Diversity at Adams State

Joaquin Vilá, Ph.D.

Adams State hires Vilá as VPAA

“He has a wealth of experience and background in accreditation, strategic planning, and budget management,” Nehring said. Continue Reading…

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Research at undergraduate level launches students into chosen fields

“This opportunity will help me in my future career in the medical field, because I now have a good background in antibiotic resistance.” Continue Reading…

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Earth Sciences students receive scholarship and recognition

“This scholarship also allows me be more selective in my free time including participating in the ASU GeoClub and writing research papers, rather than having to work.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State presents An Evening of Performance Art

“The course is a collaboration of student artists who come together to create new works, challenge personal and artistic boundaries, and expand their understanding of what art is and can be.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State sociology students attend annual conference

Jessica Fritz and Mayra Garcia presented “ASU Students’ Attitudes and Behaviors about Contraception.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State senior art majors exhibit their work

Five Bachelor of Fine Arts students will be featured in the show Areté, including Ashley Comly, Robert Gallegos, Brent Montoya, Lucie Olivas, and Andrew Rascon. Continue Reading…

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Adams State Theatre opens She Kills Monsters April 27

“Everyone will feel the heart in She Kills Monsters. I recommend it for anyone who wants to laugh and kick a little butt.” Continue Reading…

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Another valley native makes most of Adams State to launch future dreams

“I was encouraged by multiple professors to conduct undergraduate research focusing on a topic that interests me.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State choir concert is April 20

A special addition to the evening will be performances by the men and women of Chamber Choir. Continue Reading…

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Off Country is next Faculty Lecture

The goal is to use digital media to advocate for responsible nuclear stewardship, empower and educate local communities and connect activists, community members and generations. Continue Reading…

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Adams State biology majors research microorganisms

“As developing scientists, this project allows us to develop critical thinking skills and become familiar with the more quantitative side of biology,” Starkey said. Continue Reading…

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ASU encourages healthy lifestyles

Continue participating in Wellness Week by visiting the Environmental Fair from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. in Porter Hall. Continue Reading…

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ASU CASA students march with Dolores Huerta

The group participated in the Cesar Chavez Day March for Justice in Albuquerque, NM, on April 7. Continue Reading…

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Improv troupe spent spring break training at The Second City

“The students are always really excited about attending the same training center that taught so many comedians whom they look up to, including Tina Fey and Steve Carell.” Continue Reading…

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Chamber Choir will perform with the Winds and Percussion Ensemble on April 11

In honor of the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, the ASU Winds and Percussion will perform an arrangement of Three Dance Episodes. Continue Reading…

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ASU Grizz Daze begins April 9

Students, faculty, staff, and community are encouraged to come show their Grizzly spirit and pride. Continue Reading…

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Adams State will host free conference

Light breakfast and lunch provided for all participants. Registration and meal costs are covered by Adams State University. Continue Reading…

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From shelter dog to reading companion

“Building upon the human-animal bond, canine-assisted reading programs provide a unique way to promote children's literacy,” Bruneau said. Continue Reading…

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Adams State University honors student leadership

The night included live music and a dinner for all the nominees, and an inspirational message from keynote speaker, Dr. Nick Saenz, professor of history. Continue Reading…

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Fourth annual Baile de la Primavera is April 7

The Adams State University Semillas De la Tierra presents the fourth annual Baile de la Primavera at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in Richardson Hall Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Continue Reading…

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Manzanares will present at April 4 Faculty Lecture

Using the works of John Gottman, Hellen Fisher, Robert Sternberg, Desmond Morris, John Grey and others, Manzanares will discuss the development and deterioration of relationships. Continue Reading…

Adams State chemistry majors receive prestigious internships

“I expect to get more lab experience, learn more chemistry techniques, and learn more instrumentation from the internship this summer,” Reid said. Continue Reading…

Federal Government increases Pell Grant to benefit of ASU students

That means for students currently receiving $5,920 in Pell Grant funds they will receive $6,095 for the 2018/2019 academic year. Pell Grants do not have to be paid back. Continue Reading…

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Adams State alumnus receives Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

"It was the professors that cared and gave me encouragement to do my best. Their patience and personal attention kept me from losing interest and dropping out." Continue Reading…

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ASU graduate student conducts study on cancer and exercise

“I am very passionate about healthy eating and exercise and how it may help cancer survivors and patients,” Smith said. Continue Reading…

Eleventh Annual ASU Student Scholar Days begins April 4

This event will showcase the exceptional caliber of work done by undergraduates in various academic departments. Adams State welcomes the active support and participation of the surrounding community. Continue Reading…

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ASU will celebrate Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta

Martinez will speak about how incorporating local culture, heritage, language, and traditions into the educational experience is a form of social justice. Continue Reading…

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The next ASU Faculty Lecture is March 14

Adams State faculty members will address these challenges while discussing the intersection of emerging gender fluidity in the fields of counseling, theatre, and music. Continue Reading…

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Adams State Art Symposium final events scheduled

La Monarca represents beauty, migration, and transformation. Continue Reading…

Adams State celebrates Women's Week March 5-9

Adams State University's 2018 Women's Week, March 5-9, has adopted the theme of International Women's Day: #PressForProgress. Continue Reading…