Month: August 2016

Crain Scholarship supports future nurses at Adams State

Dr. William "Bill" and Eleanor "Ellie" Crain recently established a scholarship for Adams State nursing students who are juniors or seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Residents of Pueblo, Colo., the Crains are both Adams State graduates: Bill earned two degrees, in 1960 and 1962, while Ellie earned a master’s in 1982. A registered […]

Valley Community Chorus rehearsals begin September 20

The Valley Community Chorus is open to new members for fall 2016. This semester’s holiday theme will be "Winter’s Night." The schedule will expand this season. The chorus will perform two concerts: 7 p.m. December 9 in Del Norte and 2 p.m. December 11 in Alamosa. Valley Community Chorus is available to all adults in […]

Adams State celebrates HSI Week

Since 2000, Adams State University has been designated a Hispanic Serving Institution. This year, a week of events, from September 12 through September 16, will celebrate this distinction with a variety of speakers and activities. According to Maria McMath, Title V grant activity director, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) encourages all HSI […]

Reid receives recognition for outstanding teaching

Dr. Linda Reid’s,professor of business, open door policy and positive energy in the classroom contributed to her receiving the Mountain-Plains Business Education Association (M-PBEA) 2016 Collegiate Teacher of the Year. The M-PBEA Leadership Award recognizes individuals in the region who have made significant contributions to business education. Recipients of this award have provided countless hours […]

Adams State Trustees hear support of University mission

A standing-room only audience attended the Aug. 25 meeting of the Adams State University Board of Trustees, which opened with public comments by 16 faculty, staff, and students. Some expressed support of the university’s mission and the campus-based Standing Strong Movement that fosters inclusive excellence. Many of the comments highlighted campus programs designed to further […]

Zacheis Planetarium has new movies

The Adams State University Zacheis Planetarium recently acquired new movies and will include them in the free public showings through the fall 2016 semester. Thursdays, 7 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.: Sept. 1: Lucy’s Cradle and Bella Gaia Sept. 8: Experience the Aurora and The First Stargazers Sept. 15: Cleopatra’s Universe and Escher’s Universe Sept. 22: […]

“The View From Here” to open in the Cloyde Snook Gallery

The Adams State University Cloyde Snook Gallery begins the fall 2016 semester with an exhibit by art faculty. "The View From Here" opens August 29 and continues through September 22. An opening reception is scheduled from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, September 1, in the Art Building. Faculty represented in the show includes Roger […]

Donations help ASU Music Dept. dance to a different drum

Internationally renowned percussionist Valerie Naranjo has not forgotten her Alamosa roots. On visits home, she shares her passion for music and percussion with Adams State students and performs as a guest artist. She recently donated a West African gyil to the ASU Music Department. In addition, the department will benefit from an  anonymous donor’s creation […]

Fall semester begins with New Student Orientation at Adams State

"I liked it already, my first day here," said Brian Brown II, a freshman from San Diego, who was welcomed to Adams State University during New Student Orientation, Aug. 19. He is majoring in exercise science and will play second-base on the Grizzly baseball team. His parents, Brian and Gorya Brown, accompanied him to Alamosa […]