Campus Announcements

CIELO Kindred Spirits Luncheon Tuesday, Nov. 1

Faculty, staff, and students interested in increasing their understanding of the presidential candidates’ positions related to ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and other issues related to diversity are invited to Tuesday’s (Nov. 1) CIELO Kindred Spirits Lunch Program “Diversity and the 2016 Presidential Election” from 12:00 – 1:00 in the SUB banquet rooms. This discussion is one week away from the general election (so make sure you vote!) and will be led by Dr. Robert Demski, Professor of Psychology, and Dr. Michael Mumper, Professor of Government. Even if you are completely tired of hearing about the 2016 election, come and join us for this lively discussion. Lunch is provided, just sign-in at the main entrance to La Mesa Dining Center, grab a tray, and bring your food back to the banquet rooms. If you are on the meal plan, you don’t need to sign in. As always, if you have a class that runs until 12:15, you are still welcome to join us.


Art League and C.A.S.A present this year’s haunted house! Come to the ASU art building for a fright filled haunted house this Friday October 28 and Saturday October 29 starting at 6 pm.  Bring everyone you know! Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for kids! Bring a canned food item and get $1 off admission. We will be providing beverages, face painting, and photos to take with models! Come get scared and have some fun this Halloween weekend!

Have an idea you want to share?

The HAPPSS department is looking for presenters for the next Pizza PerHAPPSS meeting! Pizza PerHAPPSS monthly meetings provide an ideal platform for academic discourse and presentation. If you have an idea or a presentation that is simply itching to be shared, please contact Lizi Anderson at
All department-related subjects or ideas are welcome!

ASU Women’s Blog – Equal Pay for Women

The women in Iceland decided to do something about the gender wage gap and on October 24th 1975, 90% of Icelandic women walked off their jobs in strike. This one action changed the course of their country…

click the link to our blog to read the entire article

Christian Challenge weekly gathering

Christian Challenge TONIGHT (Thursday) 6:30-8pm in Coronado Lobby. We’ll be having Nachos and a discussion on Hope. Bring a friend and we’ll see you there

Computing Services Maintenance for tonight, 10/27 and Banner downtime Saturday 10/29

**Maintenance for tonight, 10/27/16**

Beginning at 9:00 PM, Employee, Lab and TEC Classroom PCs will receive critical security updates to Windows, Google Chrome, Thunderbird, and Firefox. Also, all Mac computers will receive critical security updates to iTunes, Flash, Microsoft Office, Firefox, Thunderbird, Google Chrome, Safari and Mac OS X. Employees are encouraged to log off but leave their computers on when leaving work for the day. This will assist the installation of these patches and minimize any impact.

Beginning at 7:00 PM, Windows servers will be updated downtime estimated 15-30 min for install/reboots.

Some backend servers will also need updates, reboots. Estimated 30-minute downtime.

**Banner maintenance and downtime for Saturday, 10/29/16**

Beginning at 3:00 AM Banner’s PROD Student 8.9.4 & BANJSPROXY will be updated. Banner should be restored by roughly 12:00 PM.

Computing Services thanks you for your patience and understanding as we perform these critical maintenance activities. As always, if you have any questions, please call the ASU Computing Services Helpdesk at 7741 or contact us via email at
Have a great day!

Computing Services

Medical School Recruiter

There will be a medical school recruiter visiting our campus on November 3, 2016. The recruiter is coming from Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine. The event will be held in Porter Hall 128 at 5 p.m. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about a potential career in medicine. We encourage all to attend!

Guest Yoga Teacher!

Join us in the Rex today (Thurs. 27th) for a guest Yoga teacher who is traveling through Alamosa! Class starts at 12pm. See you there 🙂

Faculty Lecture Series Announcement

New Faculty Lecture Series event! Meredith Anderson will be giving her lecture entitled “A Brief Tour of Flatland” on Wed, Nov. 2nd at 7 pm in Porter Hall room 130. Light refreshments will be served.

Open House this Friday — Bea’s Retiring

Come visit with Bea on Friday October 28th from 10am to 2pm at Student Business Services (next to Onestop). She would love to see you, hear your “Remember the time….” story. There will be cake and hot apple cider.

Stop by and wish her the best. See you then.

Wear your Costumes for the ASU Volleyball Game this Friday!

This Friday is “Halloween” theme at the ASU volleyball game. Wear your costumes for the chance to participate in the serving contest at intermission. Prizes will be given and you may only participate if you are dressed up! See you Friday night at 7pm in Plachy Hall!

Math Instructor

Upward Bound is currently hiring a mathematics instructor. Must be available on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Work-study is not needed for this position. If you are interested please contact the upward bound office (719) 587- 7636 or email

Halloween Party @ C.A.S.A.!

The Pen and Inkwell will be hosting “A Frightening Feast” at the C.A.S.A. house on Monday, Oct. 31st at 6 p.m. $5 admission includes a costume contest (with prizes), dinner, desert, and scary stories.

Chili Wednesday!!!

SACNAS will be selling a Chili meal with a mini desert for $5 in Porter Hall from 11:30 to 1:00

Blood Drive November 11th! Come save a life

Adams States Student Nurses Association is hosting a blood drive on Friday November 11th from 12- 4 pm in the SUB. If you would like to donate please read the following to ensure your eligibility and then contact Jessica to schedule a time.

-Must be 18 years or older, 16 and 17 with consent form
-Must weigh at least 115 pounds.
– On the date of your donation, will you have taken Accutane, Proscar or Propecia within the last month?
-On the date of your donation, will you have taken Coumadin/Warfarin, Pradaxa, Xarelto or Apixaban within 1 week?
-On the date of your donation, will you have you received a tattoo that was not performed with single-use equipment in the last 12 months?
-On the date of your donation, will you have received an ear or body piercing that was not performed with single-use equipment in the last 12 months?
-On the date of your donation, will you have spent more than 24 hours in (traveled to) any individual location outside of the U.S. or Canada within the last 12 months? (Please contact for list of countries)

*If you have questions regarding the tattoo and piercing policy, questions about previous travel to other countries, other inquiries or would like to schedule a time to donate, please feel free to contact Jessica via email at or at 720-226-7444.