Alumni Profiles

Arizona State University is a community of action figures - passionate, intelligent people acting in their local, national and global communities to resolve some of the world's most challenging issues. Sun Devil alumni are also active in cultural, sports and arts endeavors, making an indelible impact wherever they go.

Currently, there are more than 360,000 Sun Devils living across the country and around the world. Here are brief biographical sketches of a few of ASU's best known alumni.

Crystal Keel ‘03 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? Throughout my time at ASU, I had a full-time job and lived off campus, so I did not have the typical college...Read more

Carson Holmquist Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? Throughout my time at ASU, I was constantly involved in intramural sports. It was a great break from coursework, but it was...Read more

Robert McConnell ‘67 B.A., ‘70 J.D.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I played basketball my freshman year under Coach Ned Wulk. It was a fabulous experience being on the court with some of...Read more

Glenn Crawford ‘78 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I attended ASU on football scholarship from 1973 to 1977 for Coach Frank Kush. I consider those the glory years of not...Read more

Alumni Profile: Tina Nunziato ‘96 B.S. Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was very involved with the honors program for the College of Business; I worked in the office for three-and-a-half years while...Read more

Jack Furst ’81 B.S. (Editor’s Note: Alumnus Jack Furst will receive the Philanthropist of the Year Award at the Alumni Association’s Founders’ Day celebration on March 16.) Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that...Read more

Lawdan Shojaee ’04 B.S. Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? Because I pursued an undergraduate degree in exercise and wellness with a concentration in health promotion, I was very active at ASU’s...Read more

Kevin Conway ’97 B.A.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? The main group I was involved with was student body government. I wanted to be part of shaping the growth of ASU...Read more

Teresa Clement ’02 B.S.E., ’07 Ph.D.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? As an undergraduate student, I became involved with a number of student groups within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. I...Read more

Steve Luhrs ’96 B.S. and Stacy Luhrs ’96 B.A. Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? Steve: Coming from a small private school I was looking for ways to make ASU feel a bit less overwhelming. It was...Read more

Jeff van Raaphorst ’87 B.S., ’97 M.B.A.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was most involved with athletics, of course, being the quarterback for the football team. I also was involved with the Athletes...Read more

Nick Murphy ‘02 B.A., ‘10 M.B.A.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? As an athlete, I didn't have a lot of time for any other activities at ASU, but athletics taught me so much...Read more

Brian LaCorte ’85 B.S.Tell us about your undergraduate experience at ASU and the organizations/activities you were involved with. I had an amazing experience at ASU as an undergraduate student. I found the professors challenging and enlightening. The courses were interesting, the campus was...Read more

Meghan Remington ’09 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I definitely had a lot of fun doing a lot of different things. I dabbled in choir, helped protect the A with...Read more

Vivian Leigh Forde ’66 B.A.E, ’68 M.A.E.Which groups or activities were you most involved at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was living at home with my folks during my undergraduate degree studies, so I didn’t participate in a lot of activities. I...Read more

Melanie Carraro ’12 B.S., ’12 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? My fondest memories at ASU came to be from my involvement with the business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi (DSP). Reflecting back, there...Read more

Jessica Aguilar ’10 B.A.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? While at ASU, I was a proud member of Devils' Advocates and the Student Admissions Relations Team. My heart and soul belonged...Read more

Bret Giles ’87 B.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I decided early on at ASU that I would learn both in the classroom and through hands-on, practical experience. I started a...Read more

Derrick Hall ’91 B.S. (Editor’s note: Derrick Hall, president/CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks, is being honored with the Alumni Achievement Award at the 2016 Founders’ Day celebration on Feb. 3.) Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you...Read more

Amy Olivares ’02 B.I.S.Which groups or activities were you most involved in at ASU? What did you gain from that involvement? I was a member of Chi Omega while I was at ASU. Being part of a sorority definitely shaped my experience at...Read more

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