Month: July 2015

The Adams State fall semester is fast-approaching

Adams State University fall semester classes begin August 24, 2015. Housing and financial aid are still available. Adams State welcomes adults and transfer students, who bring a wealth of new experiences and diverse backgrounds to the campus. Part-time and full-time study is available. Just graduated from high school and not sure what direction to take? […]


By Linda Garris Christian, Adams State University retired professor of teacher education I have always liked ASU’s “tag line” – Great Stories Begin Here. While my “great story” did not begin at ASU, being here has certainly enhanced it. I thought it would be a good idea to reflect on how my experiences here have […]

Adams State & Boettcher Teacher Residency Program launch new master’s degree

PEBC’s Boettcher Teacher Residency (BTR) is launching the Adaptive Leadership Master’s Degree, in cooperation with the Adams State Department of Teacher Education. Teachers can earn this master’s degree while they continue to teach in the classroom. The program is seeking active classroom teachers and instructional coaches for its inaugural cohorts in the areas of Metro […]

An inspiration to future teachers, poetry lovers and mustang riders

Dr. Carol Guerrero-Murphy retires from Adams State Article by Linda Relyea Whether approaching students, her mustang, or preparing to read her poetry to an audience, Dr. Carol Guerrero-Murphy uses the same calm, gentle manner that puts her intended audience at ease and receptive to her message. Watching her communicate with Lucky, her mustang horse, observing […]

Adams State Archaeology Field School wrapping up season at Ft. Massachusetts

"There’s a lot we don’t know about U.S. military history in the mid-19th century, but the evidence is in the ground at Ft. Massachusetts," said Dr. Richard Goddard, Adams State University professor of history and archaeology. His annual Field School, now in its fifth year at Ft. Massachusetts, will conclude the 2015 excavation season this […]

Adams State PD demonstrates the spirit of community policing

A local family benefited from the true spirit of community policing July 16, when they received an impromptu donation from members of the Adams State University Police Department. "This was amazing – a real blessing," said Amber McDaniel. While she was at SLV Health with a niece who was in labor, her younger children were […]

Renovated Luther Bean Museum to reopen this fall

Stephen Quiller, former Adams State University professor of art and world-renowned artist residing in Creede, Colo., selects an artwork for placement in the Luther Bean Museum south gallery. A collection of Quiller’s watercolors and prints was donated by Charles and Nancy Wallick in 1999. This collection along with a couple of works donated by Quiller […]

“Premio Hilos Culturales” Awards will honor folk artists

Each year, Hilos Culturales recognizes folk artists who have excelled in the decades-old music and dance traditions of the upper Río Grande region. Premio Hilos Culturales 2015 recipients will be awarded Life Time Achievement Awards at the Fandango Alamosa, which begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, in the Adams State University Student Union Building […]

Cops trade-in handcuffs for Chili’s Grill and Bar for the day

Local Law Enforcement will trade in their handcuffs and badges for aprons at Chili’s restaurants in Colorado as part of the organization’s Tip A Cop campaigns benefitting Special Olympics. Special Olympics athletes will partner will officers at each location to greet guests, showcase their medals and accept donations from patrons. The Adams State University Police […]

Adams State Patricia Robbins recognized for outstanding teaching

Adams State University Associate Professor of Business Dr. Pat Robbins recently received the Mountain-Plains Business Education Association (MPBEA) Collegiate Teacher of the Year Award. She accepted the award at the conference in Albuquerque earlier this summer. Dr. Don Moore, a long-time educator, past president of MPBEA, and executive board member of Colorado Business Educators (CBE) […]