Month: May 2016

Adams State hosts Ortega Middle School students

Zeke Rangel studies Native American pottery in the Luther Bean Museum. Ortega Middle School eighth grade students participated in Adams State University Exploration Day, on May 25. Curtis Garcia, visiting professor of Teacher Education, organized the event, with assistance from Elaine Wenta, administrative assistant for Teacher Education. Eighty middle school students divided into groups and […]

The Power of the Hispanic Voice: Dolores Huerta talks with ASU about rural issues

Article by Victoria Martinez This is the first year the Cultural Awareness and Student Achievement (CASA) The wonder of technology brought Dolores Huerta to Adams State University via Skype. This power-house of a woman shared her knowledge, experience, ideas, and encouragement with students, staff, faculty, and San Luis Valley residents. Dr. Dolores Huerta was essentially […]

Adams State hosts Gov. Hickenlooper in bill signing

Witnessed by a number of San Luis Valley veterans, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law HB 16-144 on the campus of Adams State University, May 27. The bill exempts from state property tax those veterans of the U.S. armed forces with a one-hundred percent, permanent disability, as determined by the Federal Department of Veterans […]

ASU Alumni Relations Alaskan Cruise Kick-Off is June 4

Adams State University Alumni Relations will host a 2017 Alaskan Cruise Kick-Off reception at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, in the Richardson Hall Board Room, located on the third floor. The reception will be an opportunity for those interested in the cruise, or who have already booked their ticket on the 2017 Adams State Alumni […]

Luther Bean Museum completes photography display

Take a look back at San Luis Valley farming and ranching in the early 20th century. The Adams State University Luther Bean Museum recently opened a new display of photographs documenting work in the fields. During the spring 2016 semester, art major Molly O’Connor helped catalog and sleeve the Carl Johnson Collection of San Luis […]

Singapore to San Luis Valley

Online student completes final year on campus From the tropical, densely populated island of Singapore to the rural, high mountain desert of southern Colorado, Stacey Faith Shepherdson bravely chose to spread her wings and physically attend Adams State University, after beginning her degree through online courses. "I chose to finish my final year on campus […]

Colorado Governor to sign bill on Adams State campus

Adams State University is pleased to host Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper as he signs House Bill 16-1444 into law on the Adams State University campus at 9:45 a.m. Friday, May 27, in front of Richardson Hall. House Bill 16-1444 Definition Qualifying Disabled Veteran Prop Tax, relates to a property tax exemption for such individuals who […]

Adams State will host the Mt. Blanca Summer Music Conservatory

Mt. Blanca Summer Music Conservatory will hold a workshop on the Adams State University campus July 4 through July 10. The Mount Blanca Summer Music Conservatory helps students of all ages and abilities to achieve their musical goals and nurture their passion for music. This program provides its students and the community with exposure to […]

Counselor Education student receives military scholarship from the NBCC Foundation

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC), recently awarded a $5,000 2016 NBCC Foundation military scholarship to Stephanie Trotti, of Kailua, Hawaii. The military scholarship is awarded to service members, veterans and their spouses who are pursuing a counseling education and commit to serving fellow military personnel, veterans […]

Adams State offers special courses in photography

Photo by Claire van der Plas, Art Department Chair Take your photography to a whole new level with three special courses being offered this fall through the Adams State University Art Department and Extended Studies Department. Regarding the Landscape will be held for five weeks, from 6 p.m. until 7:15 p.m. on August 22 through […]