Young man graduating

Obtaining a college degree is a wonderful achievement and a life-changing event, but parents want more for their children than just landing a well-paying job, Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow said April 7 in a nationally attended livestream event for educators and policymakers.

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Caren Sandoval poses for her graduation portrait by GradImages outside Old Main on the Tempe campus, Tuesday, April 6. Sandoval will receive her BA in communication with a minor in public relations. Graduates from each campus have the opportunity to have their official pictures taken in advance of the virtual and live ceremonies that begin on Monday, May 3.

Photo by Charlie Leight/Arizona State University

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