Alumni Awards & News

Lopez is next Lifeways Lecture speaker

Dennis Lopez will share his incredible insight on the origination of place names within the San Luis Valley. Continue Reading…

Adams State alumna and professor evaluate Madison Fellowship applications

“I’m a 2008 James Madison Memorial Fellowship Fellow and Adams State was my chosen master’s program." Continue Reading…

ASU Trustees reappoint President McClure for three more years

The Board of Trustees for Adams State University voted unanimously to renew President Beverlee J. McClure's contract for the next three years. Continue Reading…

Adams State’s Career Fair is March 31

“This is a fantastic opportunity for students and potential employers to connect.” Continue Reading…

Flying fueled Nash’ passion

“The recruits I was placed with in the Navy program had a very tough drill instructor – but he did turn us into aviators.” Continue Reading…

Adams State hosts legislators in Denver

President McClure was introduced to the Colorado General Assembly and received a standing ovation. Continue Reading…

Adams State will host free presentations for English teachers

The conference will include a keynote address, Leadership, by former US Congressman John Salazar. Continue Reading…

Adams State graduate gives back as head of Migrant Education program

"I am only successful if I can make a difference for others. I experienced obstacles myself as a migrant student, and now I can create better opportunities and improve the systems." Continue Reading…

Return of the Corn Mothers featured in the ASU Hatfield Gallery

The Return of the Corn Mothers is a traveling photographic/oral history exhibition of women from the Southwest who embody the spirit of community. Continue Reading…

ASU alumna receives Outstanding Young Music Educator Award

“To have other music educators nominate me was a true honor..." Continue Reading…

Alumni and supporters welcome to Adams State University Day at the Capitol

"By sharing their experiences of Adams State, our alumni can help lawmakers understand the importance of Adams State University to Colorado and to our students." Continue Reading…

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…