Month: October 2017

ASU alumnus physician addresses Porter Scholars

Dr. Julian Maendel was the guest speaker at the Adams State University annual Porter Scholars Dinner, Oct. 23. Dr. Maendel recently joined the staff of SLV Health as a general surgeon. A 2007 graduate of Adams State, he was named the university’s Exceptional New Alumnus in 2014. He earned his M.D. at University of Colorado […]

Annual SLV Holiday Book Fair is November 11

The Second Annual SLV Holiday Book Fair: A Blizzard of Books will be held from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Adams State University Nielsen Library. Local authors including Peter Anderson, Eve Bauer, Richard Correa Sr., Holly Felmlee, Bill Hatcher, Sherry Janes, Mary Van Pelt, and Sandra Wagner will be present […]

ASU Choir Concert is November 3

Photo by Daniel Parsons The Adams State University Chamber and Concert Choirs will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at in the Sacred Heart Church. This program is part of the Music Department’s ETHOS: Exploring Equity through Music project, and is in preparation of Chamber Choir’s performance at the Colorado Music Educators Association conference […]

Adams State Theatre presents The Last Flapper

The Adams State University Theatre production The Last Flapper will feature Molly Bibeau. The one woman show, by William Luce based on the writing of Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, will have two performances: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, in the Xperimental Theatre. Bibeau chose the play […]

SLV Health to receive ASU Foundation’s Willis Fassett, Jr. Award

San Luis Valley Health’s long-standing support of Adams State University takes many forms, from helping to educate future nurses and providing internships to funding scholarships and providing medical services. SLV Health Chief Executive Officer Konnie Martin said, "Our contribution is a combination of financial support, service, and education. The value of our partnership activities is […]

Adams State Haunted House will attract screams

The Adams State University Art League presents The Terrifying Tales of Stephen King Haunted House from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27; and 6 p.m. until 12 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in the Art Building. The Haunted House entrance is located in the north entrance to the Art Department, located on 401 Richardson […]

Percussion Academy open to grades 9 through 12

The Adams State University Department of Music invites high school students in grades 9 through 12 to participate in a Percussion Academy. No experience is necessary. Students will be taught a variety of styles including steel pans, African hand drumming, Brazilian Samba, drum set, drum line, concert percussion, Central America and Zimbabwean marimba. All classes […]

USDA Grants $100,000 to New First Southwest Bank Center for Economic Opportunity at Adams State University

Adams State University’s new First Southwest Bank Center for Economic Opportunity will lead a collaborative community development program across the rural San Luis Valley in south-central Colorado. The new First Southwest Bank Center for Economic Opportunity at Adams State University will be opening its doors in January of 2018 and is focused on community based […]

Virginia and Al Wehe will receive the ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Individual Award

Article by Anne Branson The Adams State University Foundation has selected Virginia and Elwyn "Al" Wehe ’73 for the 2017 Willis Fassett Jr. Individual Award. Their son, David Wehe, will accept the award at the Annual Donor and Student Recognition Dinner on November 7. Al passed away on April 17, 2017. The Wehes and their […]

Adams State Music Alumna Victoria Ricci will perform October 26

The Adams State University Department of Music presents a Guest Rectial with Victoria Ricci, soprano, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 in Leon Memorial Recital Hall. She will perform works by Handel, Barber, De Falla, Menotti and Puccini. Ricci received her Bachelors of Arts in vocal performance at Adams State in 2015, and her master’s […]