University Celebration

Great Stories Celebration looks forward

The recent Great Stories Celebration of Adams State's becoming a university culminated Aug. 24 in a fireworks display that thrilled the approximately 2,500 people from all segments of the community wh Continue Reading…

The time for "University" has come

August 7, 2012, marks the change of Adams State College to Adams State University. It's going to take practice, but I like the sound of that. Continue Reading…

Adams State Celebrates Great Stories

Los Lobos performs in concert during the Adams State University Great Stories Celebration. Continue Reading…

Adams State becomes a University

A crowd of over 300 gathered under calm blue skies to witness Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper sign the law designating Adams State University, May 19. Continue Reading…

Adams State students celebrate change to university

“I love the change,” she said. “Our academic programs, especially graduate programs, are of university quality, and Adams State’s name should match that quality.” Continue Reading…

Governor Hickenlooper to sign Adams State University bill May 19

All campus and community members are invited to celebrate the signing into law of Adams State University, May 19. A signing ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. on the south patio of McDaniel Hall. Continue Reading…

State Legislature approves Adams State University

Adams State is awaiting the Governor's signature on a law officially changing the college to a university. House Bill 12-1080 successfully passed out of the Colorado Senate today. Continue Reading…

ASC one step closer to "University"

Adams State College to University, was referred today to the Colorado House of Representatives by its Education Committee. If approved, the measure will go to the Colorado Senate for a vote. Continue Reading…

FAQ - University Name Change

Adams State is already operating on the level of a university, and our name should reflect that role. The university name will more accurately reflect the range and quality of our programs. Continue Reading…

A new year, a new "U"

As we enter a new year, it is fitting that the Colorado legislature will soon consider a bill proposing a new name for Adams State College: Adams State University. Continue Reading…

University status is natural progression for Adams State

For more than two years, Adams State has been contemplating changing its name to Adams State University. At the start of this academic year, our Board of Trustees set the debate to rest Continue Reading…

Adams State seeks university moniker

The Board of Trustees for Adams State College voted 8-1 at its Aug. 26 meeting to initiate the process of changing the institution's name to Adams State University. Continue Reading…