Commencement May 12

Adams State will award 215 degrees at this spring’s Commencement ceremony, 10 a.m., Saturday, May 12, in Plachy Hall. The Commencement Address will be given by Lee White, executive vice president and manager for George K. Baum & Company at its Denver Public Finance Headquarters. His talk is entitled, “Why Intentional Listening and 10,000 Hours of Work on Your Passion Will Make You an Outlier.” More about White.

Adams State to honor veterans at Spring Commencement Ceremony

After much discussion, rumors, and debate, the Board of Trustees determined not to include recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance at this spring’s commencement ceremony. The issue will be formally discussed and put to a vote by students and faculty during the fall semester, according to President David Svaldi.

Adams State’s upcoming spring commencement ceremony will open with presentation of the colors by the college’s newly formed Veterans Club. The group will then lead a moment of silence in memory of the fallen, as well as those currently in harm’s way.

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