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ASU Local is a hybrid college program that pairs in-person coaching and mentorship with the flexibility of accessing all coursework through ASU Online. Launched earlier this year, ASU Local’s Yuma site at Arizona Western College has a cohort of 35 transfer students, most of whom are first-generation collegegoers. As a group, these students can lean on one another while they take classes remotely, while benefiting from in-person, one-on-one coaching, tutoring and programming.

ASU beach volleyball player Kate Fitzgerald has her own lifestyle clothing line named VBAmerica

ASU News is a multimedia news and information website exploring Arizona State University by telling the stories of the people who make up this remarkable institution. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and other members of the Arizona State University community turn to ASU Now for the thought-provoking ideas, insight and innovation from the people who make ASU special.

ASU News organizes its storytelling around key areas of focus for the university: Discoveries, Solutions, Creativity, Entrepreneurship, Global Engagement, Arizona Impact and Sun Devil Life. Arizona State University has established itself as a new model for the public research university, and ASU News reports on all that makes ASU unique.