recent ...

Olivia Zanfardino

Finding inspiration on “Roadtrip Nation”

Olivia Zanfardino, a student in the business management program at University ...

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