Christina Noz, Paying It Forward

Christina Noz was recently featured in the University of Arizona Alumni magazine, and recognized for her ongoing contributions to the University.  Ms. Noz graduated from the UA’s James E. Rogers College of Law in 2008.  She joined Mission in 2010 and leads our Trust Administration group as Vice President.  Her continuing support to the University includes serving on the Finance Committee of the Advisory Board of Arizona Public Media and contributing to Arizona Assurance, a scholarship fund that provides assistance to current UA students.  Mission celebrates her contributions to the University and Tucson communities.

From the UA Alumni magazine article: 


University of Arizona alumni are full of stories.  Some of them bring laughter, like cramming for tests in a malodorous basement.  Some memories go deeper:  A child’s life saved, a chance to provide scholarships in honor of a family member who passed away. Meet 10 graduates who have 10 years of perspective as UA alumni.  They are full not only of stories but also of determination to support the university and give today’s students a chance to develop their own UA memories.

Christina’s Responses

Ah, the Memories:  My study partner and I liked the basement of the law library, which no longer exists.  It was a dark and smelly dungeon, but it was our favorite place because it was so quiet.

On Arizona Assurance:  My husband, Abraham Wu, and I went to a reception and met two students who are directly impacted by our gifts.  I received scholarships during my undergraduate and law school years, and I’m grateful to those who laid the path for me to get a degree and go to law school.  I want to do the same for others.

A Continuance:  Professor of Practice Greg Gadarian was my instructor, and he was also a practitioner who brought real examples into the classroom.  He’s a colleague and mentor now; I still ask him for advice.

Supporting Arizona Public Media: It’s unbiased news that’s accessible to all. Supporting education in our community is important to us.

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