Great Stories at Adams State

Adams State alumna acts locally with fresh restaurant concept

It features food sourced from within a 200-mile radius of Alamosa in southern Colorado's San Luis Valley, an agricultural region known for potato production. Continue Reading…

Olivas considers museum internship a wonderful journey

“This internship has been a blessed experience for me,” Olivas said. Continue Reading…

The story continues to be great for Stelter

“The foundation I got from Adams proved not only to be adequate but excellent..." Continue Reading…

Darren Rogers '92 joins elite group of Everest mountaineers

At 5:20 a.m., May 25, 2016, he became one of only 4,000 people to have reached the top of Mt. Everest. Each climbing season, between 900 and 1,200 people pass through Base Camp with high hopes. Continue Reading…

Adams State Phi Beta Lambda students travel to Texas

“It is always thrilling being in a room full of two-thousand students from all over our country, we all unite,” said Coleman, a junior business finance major. Continue Reading…

Kelley carries Grizzly pride and “grit” to law school

“I was blessed enough to have the highest cumulative score of all applicants, which is totally a product of my Adams State experience,” Kelley added. Continue Reading…

Adams State graduate finds passion in teaching

“As a teacher, you plant seeds of knowledge and with these seeds you create our future leaders, architects, scientists, lawyers, doctors, etcetera." Continue Reading…

Learn scaled rocks, ice and academics on road to graduation

If he had to sum up the adventure program Learn would say, “it is rad,” noting how the different parts of ASAP round out the experience. Continue Reading…

Jauregui develops mad skills in ASAP

“I feel like it has improved my educational skills as well as some of my leadership skills as well as just making me a better person overall.” Continue Reading…

ASAP was there for Heltenberg when she needed it most

“Now, I am closer to these people than I ever have been with anyone else.” Continue Reading…

Adams State biology program prepares Mullins for success

“I was able to handle and collar new born fawns.” Continue Reading…

Biology students spend the summer in career-related internships

“In the field of wildlife biology experience is a very important aspect when seeking a career.” Continue Reading…

CASA closes HSI Week with a bang

Her speech was followed by Bertha Garcia, the same amazing woman that stood at the mouth of the horno to deliver the hand-kneaded dough into the clay oven to bake. Continue Reading…

Moran appreciates all lessons learned with ASAP

“...working for ASAP, you’re working towards an adventure leadership role, so you’re kind of taking that role of a leader..." Continue Reading…

The student becomes the teacher who continues to inspire

“My favorite part of teaching is sharing what I love with future artists and investing in the future I want to have with them,” Garcia said. Continue Reading…

ASU student Salas takes first place in the Hispanic College Quiz Show

“I have a greater sense of pride for my heritage after this contest,” Salas said. Continue Reading…

Juan Francisco Cristobal

Music grad follows Maya heritage to UCLA

"I wanted to study the New World and find out more about my ancestors." Continue Reading…

Warm recollections of high school and college inspires scholarship

“I enjoyed studying and the classes and the professors were awesome. My time spent at Adams State was some of the happiest and most challenging of my life.” Continue Reading…

Crossing the Mighty Mississippi and racial and gender barriers

“I enjoy my colleagues and my students very much. Everyone is extremely student-centered.” Continue Reading…

Reid receives recognition for outstanding teaching

“I am proud to be teaching at a Hispanic Serving Institution with many first generation students. It is a privilege to teach these students.” Continue Reading…

Adams State named Top Adventure School

“What I really love is that ASAP is based on building ourselves to become better people.” Continue Reading…

Donation from ASU Athletics & Chili's helps nursing students take medical mission to Honduras

"...We cannot thank our generous community enough for all their help in getting us there." said Kristina Cook, nursing administrative assistant. Continue Reading…

Adams State helped Basagoitia reach the next level

“I had several choices about where I wanted to attend, however, I chose ASU because I had quite a few scholarships offered to me and I was also able to stay close to home,” Basagoitia said. Continue Reading…

Henderson accepted into Merchant Marine Academy

“I definitely feel like my skills in math and science were greatly enhanced and solidified at Adams State.” Continue Reading…

Paverd followed no straight lines to his success

“I have felt the most fulfilled while working as a producer on large public-facing, arts-driven events." Continue Reading…

Adams State Theatre Department set stage for DiSanti

“I've worked in Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Scotland, Germany, Russia, Israel and other places I'm sure I am forgetting,” DiSanti said. Continue Reading…

Singapore to San Luis Valley

“I chose to finish my final year on campus itself,” Shepherdson said. Continue Reading…

ASU Extended Studies Program graduates find success in STEM field

“The ASU Extended Studies program prepared me for success in my current field because I was able to take more STEM courses that help me with training educators on NASA resources,” Chambers said. Continue Reading…

Adams State students complete scholarly work

"The dedicated mentorship of professors and staff helps our students succeed and makes Adams State University a very special place." Continue Reading…

Adams State honors Exemplary Faculty

Dr. Christy Miller, professor of chemistry, and Dr. Tony Weathers, professor of mathematics, were honored for the 2015-16 academic year. Continue Reading…

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