Month: April 2015

ASU honors many dedicated faculty and staff

Faculty Promotions Dr. Robert Astalos, professor of mathematics; Dr. Jared Beeton, professor of earth sciences; Dr. Zena Buser, professor of business; Dr. Stephanie Hilwig, professor of sociology; Dr. Beth Robison, professor of music; Dr. Claire van der Plas, associate professor of art; Dr. Benjamin Waddell, associate professor of sociology; Dr. Brandon Wilde, associate professor of […]

Final ASU Faculty Lecture is May 6

Photo by Julie Waechter. Dr. Anicia Alvarez recently received an Adams State University Presidential Teacher Award. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills are now more than ever necessary in order for the U.S. to compete in a global economy. The Adams State University next Faculty Lecture Persistence and Retention of Hispanic Students in STEM […]

Sustainability Practices course coming to ASU

With the help of visiting professor, Dr. Nick Parker, formerly of Texas Tech University, ASU Community Partnerships and SEED Park, International are bringing a new sustainability course offering to Adams State University this summer. This course will give students an overview of key environmental challenges facing communities, including businesses, today and provide potential solutions to […]

Adams State’s Model U.N. successful at international conference

Adams State University’s Model U.N. team includes (front, from left): Natalie Acurio, Laurel Heimstra, Dr. Mari Centeno, Azarel Madrigal; (back, from left): Stevon Cornish, Mark Mabry, Will Custer and Justin Chase. When Adams State University’s Model U.N. Team attends international conferences, they find people have seldom heard of ASU or Alamosa, Colorado. But their most […]

Amber Bray receives rural scholarship from the NBCC Foundation

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a $5,000 2015 NBCC Foundation rural scholarship to Amber Bray, of Montrose, Colorado. The rural scholarship is awarded to counseling students who commit to practicing in rural areas upon graduation. The mission of the NBCC Foundation is to leverage […]

Christopher O’Brien will speak at Nielsen Library

Author of "The Mysterious Valley," and many other works, Christopher O’Brien will speak at the final lecture in the Earth, Water, and Sky series. Sponsored by Adams State University Nielsen Library and the Adventure Program, the presentation begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, in the library on the second floor. The event is free […]

Adams State Pan American Day releases results

Sierra Grande High School student Cristal Cepeda and Monte Vista High School student Diego Lopez received scholarships to Adams State University, valued at $600, during the annual Pan American Days, hosted by El Parnaso, the Adams State Spanish Club, on April 23. Overall results include Sargent High School, first place; Monte Vista High School, second […]

Valley Community Chorus presents “A Celebration of Words in Music”

Photo by Kellicia Morse. The Valley Community Chorus concert, "A Celebration of Words in Music," begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 10, in the Sacred Heart Church, located in Alamosa, Colo. This concert pairs the words from religious texts, anonymous texts, and poetry from Robert Frost and Rudyard Kipling with music by Eric Whitacre, Paul […]

ASU hosts National Society of Leadership and Success Banquet

Forty-four Adams State University students were inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success Banquet on April 17, in McDaniel Hall. Catered by local restaurant, May Wa, the banquet room was filled with the inductees, their friends and family. NSLS graduates received a cord and inductees received a pin Keynote speaker Vice President for […]

Chassman will present a free workshop on animal assisted therapy

The Department of Counselor Education welcomes Dr. Linda Chassman PhD., LMFT, CAAP to Adams State University for a free, 6-hour workshop on Animal Assisted Therapy. Dr. Chassman is the co-founder and executive director of Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado, Animals Assisted Therapy. Chassman, a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 25 years of […]