Month: May 2018

Dr. Edward Crowther named ASU Emeritus Professor of History

Dr. Edward Crowther has been a presence on the Adams State campus for 30 years. In addition to the classroom, he could be found on the football field as a volunteer assistant coach and in the board room as president of the Faculty Senate, a post he was elected to four times. Crowther’s booming voice […]

Kastors are keynotes for Olympic Reunion at Adams State University

Photo courtesy of Three-time Olympian and bronze medalist Deena Kastor and husband, Andrew Kastor, coaching director for the L.A. Marathon and Los Angeles Road Runners, will share their inspiration as the keynote speakers for the 50-Year Reunion of 1968 Olympic Marathon Trials held in Alamosa, Colo. Their address will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, […]

Adams State hires Vilá as VPAA

Adams State University has hired Joaquin Vilá, Ph.D., as its Vice President for Academic Affairs, ASU Interim President Matt Nehring announced Wednesday. Vilá will join Adams State on July 1. He currently serves as dean of the College of Education at Northern New Mexico College in Española, N.M. "I am very pleased to announce that […]

Adams State University makes history with first Ph.D. degrees

Adams State awarded its first Ph.D.s on Saturday, May 12, in Plachy Hall. Pictured, left to right, standing, Lisa Runck, Vasti Holstun, Mark Vander Ley, Rebecca Caple, Richard Audsley and Gregg Elliott; sitting Elizabeth Wiggins and Ashley Pechek. "First things happen only once," said Dr. Ira Richardson upon awarding Adams State’s first degree in August […]

ASU Music 4 Kids sparks love of music

Article by Linda Relyea Photo by Linda RelyeaElementary students warm-up by moving to music during tMusic 4 Kids. Gathered in a circle, young students smile as they skip, snap, and tap to the beat. The Adams State University Music Department offered an opportunity for elementary students, in second and third grades, to be immersed in […]

ASU invites applications for master’s degree in higher education leadership

Adams State University’s Master of Arts degree program in Higher Education Administration and Leadership invites applications for a new cohort beginning in fall 2018. The program is now under the umbrella of the Department of Counselor Education and Higher Education. Initiated in 2010, HEAL is designed for people who work in minority serving institutions. "As […]

Adams State business student earns CPA award

Adams State University business student Kendra Riehl was presented the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Gold Key Award, which goes to the graduating accounting student with the highest GPA. She will receive her B.S. in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and minor in taxation at ASU’s commencement ceremony, May 12. She’ll spend […]

Adams State PBL students bring home the awards

Abbey Stagner, Araceli Portillo, Kalisha Johnson, Janet Najar, Marisa Morado, Heather Shoats, Tayleur Hillis, and Alysia Martinez brought home 23 awards from the state competition. Adams State University Phi Beta Lambda members competed in the State Leadership Conference last weekend in Denver. Chapter members were awarded a total of 23 awards in objective test and […]

ASU receives second positive recommendation to remove probation status

Adams State University has received a second strong recommendation that the sanction of probation be removed by the Higher Learning Commission when it meets in June to review Adams State’s case. ASU Interim President Matt Nehring alerted the campus to the positive news Thursday after the university received the recommendation from the Institutional Actions Council […]

Research at undergraduate level launches students into chosen fields

Article by Linda Relyea Photo by Dr. Adam KleinschmitWyanet Bresnitz measures the zones of inhibition of the various antibiotics. The bacterial colonies isolated were transferred onto Mueller-Hinton Agar plates and small disks containing select antibiotics were spatially distributed on the surface of each plate. After incubation, there would be void circles around the antibiotic disks […]