ASU Foundation News

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Remember Adams State on Giving Tuesday

The gift of education enlightens individuals, strengthens community and enriches the world. Continue Reading…

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Donors and students recognized at annual dinner

“Students benefit from great opportunities and experiences because of donors like you,” Shettron said. Continue Reading…

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2017 Spud Bowl Queen is Malyka Medina

Each year, San Luis Valley high schools are asked to nominate a senior candidate for Spud Bowl Queen. Continue Reading…

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

The Wehes and their children think of Adams State as part of their “home,” since it has played such a huge part in their lives. Continue Reading…

Donors show support for Luther Bean Museum and the Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center

The evening included opportunities for patrons to “adopt” an artifact, bid on silent auction items, and purchase museum memberships. Continue Reading…

Local PEO Chapter supports Adams State students

To be eligible for the PEO Scholarship, students must be an incoming freshman female, with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better, and be a graduate of a San Luis Valley high school. Continue Reading…

Olivas considers museum internship a wonderful journey

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

Adams State business students receive financial support from Alta Fuels

“Some of our brightest employees graduated from the business department at Adams State..." Continue Reading…

ASU student documentary explores food insecurity

The documentary A Meal Out of Reach, produced by Adams State University students, will be premiered during Hunger Education Week, Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in McDaniel Hall room 101. Continue Reading…

National Western Scholarship available at Adams State

The scholarship application deadline has been extended to April 15, 2017. The amount of the scholarship is $2,500. Continue Reading…

The deadline to apply for ASU scholarships is March 1

“Last year, the ASU Foundation provided $948,000 in support through private scholarships and the Grizzly Club.” Continue Reading…

Adams State welcomes new trustees

"These individuals each have influential careers and bring valuable leadership experience in education, community service, and local and state government to our Board." Continue Reading…

Legacy of William A. Porter lives on through Porter Scholars Program

William Porter and his wife, Joan, established the Porter Scholars Program in 2007 through the largest gift in Adams State history: $5.8 million worth of stock in E*TRADE, which he founded in 1983. Continue Reading…

ASU Music Dept. seeks patrons for SLV Cultural Commissions

The Adams State University Music Department is seeing patrons to support the commissioning of three original works that will celebrate the culture and soundscape of the San Luis Valley. Continue Reading…

ASU Foundation to honor Rich Gehlbach, Class of 1959

A long-time and enthusiastic supporter of his alma mater, Rich Gehlbach, Adams State Class of 1959, embodies the "pay it forward" philosophy. Continue Reading…

The Daniels Fund will receive the ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Corporate Award

“Bill Daniels left such an incredible legacy and gift to the four states. It is amazing how many lives he has touched.” Continue Reading…

SLV Federal Bank continues to support ASU students

"The university enriches our valley community in so many ways and we want to see it remain healthy and continue to grow." 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…

Crain Scholarship supports future nurses at Adams State

"The extra financial support will help cover tuition, travel for clinical rotations, and books. Our program strives to develop excellent nurses, and the Crains' gift will lift some financial burden." Continue Reading…

Donations help ASU Music Dept. dance to a different drum

"We have been incredibly fortunate to have such a beautiful relationship with Valerie Naranjo. Not only is she a world-renowned percussionist, but a wonderful educator and mentor to my students." Continue Reading…

Adams State remembers fourth president, Dr. John Marvel

"Dr. Marvel fostered shared governance and campus dialog during a time of often turbulent social change in our country and on campus." Continue Reading…

Ribbon cut on Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center at Adams State

The center is dedicated to the study and preservation of the natural and cultural resources of the Rio Grande and its tributaries in Colorado. Continue Reading…

Evening with Our Stars event is April 29

This year performances include the ASU Chamber Ensemble and Lost & Found, Adams State’s improv comedy troupe. Continue Reading…

ASU Trustees reappoint President McClure for three more years

The Board of Trustees for Adams State University voted unanimously to renew President Beverlee J. McClure's contract for the next three years. Continue Reading…

ASU Grizzly Club receives anonymous donation

“Travel is a big issue with the expansion of the conference and these funds are greatly appreciated and solely needed.” Continue Reading…

Adams State announces creation of Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center

The center will house artifacts that reflect the rich history and archaeology of the Rio Grande in Colorado. Internships in the center will be available to students in many disciplines. Continue Reading…

El Pomar remains committed to supporting nursing students and professionals

Dr. Shawn Elliott, director of the Nursing Program, appreciates the support. “This scholarship is a vital resource.” Continue Reading…

Alumni and supporters welcome to Adams State University Day at the Capitol

"By sharing their experiences of Adams State, our alumni can help lawmakers understand the importance of Adams State University to Colorado and to our students." Continue Reading…

Adams State Well-Positioned to Improve Debt Rating

"Thanks to the energetic support of our Trustees, faculty, students and alumni, we're taking the steps needed to boost our debt rating in the coming months," said President Beverlee J. McClure. Continue Reading…

Hertners create scholarship for Adams State biology majors

“Anita and I are most fortunate to have the resources that will enable us to endow the scholarship,” John said. Continue Reading…