Alumni Awards & News

Adams State ranked one of Colorado's most affordable bachelor's degrees

The website Affordable Schools ranked a bachelor's degree from Adams State University the fourth most affordable in the state of Colorado. Continue Reading…

Hertners create scholarship for Adams State biology majors

“Anita and I are most fortunate to have the resources that will enable us to endow the scholarship,” John said. Continue Reading…

Adams State launches graduate degree in Public Administration

The 36-credit hour, online program is designed to help current or aspiring professionals in state or local government, as well as non-profit organizations, to acquire appropriate credentials. Continue Reading…

State Rep. Hamner urged graduates to open the doors of opportunity

"I challenge you to continue learning and even obtain advanced degrees. More doors of opportunity will open for you, and you'll have even more chances to change and improve lives beyond your own." Continue Reading…

ASU names Kristina Daniel Exceptional New Alumna

She will accept the award at the Adams State University Alumni Banquet and Awards Ceremony during Homecoming, Oct. 2. To make a reservation and purchase tickets for the banquet, please call ASU Alumni Continue Reading…

Outstanding ASU Alumnus connected with faith through study of music

Chrisman said he was “speechless” when the Alumni Board came to his office to deliver the news. Continue Reading…

Former ASU Trustee Chair Steve Valdez receives the Billy Adams Award

“During my time on the Board of Trustees, I was always impressed by faculty and administration. They continually find ways to grow in an environment of budget cuts and lack of resources." Continue Reading…

Zoila Gomez featured on L.L. Bean website

“We all have dreams and aspirations. We all want to achieve and be great. We all have someone we want to make proud. Young or adults, we all want someone or something to believe in.” Continue Reading…

Renovated Luther Bean Museum to reopen this fall

The historical features of the museum, formerly Adams State’s library, have been retained, while improvements have focused on mechanical systems and refurbishing collections storage and galleries. Continue Reading…

Adams State Patricia Robbins recognized for outstanding teaching

“I am honored to be nominated for this award, humbled to join the excellent educators who have received this honor in the past..." Continue Reading…

Alumni Literature Night is April 17

The Adams State University Nielsen Library and the Alumni Relations Office presents Alumni Literature Night at 5 p.m. Friday, April 17, in the Nielsen Library second floor lounge. Continue Reading…

Billy Adams Award honors former Trustee Scoggin

As a trustee for Adams State University, Charles H. Scoggin, M.D., demonstrated a deep commitment to education that echoes the founding spirit of Billy Adams. Continue Reading…

Biography of Theatre Alumnus Eric Propp

Eric Propp (’03) works in the Boston area as a costume designer and costume crafts artisan. Continue Reading…

Biography of Theatre Alumnus David Beatty

David Beatty was born in Huntington Beach, CA, and followed the footsteps of his father, two uncles, and grandmother, who graduated from Adams State. Continue Reading…

Biography of Theatre Alumna Elizabeth Wellman

After graduating with her BA in Theatre from Adams State University in 2008, Elizabeth Wellman moved to Columbus, Ohio to pursue graduate school. Continue Reading…

Adams State Alumnus Bussey will address fall graduates

“I believe the things that bring lasting success and effectiveness to any person or organization are not secrets at all, but rather things we have all heard from a young age..." Continue Reading…

Alumni Literature Night features three authors

Free and open to the public, the event will be held Friday, Nov. 7 from 5-7 p.m. on the second floor of the Nielsen Library, First St. Continue Reading…

Floyd and Cordelia Higel will receive the ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Award

“What Adams State gave me I try, in some measure, to give back to the institution in hopes other people will benefit as I did.” Continue Reading…

Judge Lucero authors historic opinion

The Hon. Carlos F. Lucero '61 is making history again. Continue Reading…

Dr. John Tooker received the ASU Outstanding Alumnus Award

“I think Adams State chose me,” Tooker said. Continue Reading…

Alumni to be honored at Homecoming

Activities during the 2014 Adams State University Homecoming include fire, jazz, floats, awards, food, golf tees, theatre, and, of course, football. Continue Reading…

Adams State Exceptional New Alumnus serves others through medicine

The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building first floor banquet rooms. Tickets are $25 per person and may be reserved by calling 719-587-7609. Continue Reading…

Seize the opportunity to support Adams State

“I hope alumni and friends will take the time to support the institution so Adams State may continue providing great stories." Continue Reading…

Adams State retirees share dedication to their profession

“You will always be a part of the Adams State family." Continue Reading…

ASU's Lori Laske earns fundraising certification

Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International. Continue Reading…

Educators Hall of Fame seeking nominations

The Adams State University Teacher Education Department is seeking applications for outstanding educators for the Third Annual ASU Educators Hall of Fame. Continue Reading…

ASU alumna shares med school experience with fellow Porter Scholars

"Have faith that Adams State has prepared you really well. The best advice I could give you is to work your butt off; it pays off." Continue Reading…

Art alumnus featured in online magazine

The article includes Vasquez’ training and influences, he credits Eugene Schilling, art professor, for encouraging him to explore painting and discover his “own artistic style.” Continue Reading…

Freshmen through alumna involved in Adams State holiday show

“This is my first experience working with the Theatre Department and I am having fun,” Kacia Schmidt said. Continue Reading…

Willis Fassett Jr Award recipients are Ron and Marilyn Loser

“If it weren’t for Adams State we’d probably still be struggling with a failing business.” Continue Reading…