Academic Affairs News

Adams State sees growth in retention, student credit load

The university also set another record in graduate student enrollment: 969, a three percent increase from last year. Continue Reading…

Potential partnerships could create more options for students

"I want to make sure this discussion of partnerships moves forward, because this could benefit both institutions." Continue Reading…

Adams State University welcomes new faculty

In addition to new students, each fall Adams State University also welcomes new faculty to the campus and Alamosa community. Continue Reading…

David Mazel to continue scholarly work in retirement

Mazel retired this spring from his alma mater as chair of the Department of English, Theatre & Communications, a post he held since 2010. Continue Reading…

Adams State launches College Assistance Migrant Program

The program launched July 1, and is available for the coming fall semester. CAMP participants will receive financial aid and stipends to completely cover tuition, fees, and housing for the first year. Continue Reading…

Dr. Teresa McCartney honored as Emeritus Professor of Counselor Education

The Adams State University alumna recently retired as Emeritus Professor of Counselor Education, concluding a career that encompassed teaching, administration, and student services. Continue Reading…

Adams State awards record number of degrees

"Because Adams State University is an inclusive, rather than exclusive school, I was given an opportunity to pursue my dreams. To live, not just visit. My great story began here. Yours does, too." Continue Reading…

Mother & son to "walk" at commencement

Dyan Anderson and her son, Gavin Davis, are one inter-generational pair who will receive degrees together at Spring Commencement, May 10. It seems to run in the family. Continue Reading…

Nursing Advisory Committee honors Dr. Margery Herrington

The group bestowed the title "Honorary Registered Nurse" on Herrington, who has provided 17 years of student advising and academic guidance to the nursing department. Continue Reading…

ASU faculty awarded tenure, promotions

The Board of Trustees for Adams State University approved the faculty appointments at its April 4 meeting. Continue Reading…

Adams State introduces new M.A. emphasis in Cultural Resource Management

Thus, Adams State's new program provides advanced education for those already working in the field, without the necessity of leaving a job and relocating. Continue Reading…

Adams State University summer registration begins March 17

The reduced tuition rate offers students a great opportunity to progress towards a degree and finish faster by enrolling in summer school. Continue Reading…

Adams State gets green light for first Ph.D. program

Adams State's program will begin accepting applications in mid-December. Continue Reading…

New sign announces Adams State University

For a while now, Adams State University has been without a campus sign facing Hwy. 160. That was remedied last week. Continue Reading…

ASU joins Colorado Challenge to expand student access to higher education

The project's goal is to determine effective practices to improve college-completion rates, particularly for students who are low-income, minority and the first in their families to attend college. Continue Reading…

HEAL program honored nationally for increasing Latino student success in college

ASU's HEAL was one of six graduate-level programs selected as finalists, and the only graduate program in Colorado to be recognized at the event. Continue Reading…

School of Business joins Accreditation Council of Business Schools & Programs

"Our new membership in ACBSP strengthens our school and affiliates us with many fine small colleges and universities world-wide." Continue Reading…

Adams State names Margaret Doell Asst. VP

As assistant to Dr. Frank Novotny, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Doell will oversee the budgets for adjunct faculty and summer school, working closely with the department chairs. Continue Reading…

Come play at Grand Opening of ASU Human Performance & Physical Education

The celebration continues with live music, a dance contest, food, fun and games, and tours of the newly renovated facility. Participants are encouraged to wear a jersey or cap for their favorite team. Continue Reading…

Dr. Tracy Doyle graduates from the 2013 HERS Denver Summer Institute

“The HERS Institute provided an intensive and comprehensive training that will allow me to better serve as a leader at Adams State University..." Continue Reading…

ASU & Boettcher Teacher Program aid SLV schools

During the class discussion, students in Christian's "Perspectives in Teaching and Learning" course drew on their own educational experiences in local schools. Their second course during the inaugural Continue Reading…

Adams State seeks state OK for new Ph.D. in Counselor Education

"Anyone interested in applying for the program is asked to check back in late spring for updated information." Continue Reading…

Adams State to offer Ph.D. in Counselor Education

"There is demand for an affordable, online Ph.D. program in counselor education. I think we will fill our slots immediately," said Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Frank Novotny. Continue Reading…

GEAR UP helps student reach college dream

"I liked school a lot. It was my escape," he said. He believes furthering his education will help him create a different kind of life for himself, his wife, and baby daughter. Continue Reading…

From beakers to bicycles

When a student asks a very good question, that brings a smile to my face – that means they are paying attention and thinking about what we are covering.” Continue Reading…

First cohort completes Adams State master's in higher education administration & leadership

"Many issues transcend race and ethnicity. 'Minority' doesn't just refer to race," said Jonathan Macias '12, one of the first eleven students to complete Adams State's Master's in Higher Education Continue Reading…

ASC expands academic program offerings

Adams State recently added a number of new academic programs, to commence this summer and fall, according to Dr. Frank Novotny, Adams State vice president for Academic Affairs. Continue Reading…

Master's in Music Education established at Adams State

The Adams State College Music Department Master's of Art in music education was recently accredited by the National Association of Schools and Music. Continue Reading…

Simulation lab brings a dose of reality to nursing education

“I don’t like needles,” the patient blurts, as the nursing student prepares to draw blood. Jeff Louritt has prepped the injection site. The needle enters the patient’s arm smoothly, Continue Reading…