Month: January 2018

Adams State launches Project SERVE

Adams State University is partnering with area school districts to be part of the solution to teacher shortages. With a $25,000 grant from the University of Northern Colorado Center for Rural Education, Adams State has launched Project SERVE – Supporting Early Recruitment and Retention of Valley Educators. The project is funded by the Elementary and […]

The 2018 District History Fair winners announced

Photo by Daniel Parsons Braxton Getz, Sangre d Cristo Junior High School, took first place in Junior Individual Exhibits. Middle and high school students competed in the annual District History Fair, part of the National History Day Competition, on Saturday, January 27. Hosted by the Adams State University Department of History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Political Science, […]

Lunar eclipse is January 31

Photo courtesy of The Adams State University Zacheis Planetarium Director Dr. Robert Astalos, professor of physics, encourages the campus and community to view the full lunar eclipse on January 31. The full moon on January 31 is the second of the month, the first being January 1. A second full moon in one calendar […]

Valley Community Chorus rehearsals begin February 13

Photo by Daniel Parsons The Valley Community Chorus is pleased to announce the spring 2018 program will feature choral music from the African-American Experience. The concerts will be held on May 4, in Creede, Colo., and May 6, at the Sacred Heart Church in Alamosa. The Community Chorus is open to all adults and high […]

Adams State Chamber Choir will perform at Broadmoor

The Adams State University Chamber Choir will perform at the Colorado Music Educators Association Conference in Colorado Springs on January 25, at the Broadmoor. According to Dr. Beth Robison, choir director and Adams State Music Department chair, the conference brings in hundreds of music educators, K-12, collegiate, community, and professional, from around the state and […]

Adams State nursing graduates’ pass rate on NCLEX increases

The Adams State Nursing Department welcomed their ninth cohort in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. Pictured, the new recruits participate in an ice breaker during orientation on January 11. The Adams State University Nursing Department continues to achieve goals and graduate well-prepared nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Jessica Goebel […]

ASU professor’s research named one of top 100 science stories

Adams State University professor of physical geography Jared Beeton contributed to a study that was named one of the 2017 Top 100 Science Stories from across the globe by Discover Magazine in its January/February 2018 issue. Beeton is one of eleven scientists who conducted research on the Cerutti Mastodon site in San Diego. That study […]

ASU chapter of American Chemical Society wins award

The Adams State student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) received an Honorable Mention award for its activities during the 2016-17 academic year. Of more than 400 applicants for the awards, 52 were named Outstanding; 114, Commendable; and 139, Honorable Mention. The award winning chapters will be honored at the 255th ACS National Meeting. […]

Reach your 2018 fitness goals

Photo by Daniel Parsons Let 2018 be the year you reach your fitness goals. The Adams State University Human Performance and Physical Education (HPPE) Department continues to offer the community a variety of affordable fitness tests. Testing will be located in the Human Performance Lab room 106, located in the East Campus Building. Dr. Tracey […]

Adams State hosts valley teachers for professional development

Seventy-five teachers from across the San Luis Valley participated in a Professional Learning Community workshop held January 19 at Adams State University. The teachers earned one-half graduate credit from Adams State for the workshop, which was presented by the SLV BOCES. Topics covered included news of and activities for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics); […]