Month: December 2017

Migrant Education Program appreciates all sponsors

Santa welcomes children at the Southwest Region Migrant Education Program Santa’s Workshop and Open House on December 15. This year, the Southwest Region Migrant Education Program (MEP) provided gifts to nearly 100 migrant families through its Adopt-A-Family holiday initiative. "We are so appreciative of all the sponsors who helped make this event a success," said […]

Students create interactive robotic display in Porter Hall

Sliding back the glass from the Porter Hall display case, Jennifer Weeks, second from left, instructs the humanoid robot to dance. After telling the audience "they will be impressed," the robot begins a series of smooth moves, much to the delight of Weeks and fellow Adams State University students Robert Copley, and Kahlee Alexander, along […]

Donna Griego appointed to Adams State Trustees

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has appointed Alamosa resident Donna Griego to the Board of Trustees for Adams State University. She will fill the seat held by Arnold Salazar, whose term expires December 31. Griego was appointed to a three-year term expiring on December 31, 2021. Reappointed to the board for three-year terms expiring December 31, […]

Valverde named ASU Inclusive Excellence Liaison

Dr. Matthew Valverde was recently named Inclusive Excellence Liaison for Adams State University. In this role, he will lead new and continuing programs that build on current initiatives of the ASU Community of Inclusion, Equity, Leadership, and Opportunity (CIELO). His focus will be to address issues of diversity and inclusion that cut across organizational and […]

Adams State commencement spotlights first generation graduates

Like 43 percent of the graduates at Adams State University’s fall commencement ceremony, both of the day’s speakers were the first in their families to attend college. Both drew parallels from their experiences to share a message with the graduates. The university awarded 219 undergraduate degrees at the December 16 ceremony. Student speaker Taylor Trujillo, […]

Math teacher Dale Adamson solves student engagement equation, earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award

STEM boosting teacher brings real-world math to Miami-Dade’s McMillan Middle School Article by Lynne RussoMilken Educator AwardsMilken Family Foundation Photo courtesy Milken Family Foundation It didn’t take long for Adams State University alumnus Dale Adamson to gain recognition in his chosen career. This morning, during a surprise student assembly at Howard D. McMillan Middle School, […]

Adams State Trustees recognize Arnold Salazar

Arnold Salazar was honored by the Board of Trustees of Adams State University upon the conclusion of his service as a trustee and board chair. He was first appointed to the board in 2010; his current term expires December 31. "I would like to express my appreciation of Trustee Salazar for the passion, commitment and […]

Taylor Trujillo to give message on behalf of ASU Class of 2017

The Message from the Class of 2017 will be given at Adams State University’s fall commencement ceremony by Taylor Trujillo, of Del Norte, Colo. She and her younger sister, Lauren Trujillo, will both receive a bachelor of arts in theatre and are graduating summa cum laude – with highest honors. They are also both first […]