NAU is committed to fostering lifelong ideals of service, engagement, and purpose—meet the people who are making a difference through their involvement.
Carpenter educates the public on the importance of aquatic resource
her Congressional seat in 1994, Karan English now works to get the campus community involved in conservation.
Katherine Pastor has
applied her service ideals to her work as a high school guidance counselor.
As the head of First Things First, Rhian Evans Allvin
advocates for children and families in Arizona.
A first-generation student, Audrey
Fresques excelled academically and now counsels at-risk high school
professor George (“Wolf”) Gumerman is the principal investigator of a project that aims to preserve
Nakai is a world-renowned, Grammy-nominated musician.
Adam Rogers developed his university experience into a career with the United Nations.
Through the encouragement
of her mentors, Sue Sisley blossomed into an activist,
doctor, and a talented actress.
West attributes her prolific success to the help and support of the university community.
Eric Peterson is a professional archeologist, and gives back by helping youth
prepare for leadership roles through the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program.
Alumnus Gary Allegretto is a blues musician and
founder of Harmonikids, a non-profit that provides harmonicas to children all
over the world.