Phoenix Forward - Students

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Read on for profiles of University of Phoenix students — from those pursuing an associate degree to doctoral candidates — who touch us with their determination and their pursuit of education, or impress us with their accomplishments.

Scholarship helps business student dream big

It wasn’t an episode of “Sex and the City” or the bright lights of Manhattan ...

Cybersecurity expert uses hacking skills for good

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

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 ...

Aimee Michon

Business student is undeterred by illness

Nothing, it would appear, can stop Aimee Michon....

Kevin Burciaga

Student honored by MLB and People magazine

Shortly after Kevin Burciaga returned home in 2008 from a tour in Iraq with the ...

Female veterans

3 inspiring female veterans

Serious illness and divorce. Juggling work, parenting and studying while serving ...

Larry Fitzgerald

NFL pro Larry Fitzgerald has a different goal

Along with scoring touchdowns for the Arizona Cardinals and traveling the world ...

“Roadtrip Nation”

Student puts life on hold for “Roadtrip Nation”

When Olivia Zanfardino was selected this year from a pool of 2,300 applicants ...

Move up the ladder

For MBA student Kelley Hicks, working in fast food is about a lot more than flipping hamburgers

After 25 years in the food-service industry, Kelley Hicks has learned to accept ...

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