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Small-town fosters big changes: ASU student trustee represents and motivates others

She feels strongly that "Adams State is a place where you can develop self-awareness, work on yourself as a being." Continue Reading…

GEAR UP helps student reach college dream

"I liked school a lot. It was my escape," he said. He believes furthering his education will help him create a different kind of life for himself, his wife, and baby daughter. Continue Reading…

The art of navigating through life

Sabbaticals allow professors to conduct research, further their education, or author books and papers. In the spirit of these endeavors, Dana Provence built a boat. Although it doesn't float, this uni Continue Reading…

Music Dept. acquires new harpsichord

Dr. William Lipke, professor of music, debuted the Music Department's new harpsichord at a recital in February. Continue Reading…

Guest speaker helps campus focus on equity and diversity

Dr. Brenda Allen of University of Colorado Denver gave a variety of presentations on the theme "Negotiating the Landscapes of Diversity in Higher Education" over three days at Adams State College. Com Continue Reading…

ASC soaks up the sun

A 300 kw dc solar photo- voltaic system was installed on the roof of Adams State College's Plachy Hall in late 2011. The system is now generating at least six percent of the electricity needed to powe Continue Reading…

Simulation lab brings a dose of reality to nursing education

“I don’t like needles,” the patient blurts, as the nursing student prepares to draw blood. Jeff Louritt has prepped the injection site. The needle enters the patient’s arm smoothly, Continue Reading…

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Profiles - Chris Page - Class of 2002, 2003

Not only was Adams State a place where I could be myself, but it was also a place where I really got to discover more Continue Reading…

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Profiles - Sarah Holmes Barba - Class of 1997

Adams State provided me with the education and inspiration I needed to move forward in life Continue Reading…

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Profiles - Jon Barba - Class of 1996

My four years at Adams State were very special. Adams State afforded me the opportunity to get an outstanding education Continue Reading…

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Profiles - Phil Lopez - Class of 2004

“Adams State provided me with the education and inspiration I needed to move forward in life Continue Reading…

Fort Garland Field School continues to draw international interest

In the summer of 2004, Dr. Richard Goddard, accompanied by one student and two volunteers, began exploratory excavations Continue Reading…

Adams State Theater alumni continue their dream

Adams State College theater alumni are taking the East Coast by storm. Julia (Schwarz) '04 and Eric Propp '03 Continue Reading…

Gurules continue with great story

From the moment Jennifer and Bill Gurule, class year of 1996, enrolled at Adams State College their primary purpose was to improve their personal and professional lives through higher education and to use their skills to advance their community. Continue Reading…

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Hope Times Two

Around noon on October 7, 2005, my Russian-born wife Nafisa gave birth by Caesarean section to our daughters, Lara and Continue Reading…

Adams State College student places in Colorado State Fair Fiesta Queen

Adams State College student, Sabrina Garcia, was chosen second attendant during the Colorado State Fair Fiesta Queen Continue Reading…

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Gallegos puts spring in your step

A business plan assignment at Adams State College became the roots for a nationally known Albuquerque, New Mexico shoe Continue Reading…

Coaching is lifelong passion

From high school to professional, Darvin Wallis '78 has always been a coach. Continue Reading…

Filer helps bridge communication gap with ASL

Although Peggy Filer's, instructor of American Sign Language, classroom is silent, there is a lot of learning taking Continue Reading…

Roping, painting and study fills Koenig's life

Dennis Koenig has many roles in his life, rodeo contestant, father, husband, manager, businessman and grandfather Continue Reading…

Hammelev juggles soccer balls, newspapers and books

An editor, a soccer player, a student and a writer, Amy Hammelev '08 wears many hats. Continue Reading…

Adventures in the Big Apple were fulfilling for Stamats

Although the quiet, tree-lined sidewalks of Adams State College have little in common with the sights and sounds of NYC Continue Reading…

Davis can wield an axe or bass

Jordan Davis '07 fights fires, writes papers, and plays bass for a band. This variety of interests keeps him busy Continue Reading…

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Jackson's upbeat personality attracts others

Seventh grade changed Donnell Jackson forever. Today, Jackson is a confident, outgoing, and compassionate person. He Continue Reading…

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Music major chose Adams State after visiting campus during honor choir

Senior Camille Schrecengost became an Adams State music education and performance major after she participated in the Continue Reading…

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Arguello: 360 from death to college

Patrick Arguello was lying face down on the cement, unconscious. Arguello's brain could not handle the impact from the Continue Reading…

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McNulty trades sleep for experience

Working at Dr. Konishi's veterinary office, going to chemistry and biology labs, having a work study job, and acting Continue Reading…

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Crowther breaks from traditional professor

Ed Crowther's got a booming voice that's equally effective whether he's lecturing on Civil War history or coaching Continue Reading…

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ASC employees take to the saddle

"I want to ride my Bicycle," is more than just a song by Queen at Adams State College. It is a passion that leads over Continue Reading…

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Seitz's swing in golf and college is par for the course

Christa Seitz '09 hopes one day to spread her love of sports to positively influence children. An Adams State sophomore Continue Reading…