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Ben Ellis Sun Devil 100
Arizona State University alumnus Ben Ellis’ Sun Devil story starts with getting rejected from the schools he applied to in his home state.“The year I applied to college was the year Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor of California and one of the things he did was defer the lower half of what would be in-state students and said ‘Sorry, we’re going...
Joshua Niska
Barrett Honors College holds a special place in Joshua Niska’s heart. It’s where he met his wife, who was a fellow honors student.Niska majored in biochemistry with an emphasis on medicinal chemistry. The young woman who would become his wife double-majored in English and Women and Gender Studies. They bonded over their shared experiences in...
Capstone Education founders
Ko Aung Tun Lin earned a degree in Architecture with honors from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University before pursuing a graduate degree in architecture from the public University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.Ko Thaw Zin Aung Gyi (left) and Ko Aung Tun Lin, the founders of Capstone Education. Zarni Phyo/The Myanmar TimesHe co-founded...
Ben Ellis
Five Barrett Honors College alums are among a distinguished group added to the Arizona State University Alumni Association's Sun Devil 100, a list recognizing graduates who have excelled in entrepreneurship and business.Altogether, 87 former Sun Devils who lead 75 companies were celebrated at a two-day event held this week and sponsored by the ASU...
Mark Huerta and Alexis Gilbransen
No one predicted that a small project from a college ethics class would evolve into a full-fledged non-profit, yet Mark Huerta managed to make it happen.Mark HuertaThe Arizona State University doctoral student received the Barrett Alumni Award for Early Career Achievement last week for helping to establish the 33 Buckets Foundation, which works to...

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