Month: June 2015

Adams State student lands prestigious internship

Article by Pauline Victoria Martinez Adams State University honor student Pauline Victoria Martinez was chosen for an internship in Washington D.C. at the National Science Foundation (NSF). The internship is collaboration between the NSF Summer Scholars Program and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program. It is a ten-week, very competitive, […]

Geology Field Camp attracts students from across the country

The unique geology of Colorado and New Mexico attracted 26 students from 11 universities across the nation to Adams State University’s four-week, intensive Geology Field Camp, which recently concluded in June. This was the eighth field camp coordinated by Adam State Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Rob Benson, who hopes to offer the […]

ASU joins Association of American Colleges and Universities

Adams State University recently became a member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), joining 16 other Colorado colleges and universities in AAC&U membership. As a member institution, Adams State will take advantage of publication discounts, member registration rates for meetings and institutes, and individual enrollment in the AAC&U Associates Program. The key […]

Mary Hoffman chosen as creative community fellow

Adams State University Community Partnerships’ Mary Hoffman was selected by the National Arts Strategies (NAS) as one of 50 change makers to build projects that will lead to stronger, healthier communities. NAS received nearly 200 applications from 34 states and 7 different countries. "We were amazed by the drive and passion of the applicants and […]

Derouin sworn-in with ASU Police

Adams State University Police Chief Paul Grohowski and Vice President of Student Affairs Ken Marquez swear-in Erika Derouin on Monday, June 15. "I am very excited to be a part of the team and help further the department," Deroiun said. Grohowski pins the badge on Derouin. Derouin has been a police officer for 15 years, […]

Adams State mourns fatality on Mount Rainier

Adams State University is saddened by the death this past weekend of alumnus Kyle Bufis, who passed away in a mountaineering incident on Washington’s Mount Rainier, according to Ken Marquez, Adams State vice president for Student Affairs. Bufis, age 25, earned a B.S. in earth sciences at Adams State in 2013 and was among the […]

National education expert addresses Adams State Boettcher Teacher Residents

"Real teaching is interactive and reciprocal," said nationally recognized education expert, Dr. Pedro Noguera. He gave the keynote luncheon address at a symposium presented May 28-29 by Adams State University’s Boettcher Teacher Residency Program. Symposium participants included the second cohort of graduate students in the BTRP, as well as their mentor teachers and area school […]

Learning Tree Project provides free trees to ASU Community Partnerships

Colorado State Forest Service tree with self-contained watering system. The Colorado State Forest Service’s Project Learning Tree collaboration recently provided free trees to Adams State University’s Community Partnerships. Project Learning Tree advances environmental literacy and promotes stewardship through excellence in environmental education, professional development, and curriculum resources that use trees and forests as windows on […]