Month: October 2015

ASU Choir Concert recognizes anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination

The Adams State University Chamber and Concert Choirs will perform a special concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the Sacred Heart Church, located in Alamosa, Colo. The concert will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. This performance will include 1865 for chorus and trumpet, based on the words […]

Fill the Truck Food Drive begins November 2

Adams State University United Campus Ministry will sponsor a "Fill the Truck" food drive from November 2 until November 6, in connection with Wellness Week, and challenges the community to help. A vintage truck will be parked on the ASU campus, at the turn-off on First Street, near the Ole Mose sculpture. Please share with […]

Reauthorize and reinvigorate Higher Education Act on its 50th anniversary

Opinion by Dr. Beverlee J. McClure, President, Adams State University November 8, 2015, marks the 50th anniversary of the Higher Education Act, a tangible demonstration of the United States’ dedication to making higher education available to anyone willing to work hard in order to be successful. Today, issues of access to and affordability of higher […]

Still time to enter the Adams State Chile Cook-Off and Craft Fair

Photo by James Trujillo, pictured the 2014 jalapeno eating contest required a strong stomach and determination. The Cook-Off on November 7 will include a jalapeno eating contest for adults. Enter your favorite chile recipe in the Adams State University Classified Employees Council Chile Cook-Off. This year the cook-off is held in conjunction with the annual […]

Astounding Approximations spaces available

There is still time to register for the free Adams State University Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Saturday, "Astounding Approximations," by Dr. Meredith Anderson, assistant professor of mathematics. The Astonishing Approximations STEM Saturday session will be a hands-on discussion of huge numbers and infinity. Students will do fun activities where they will figure out […]

Madrigal participates in national academic quiz show

Article by Maya Ramirez ’16 Raising awareness of Hispanic history and culture, Adams State University Azarel Madrigal participated in the Hispanic College Quiz 2015 in Chicago this past July. A senior political science and history major, Madrigal said her favorite part of the experience was "competing." The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and […]

Cuba is subject of next ASU Faculty Lecture

On a recent trip to Cuba, Adams State students help out in the fields. Throughout history humans have been drawn to the forbidden. In part, this helps explain widespread fascination with Cuba, where U.S. citizens have been prohibited from traveling to for nearly six decades. Adams State University Dr. Benjamin Waddell, associate professor of sociology, […]

Lifeways lecture will feature Martin Luther King Jr. sermon

The Adams State University Lifeways of the San Luis Valley next public presentation will feature a historical perspective of Martin Luther King Jr.’s role in the Civil Rights Movement through one of his famous sermons, Why I Am Opposed to the Vietnam War. The presentation begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in McDaniel Hall […]

El Pomar will receive the ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Award

Article by Linda Relyea Mari Tanabe, program associate, Cathy Robbins, senior vice president, and Hannah Staller, program associate, stand before the sculpture of Spencer Penrose, who established El Pomar Foundation, along with his wife, Julie, in 1937. Throughout the health care industry, the demand for nurses continues to rise, especially in isolated rural communities like […]

Adams State Haunted House will attract screams

Adams State University presents Alamosa’s scariest haunted attraction, designed to the fullest with blood curdling effects and scares! Navigate your way through heart pounding terror in the former nuclear bomb shelter, the Art Building. If you dare, enter from 8 p.m. until 12 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31. Tickets are $5 for […]