Great Stories at Adams State

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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…

Law Enforcement Torch Run raises $2,500 for Special Olympics

"One-hundred campus and community members joined us, and we raised $1,000 more than last year." Continue Reading…

Adams State Earth Week raises awareness to "Save the Planet"

"The purpose of EARTH is two-fold. First is to provide education on sustainability on campus, and the second is to actually do things on campus," said Dr. Jared Beeton. Continue Reading…

Adams State PBL heads to Nat'l Leadership Conference

Adams State's Chance Padilla was elected PBL State President. Continue Reading…

Adams State alumna and professor evaluate Madison Fellowship applications

“I’m a 2008 James Madison Memorial Fellowship Fellow and Adams State was my chosen master’s program." Continue Reading…

Internships give Adams State music students the business

Music business students literally get into the business through internships. Internships help students build their resumes with experience in music, promotion, event planning, and social media. Continue Reading…

ASAP develops leadership program for high school students

“It was through the Adventure Program where I have seen leaps and bounds of leadership development for myself and my peers.” Continue Reading…

Flying fueled Nash’ passion

“The recruits I was placed with in the Navy program had a very tough drill instructor – but he did turn us into aviators.” Continue Reading…

Spiva appreciates Adams State’s supportive environment

“Adams State helped shape me into who I am today.” Continue Reading…

Adams State graduate gives back as head of Migrant Education program

"I am only successful if I can make a difference for others. I experienced obstacles myself as a migrant student, and now I can create better opportunities and improve the systems." Continue Reading…

ASU alumna receives Outstanding Young Music Educator Award

“To have other music educators nominate me was a true honor..." 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…

State Rep. Hamner urged graduates to open the doors of opportunity

"I challenge you to continue learning and even obtain advanced degrees. More doors of opportunity will open for you, and you'll have even more chances to change and improve lives beyond your own." Continue Reading…

STEM faculty put active learning strategies into practice

"Faculty in this program are moving from traditional lecture to an active minds-on/hands-on approach. They are using data to make instructional decisions." Continue Reading…

Adams State Psychology Dept. participated in historic study

"We are part of an international group of psychologists, and we did something under the leadership of the Open Science framework that has never been done before.” Continue Reading…

Robotics grant will fund ASU summer internships

Each summer, four interns will earn $15 an hour, 40 hours a week, for eight weeks, in addition to a 12-credit tuition waiver for STEM courses and a two-month, $1000 housing allowance. Continue Reading…

ASU alumnus shares Fulbright experience

“Saxophonists and traditional instrumental musicians thought it was impossible.” Continue Reading…

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