Diversity at Adams State

Dr. Ed Crowther reviewed MLK Jr. history vs. memories

"He did not set out to be a Civil Rights leader. History happened to Dr. King," Crowther said. Continue Reading…

Adams State will host special screening on lynching in the southwest

The film will examine the difficult history of Mexican-American lynchings in the Southwest. A discussion with the filmmaker will follow. Continue Reading…

CASA offered folk healing workshops

The word curandera or curandero comes from the Spanish word “curar” which means to heal or to cure. Continue Reading…

Adams State will celebrate Martin Luther King

Charles E. “Charlie” Cobb Jr, a journalist, professor, and former activist with the SNCC, worked with Bob Moses, to organize Freedom Summer in 1964. Continue Reading…

ASU CASA will host fundraiser

“This is an opportunity to purchase unique holiday gift items right off the runway,” Maestas said. Continue Reading…

Final 2015 Lifeways Lecture will address immigration

The premise of Waddell’s lecture will be an analysis and comparison of immigration trends. Continue Reading…

Standing Strong: A Movement Not a Moment

Adams State students, faculty, and staff mark what makes them stand strong. Continue Reading…

Navajo Walkers bring awareness to Adams State

The Navajo Walkers are currently on a 1200 mile journey through the states of New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado visiting their four sacred mountains. Continue Reading…

Lifeways Lecture continues with Chicana Movement panel discussion

Lifeways of the San Luis Valley co-instructor Dennis Lopez will facilitate a conversation among a panel of local experts from around the San Luis Valley. Continue Reading…

Day of Dead Celebration attracts large appreciative crowd

“It is very important to celebrate as they do in Latin America,” Rayas Solís said. Continue Reading…

ASU Nielsen Library plans events celebrating Latino Americans

“We are currently seeking World War II veterans, or their immediate family members, to offer their insight in the discussions that will follow the screening on Veteran’s Day, November 11.” Continue Reading…

Madrigal participates in national academic quiz show

“I received a gigantic study guide, the Latino Studies Encyclopedia,” Madrigal said. Continue Reading…

Lifeways lecture will feature Martin Luther King Jr. sermon

King traveled the world giving speeches and meeting with influential people as a part of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in hopes of gaining equality. Continue Reading…

ASU Wellness Week begins November 2

The Adams State University Rex Fitness and Wellness Center will host a week-long series of events celebrating health and wellness. Continue Reading…

ASU CASA will host Navajo presentation

“They sacrificed and suffered so much so that we could live within these four sacred mountains..." Continue Reading…

2015 Spud Bowl Queen is Faleen Lobato

Each year, San Luis Valley schools are asked to nominate a senior as a candidate for Spud Bowl Queen. Continue Reading…

2015 cohort of Boettcher Teacher Residents welcomed

"We truly value our partnerships with the superintendents, principals, and teachers in the area school districts. Our collaboration will help fill teacher shortages." Continue Reading…

Adams State student appreciates internship experience

“The summer was amazing, so much fun,” Martinez said. Continue Reading…

ASU Faculty Lecture will examine use of southwestern plants

In the past few years, Duran has become interested in ethnobotany, the scientific study of the relationships between people and plants. Continue Reading…

Lifeways Lecture “Curandismo: Our Healing Hand, Our Healing Lands” is October 15

Vigil is a rural herbal practitioner who is familiar with natural healing methods that are traditional to the upper Rio Grande bioregion. Continue Reading…

Adams State will host Special Olympics Bowling Tournament

The Special Olympics athletes gear up for this tournament, training their hearts out, and nothing would be better than to show your support as they showcase their hard work. Continue Reading…

Adams State represents the rainbow

Adams State University students, faculty, staff and community members gathered for an ice cream social and a group “rainbow” photo in recognition of the Standing Strong Equality Project. Continue Reading…

Adams State University Student Support Services grant is renewed

The Adams State SSS proposal received a perfect score on the application. Continue Reading…

Adams State awarded $5.7 million in grants for Hispanic Serving Institutions

"We are very proud to receive these grants that recognize and further our work to educate and serve rural, minority, and low income students," said Adams State President Beverlee J. McClure. Continue Reading…

Inequality for All screening is scheduled for October 6

A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, Inequality for All features Robert Reich as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. Continue Reading…

Bessie Konishi will speak at the ASU Lifeways Lecture

Lifeways of the San Luis Valley celebrates the rich history and diversity of the San Luis Valley. Continue Reading…

Brazilian photographer to exhibit at Adams State University

It is in capturing people, snapping at the very moment of a glance, a gesture, an expression, that continues to spark his interest. Continue Reading…

ASU Theatre will host public forum on impact of religious exemption laws

“This is a hot-button issue. Across the nation, people are talking about what constitutes an act of religious freedom and when does that action become an act of discrimination..." Continue Reading…

Adams State project is Standing Strong for Equality

"...For nine days, this project marks the changes we’ve made as a campus, a community, state, and nation,” said Standing Strong creator Dr. John H. Taylor, professor of theatre. Continue Reading…

Adams State CASA presents free traditional healing medicine workshop

Belinda Garcia will present at the workshops with special guest David Byron Young (Atekpatzin) on November 16. Continue Reading…