Month: September 2016

ASU will host Brass Quintet Recital

The Adams State University Department of Music is pleased to present the Session Brass in concert at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in Leon Memorial Hall. This concert is open to the public. All proceeds go to the Adams State Chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). The recital will feature works by […]

Open mic will honor Phil Ray Jack

The Adams State University English Department will host In Memoriam: An Open-Mic Reading in Honor of Phil Ray Jack (1957-2016), instructor of English. The event begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Milagros Coffee House, located at 529 Main St. in Alamosa. According to Dr. David MacWilliams, Jack is remembered as a teacher, poet, […]

The student becomes the teacher who continues to inspire

Article by Linda Relyea Photo courtesy of John Schall at Los Medanos College In the ten years since graduating from the Adams State University Theatre Department, Nicholaus “Nick” Garcia ’06 has acted, directed and designed sets, but his most rewarding work has been teaching. Currently he is professor and department chair at Los Medanos College […]

Adams State will host author and speaker Daniel Lehman

The Adams State University English Department Distinguished Lecturer Series presents "Literary Journalism and Its Social History: What’s Still Important About the Form?" with Dr. Daniel Lehman at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10 in McDaniel Hall room 101. The event is free and open to the public. Lehman is co-founder and co-editor of River Teeth: A […]

Yeats will suggest how to challenge the status quo

Dr. Jeremy Yeats reaches audiences through his music with the Rippah Shreddahs. There are many ways to challenge the status quo through research. During the Adams State University Faculty Lecture, Dr. Jeremy Yeats, assistant professor of human performance and physical education, will present examples with his talk Challenging the Status Quo Through Research at 7 […]

Mind Your Head opens October 11

Article by J.C. Maheu ’17 Photo by Shawn CooleyBrittany Pollard, Kaleb Burris, Meghan Kohler, J.C. Maheu, and Michael Ricci rehearse the dark comedy, The Fairy Garden. Change your fate, change your mind, change your relationship status. The Adams State University Theatre Department production Mind Your Head opens at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 and continues […]

ASU Lifeways presents a water panel discussion

Article by Andrea Benton-Maestas Photo courtesy of David Peasley "The Coming Storm – Rio Grande, Alamosa CO" ©2014 Water and its sustainability have always been subjects of contention for the San Luis Valley. The well-regarded panelists, Mr. Armando Valdez, Mr. Eugene Jacquez, and Mr. Michael Gibson will speak regarding their perspectives on water use […]

From the Andes to the Amazon

Adams State students and community members explored Peru Article by Linda Relyea Photos by Dr. Tim Armstrong Dr. Tim Armstrong led a group of 13 to Peru. Traveling a narrow “spaghetti” road from near sea level to cloud level, visiting ancient Incan cities, floating down a tributary of the Amazon, the Adams State University adventure […]

Zacheis Planetarium continues free movies in October

The Adams State University Zacheis Planetarium has released the free public showings schedule through October 2016. Thursdays, 7 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. Oct. 6: Fractal Explorations and Stars of the Pharaohs Oct. 13: Exploding Universe and Dawn of the Space Age Oct. 27: DARK/Seasonal Stargazing and Lamps of Atlantis Nov. 3: From Dream to Discovery […]

ASU student Salas takes first place in the Hispanic College Quiz Show

Raising awareness of Hispanic history and culture, Adams State University student Joshua Salas received first place in the Hispanic College Quiz 2016 in Nashville this past August. "It was a really fun experience," Salas said. "I am surprised I did so well." Dr. Nick Saenz, Adams State assistant professor of history, nominated Salas, who appreciated […]