Academic Affairs News

Adams State establishes 15-credit requirement for full-time status

Adams State University undergraduate students must now enroll in 15 credit hours per semester to be considered full-time, effective for the fall 2015 semester. Continue Reading…

Spring enrollment stays even with last year

Total enrollment as of census date, February 4, is 3,470, a decrease of less than 1 percent (14 students) from last spring. This includes 2,503 undergraduates and 967 graduate students. Continue Reading…

DHE awards Adams State grant for Concurrent Enrollment Teaching Initiative

"Starting this June, a cohort of 15-20 social studies teachers will be enrolled in Adams State graduate courses leading to concurrent enrollment instructor eligibility." Continue Reading…

Adams State University takes steps to address academic fraud

"We will implement state-of-the-art recommendations that preserve and guarantee academic integrity and will discontinue any delivery method or course that is weak in that regard." Continue Reading…

Gemstone collection donated to Adam State Art Dept.

"These gifts have created a flurry of excitement and interest for the jewelry program and students. Students will benefit for years to come." Continue Reading…

Porter Scholars for 2014-15 announced

The Porter Scholars program was created in 2007 by the largest gift in the university's history: 250,000 shares in E*TRADE Financial Corporation, worth $5.8 million. Continue Reading…

Adams State addresses cheating threat

"Adams State University does not compromise on academic integrity, and we denounce the illegal activities committed by Mr. White," said Adams State University President David Svaldi. Continue Reading…

What did you learn in college this year?

Emily Wright psychoanalyzed Skywalker from the film, Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith, for a course taught by Dr. Kim Kelso, Psychology Department chair. Continue Reading…

Adams State receives grant to improve STEM education in rural schools

The award will provide intensive, research-based professional development in math and science instruction for 173 current K-5 teachers in ten southern Colorado districts. Continue Reading…

El Pomar scholarships advance rural health care

The fund dedicates $45,000 annually to undergraduate students in Adams State's BSN program, while $66,000 is targeted to those pursuing advanced degrees. Continue Reading…

Event cancelled - Nat'l expert to present agricultural tax seminar at Adams State

The seminar provides 450 minutes of CLE/CPE credit and will offer expert, in-depth, and comprehensive discussions of the major income tax and estate and business planning issues for farms, ranches and Continue Reading…

Best-selling author of "The Other Wes Moore" speaks at Adams State Oct. 24

Students gathered in the library Tuesday evening to discuss the book and discussed such themes as personal responsibility, the influence of one's environment, the value of education, and destiny. Continue Reading…

PEBC/Boettcher Teacher Residency program at Adams State awarded $2.9 million STEM grant

The STEM grant will help train new teachers for elementary and middle schools in 15 rural Colorado school districts. Continue Reading…

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 assist in covering tuition, fees, and housing for the first yea 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…