ASU Foundation honored 3 years in a row

Named a 2016 AZCentral.com Top Company to Work for in Arizona


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The ASU Foundation for A New American University has been named a 2016 AZCentral.com Top Company to Work for in Arizona, an annual award presented by Republic Media and the Arizona Commerce Authority.

Formerly known as CareerBuilder Top Companies of Arizona Program, 2016 marks the third year in a row the foundation has received the honor.

Arizona companies were evaluated through questionnaires directed to employees and employers. Competing companies were then ranked on composite scores based on eight criteria including leadership and planning, work environment, and role satisfaction.

“We care about our team,” said foundation CEO R.F. “Rick” Shangraw Jr. “That’s why we continue to put an emphasis on creating and sustaining the best work environment possible for our employees.  We also want our people to grow, not only professionally, but in terms of personal fulfillment. What they do matters.”

This year, AZCentral.com Top Companies recognized the ASU Foundation for its many programs. The foundation promotes a holistic approach to mental and physical well-being through a weekly workplace yoga session and a “quiet,” private meditation room for staff, workplace assessment by an employee led advisory committee that meets quarterly to discuss issues of employee interest and concern, and continual professional development opportunities including a tuition reduction program for ASU. 

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