Month: June 2017

Xcel Foundation grant expands Adams State services for veterans

Adams State University’s Veterans Center recently received a $10,000 grant from the Xcel Energy Foundation to expand the center’s services to support veteran student success and career exploration. Veterans in the surrounding communities, as well as on-campus veterans and their dependents, will benefit. "This grant will help us take veterans to the next phase of […]

No tuition increase at Adams State for 2017-18

Undergraduate students at Adams State University will not see a tuition increase next year, according to the budget for fiscal year 2017-18 approved by the university’s Board of Trustees June 22. Most fees were also held at last year’s rates, with the exception of the capital fee to support campus improvements. Housing rates remain unchanged, […]

Adams State Upward Bound awarded new grant

Adams State University’s Upward Bound program was recently awarded a five-year grant of $2,388,246 to continue its service to San Luis Valley high school students, according to Upward Bound Director Angelica Valdez. One of the federal TRiO programs, it serves 114 students at seven area schools: Alamosa, Antonito, Centauri, Centennial, Center, Del Norte, and Monte […]

Lyell looks back on impressive career

Dr. Ed Lyell, emeritus professor of business, said his life has been full of adventures of heart, mind, sports, and travel. He was the first in his family to finish elementary school. Since his parents only had second and fourth grade educations, he taught them to read, write, and do math when he took his […]

Adams State Migrant Education Program presents STEM Academy

Twenty-three high school students from across Colorado are becoming immersed in the sciences the week of June 12 as part of the Migrant Education Program’s STEM Academy at Adams State University. Now in its third year, the week-long academy introduces students to education and career opportunities for STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). With instruction by […]

Community open studio class offered this fall

Relieve tension and stress while creating art. The Adams State University Art Department will offer a community open studio in the fall 2017 semester. This ceramics course is open to intermediate and advanced students/community members who desire independent, self-guided working time and access to equipment in the ceramic studio. This course is open to anyone […]

Adams State alumna acts locally with fresh restaurant concept

Window signage at Locavores touts "local farms, fresh veggies, craft sauces," and "real meat." "Real" is the operative concept at this new fast-casual restaurant in Alamosa, Colo. It features food sourced from within a 200-mile radius of Alamosa in southern Colorado’s San Luis Valley, an agricultural region known for potato production. The restaurant doesn’t even […]

Olivas considers museum internship a wonderful journey

Matthew Barbour shares information on the Adams State Luther Bean Museum Native American collection with Lucie Olivas and Tawney Becker. The Adams State University Luther Bean Museum and Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center continue to improve, thanks in large part to the generous donation from the Emma and Henry Salazar family in 2016. Their […]