Month: January 2015

Paul Grohowski sworn in as new Adams State Chief of Police

At a swearing-in ceremony Friday, Adams State University welcomed to campus its new Chief of Police, Paul Grohowski. He comes to the San Luis Valley from Florida, but is a New York native and knows cold weather. "I think Adams State and I will fit well together, because I attained all my higher education as […]

A Valentine’s play, Stop Kiss opens February 10

Katie Mae Miller and Lauren Braun rehearse for Stop Kiss. A romance for Valentine’s Day, with a message – Stop Kiss, written by Diana Son and directed by Clarissa McNamara, opens at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Xperimental Theatre and runs nightly through February 14. "An unspoken love, Stop Kiss is a love […]

Sign up now STEM Saturdays

Photo by Kellicia MorseDr. Robert Astalos demonstrates the use of optics, in the spring 2014 STEM Saturday, Optics, Telescopes, and the Sky. Adams State University and Title V Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Saturdays continue to offer free interactive sessions open to the public. Registration is required for the sessions, designed with specific grade-level, […]

Improv Troupe and Counseling Service provide a comedic look at psychology

The Adams State University Counseling and Career Services and the Lost and Found Comedy Troupe teamed up to provide a comedic look at psychology throughout the centuries, and to tap into stereotypes of mental health. They present So How Does That Make You Feel?: The Evolution of Counseling at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in […]

ASU Archaeological Field School receives recognition

ASU alumna Cori Rich ’12 presents her paper, Identifying The Visible: A Look at How Economic Class and Ethnicity Influence Women’s Visibility Within a Household at the SHA annual conference. On January 9, during the 2015 Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington, the Adams State University Fort Massachusetts Archaeological Field School […]

DHE awards Adams State grant for Concurrent Enrollment Teaching Initiative

Teachers and, ultimately, students in rural Colorado will benefit from a Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) grant awarded to the Adams State University Foundation to support the Concurrent Enrollment Teaching Initiative. The $100,000 grant will cover tuition costs for qualified educators throughout the state who wish to become concurrent enrollment instructors, according to Dr. […]

ASU and TSJC Valley Campus will offer free tax filing service to hard-working families through the Tax Help Colorado Program

For the sixth year, Adams State University School of Business and Trinidad State Junior College Valley Campus are partnering with the Denver-based Piton Foundation to help hard-working families become more financially secure by providing free tax preparation assistance through the Tax Help Colorado program. Beginning January 28, IRS-certified Adams State and TSJC Valley Campus students […]

The District History Fair is January 31

The Adams State University Department of History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Political Science, and Spanish will host the District History Fair, part of the National History Day Competition, on Saturday, January 31. This year’s theme is "Leadership and Legacy in History." The students will compete in five categories: media, performance, papers, webpages, and projects. Winners will proceed […]

No injuries reported following gunshots heard on ASU campus

No injuries or damage were discovered in relation to an incident of gunshots heard at approximately 10 p.m., Thursday, January 15, near the Adams State University campus. "This was not an active shooter incident. Officers heard gunshots from outside," said Adams State Vice President of Student Affairs Ken Marquez. He added no suspects have yet […]

Adams State art faculty invited artists to exhibit

Watch What You Say, by Kathy Johnson Bowles Adams State University Art Department faculty each chose an artist they admire, respect, and connect with, to exhibit in the Faculty Invites show. The exhibit is on display in the Cloyde Snook Gallery from January 19 through February 12. An opening reception will be held from 4 […]