Month: June 2016

“Tip-A-Cop” at Chili’s to support Special Olympics

Members of local law enforcement agencies will take the notion of "Protect and Serve" to another level Sunday, July 10, during Colorado Chili’s restaurants’ Tip-A- Cop campaign to benefit Special Olympics. The event runs from noon until 8 p.m. at the Alamosa Chili’s Restaurant, Hwy 160. Events for area Special Olympians are frequently coordinated by […]

Henderson accepted into Merchant Marine Academy

John Carl "JC" Henderson was recently accepted into the Merchant Marine Academy. He majored in mathematics at Adams State University prior to applying. "I definitely feel like my skills in math and science were greatly enhanced and solidified at Adams State." The positive reputation of the science and mathematics programs, as well as outdoor adventures, […]

Reid fulfilled her dream of teaching at Adams State

Article by Linda Relyea By ten after 8 in the morning, Dr. Linda Reid has gone over half a dozen formulas and reviewed the study guide with her Adams State University business students. More than once she asked, "What time is the exam? Remember to come in early and read your study guide to prepare." […]

Adams State & Trinidad State announce new transfer agreements

Adams State University and Trinidad State Junior College (TSJC) announce four new transfer agreements for students who have earned an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), according to Margaret Doell, Adams State assistant vice president for Academic Affairs. Doell and Lynette Bates, vice president of Academic Affairs for TSJC, collaborated on the agreements, which will allow […]

Martinez and Meis were the bookends of the bookstore

Article by Linda Relyea Director of the Adams State Bookstore and Grizzly Den, Darrell Meis remembers favorite aspects of his career. They finish each other’s sentences, remember special moments over the course of 25 years and fondly reminisce about children, students, and other favorites. Darrell Meis and Loretta Martinez retired from the Adams State Bookstore […]

Help shape Alamosa’s future

The City of Alamosa invites campus members to participate in an interactive community workshop to help develop a comprehensive plan to guide the future development, design and appearance of the city. The workshop will be held tonight, June 28, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Alamosa Family Recreation Center, 2222 Old Sanford Rd. Refreshments will be […]

Newman takes final bow at Adams State

Dr. Paul Newman and Alex Adams ’16 work on building the set for Arcadia, Doc’s final Adams State production. Days turn into nights, which turn into weekends as a play is produced. From the first audition, to read through, blocking, dress rehearsal until the curtain rises on opening night – Dr. Paul S. “Doc” Newman […]

Ribbon cut on Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center at Adams State

With hands on the scissors to cut the ribbon on the Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center are (center, from left) John Salazar, Ken Salazar, Elliott Salazar, Adams State President McClure, and LeRoy Salazar. "This about our family, a celebration of our parents and grandparents," Ken Salazar said at the grand opening and ribbon cutting […]

Meter encourages sustainable agriculture practices

Kenneth A. Meter, Crossroads Resource Center president, based in Minneapolis, addressed over 75 people gathered in the Monte Vista Coop meeting room, on June 20. Through a USDA grant written by Adams State University, Meter conducted a local farm and food economy study for the six counties of the San Luis Valley. His presentation, Finding […]

Guaranteed Tuition highlights Adams State budget

Adams State University’s budget for fiscal year 2016-17 was approved by its Board of Trustees at a special meeting, June 22. The budget is based on Adams State’s new Guaranteed Tuition Program and no change in state funding. Total Colorado General Fund support remains at $14,076,359, a level set in 2008. The budget assumes enrollment […]