Campus Announcements

Only 5 seats left in Women and Power class!

Women and Power: Gender, Business, and Leadership, BUS 379 for Fall 2015 semester is nearly full. Enroll now, so you do not miss your opportunity to become part of a unique class!


HEY YOU! I bet you saw a lot of bags everywhere in the S.U.B and McDaniel Hall. Grizzly Daze is this week, grab yourself a bag its free! :)
#2Kool4Skool #GrizzlyDaze #GAB

A Defense of Christianity Rescheduled!

Due to the many campus events already taking place this Friday the 24th, A Defense of Christianity has been moved to the following Friday. The event will still take place at 7:00 pm in Carson auditorium and will be free to the campus and the public. Feel free to attend!

Master’s Thesis Defense

Eric Birch will be defending his thesis (The Effect of Varying Postactivation Potentiation Intensities on Vertical Jump Performance) for the MS Exercise Science degree on Wednesday, April 22nd in Room 101 at East Campus.



ASU Pride will be having a meeting this Thursday, April 23rd at 3:00pm in the Student Life Center to discuss what the group would like to do for the fall. We welcome anyone who would like to come and join us, or even give us some ideas.

Poster Design Contest

The Common Reading Experience (CRE) Committee needs your creative skills.

The CRE is conducting a contest for promotional poster and promotional materials that best represent the theme of Shape Your Future and any major themes covered in the 2015-2016 CRE book selection:

Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future (2011) by Robert B. Reich.

More information about the book can be found here:

The committee is interested in two different designs

Category 1. Poster
The winner poster design will be used for individual events as well as a calendar for each of the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters. The poster design should be turned in as 11” x 17” .pdf file with a 300 dpi resolution.

You can see previous designs here:

Category 2. Promotional Materials
This category is an open category for promotional materials. The committee will consider bookmarks, magnets, cover for the common reader, keychain and/or other promotional materials. The winner design will be adapted to the promotional materials for the year. Designers must submit at least two possible promotional materials for their designs.

• The CRE Committee will select the winners.
• The winner designers will work closely with the CRE committee to create a cohesive campaign for the 2015-2016 Common Reading Experience.
• The students are allowed and encouraged to submit for both categories.
• Each of the winner designers will receive a $100 award
• Any ASU student is eligible to enter the contest.
• All entries should be submitted by May 15, 2015 via email to
• All entries must follow the specified requirements.
• Any further questions should be directed to Professor O. Gustavo Plascencia at

AS&F Executive Board Positions

There is a Secretary, VP of Finance, & Chief Justice position available for the 2015-2016 Executive Board. If you are interested please submit a short cover letter, on why you want the position, and resume to by May 1st.

3 on 3 Tournament!!

May 2nd is the 5th Annual Grizzly 3on3 Slam N Jam Fest. Visit for more information. Registration has begun!!


Monday in the SUB solarium enjoy the kick off to Grizzly Daze 2015 and visit the nerd booth!
GAB joyfully invites you to partake in the nerd booth accompanied by props and fun, from 10 am- 2pm!

Talk on the Ecology & Management of Bats in the SLV: Nielsen Library, Thurs, April 23, 6pm

The Earth, Water, and Sky series of “Conversations on the Great Outdoors – San Luis Valley and Beyond” continues on Thursday, April 23, 6:00pm on the second floor of the Nielsen Library.

Randy Ghormley, Wildlife Program Manager for the U.S. Forest Service, Rio Grande National Forest, will share information about the status of bat habitat in the San Luis Valley. He’s also able to discuss a wide range of other regional wildlife and forest-related topics, so bring your questions. Randy recently had the opportunity to assist with placing a GPS collar on a lynx as part of a new collaborative study on how the species is using the forest.

Earth, Water, and Sky is a casual lecture series co-sponsored by the Nielsen Library and the Adams State Adventure Program. Hope to see you there! Light refreshments will be served.

Marat/Sade Tickets on Sale Monday

Total, immersive theatre – the Adams State University production, Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss, directed by Jenna Neilsen, Associate Professor of Theatre, opens at 7:30 p.m. May 1 and runs May 2, 3, 7, 8 and 9, in the Xperimental Theatre. There will be a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. May 10. Tickets go on sale Monday, April 20. In the intimate Xperimental Theatre, there are only 107 seats per performance.

The shows run time is approximately two hours. To reserve tickets for Marat/Sade, call 719-587-8499. Recommended for mature audiences only.

Attention Faculty and ASU staff!!

If you need to rent graduation regalia please contact the Bookstore by April 21st!!!

AS&F Election Results

AS&F election results are now available on the AS&F blog. Congratulations to all of our winners!

Love crime shows? Need a science credit?

If you love crime dramas and need a fun science class this summer, you should consider taking CHEM 103 Introduction to Forensic Chemistry this May/June. We will be learning how to do fingerprint developing, analyze drugs and blood, examine soil, fibers, and glass left at a crime scene, and burn and test some common types of gunpowder and explosives. We will also solve a “crime” during the 4 week course. If you have any questions or don’t meet the math prerequisites but still want to take the course, please contact Renee Beeton at

Position Openings @ GTLC!

The Grizzly Testing and Learning Center is looking for motivated students to fill a fall student employment position. There are currently two positions available for approximately 18 hours per week with starting pay at $8.50 with hours (between 8 am and 5 pm) depending on student availability. Students must be full-time, on-campus students with at least two semesters at ASU remaining; work study funding is not required but preferred.

If interested, please stop by to pick up an application at the Grizzly Testing and Learning Center, 2nd floor Nielsen Library. Applications will be accepted until May 1st by 5 pm.