Month: August 2017

Adams State celebrates HSI Week

Darsella Vigil Adams State University has been a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) since 2000. In honor of Hispanic Serving Institution Week and National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Adams State Office of Title V will host workshops for campus and community members, on September 14 and September 15. The workshop presenters include Dr. Melissa Salazar and […]

ASU Community Partnerships closes its door

For over ten years, Adams State University’s Community Partnerships has served the San Luis Valley community through a variety of outreach and activities. The department will close its doors on August 31, 2017. ASU Community Partnerships began as a collaborative effort in 2005, through the vision of Dr. Richard Wueste, former Adams State president, and […]

Valley Community Chorus rehearsals begin September 12

Photo by Daniel Parsons The Valley Community Chorus, in conjunction with the SLV Symphony Orchestra, will perform Handel’s "Messiah" in the fall 2017 season. Although concert dates have not been finalized, the performance will occur in early December. The Community Chorus is open to all adults and high school students. No auditions are required. Rehearsals […]

Adams State welcomes new Chief of Police

Andrew McPherson was formally sworn in as Chief of Police for Adams State University at the university’s Board of Trustees meeting, August 24. He spent the previous six years as Chief of Police at Grayson College, a community college in North Texas, after also serving on the force as an officer. "The essence of law […]

Cleave Simpson and Kathy Rogers elected to head Adams State’s Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees for Adams State University elected new officers at its regular meeting on campus, August 25. Trustee Cleave Simpson was elected chair, and Trustee Kathy Rogers was reelected vice chair. The term of current chair Arnold Salazar concludes December 31. He passed the reigns of chairmanship to Simpson following the election. On […]

Adams State Trustees approve Financial Plan of Action

The Board of Trustees for Adams State University today authorized the university administration to formulate a contingency plan to right-size staff in the event on-campus enrollment continues to decline. The board approved a motion that authorizes "the administration of Adams State University to prepare a contingency plan to right-size the campus, in a manner which […]

Adams State’s Ph.D. program gains CACREP accreditation

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) recently granted accreditation to Adams State University’s online doctoral program in Counselor Education and Supervision. This makes Adams State one of only seven institutions in the nation to offer an online, CACREP accredited doctoral program. CACREP is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the […]

Guest artist recital is September 5

Dr. Jeffrey O’Flynn The Adams State University Department of Music presents a Guest Artist Recital with Dr. Jeffrey O’Flynn, clarinet, and Doug Smith, marimba and voice, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in Leon Memorial Hall. The concert will include works by Rufus Wainwright, John Mayer, Philip Rothman, Paul Harvey, and Libby Larsen. Clarinetist Jeffrey […]

President of AAC&U addressed Adams State faculty and staff

Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), conducted two days of workshops for Adams State University faculty and staff, August 17-18. Her presentations focused on Adams State’s role as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), as well as on its development of the Adams Pathways. The Adams Pathways Project is a […]