NAU has long been recognized as a leader in education, in Arizona and beyond—meet the people who are making a difference in this field.
establishing a career in forestry, Mary Coulombe returned to NAU to supplement
her education, a decision that would propel her to reaching her potential.
H. Castro, who graduated from NAU in 1939 with a degree in education, fought
prejudice and discrimination to become an ambassador and Arizona governor.
Today, he works with students from low-income backgrounds.
A producer of an educational book and
video series, Pamela Stephens incorporates the arts into her teaching.
school teacher Mike Schmidt is an accomplished educator who can now add
“astronaut” to his resume.
Jon Reyhner brings a multicultural perspective into the classroom to teach students to embrace their ethnic identities.
A first-generation student, Audrey
Fresques excelled academically and now counsels at-risk high school