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Posts from ‘August, 2015’

We’ve got textbooks for days

It’s not at all uncommon to see the prices of all your text books and have a reaction like this: A reaction like this is not uncommon either: But what if the Nielsen Library had a collection of Adams State course textbooks you could check out?   No seriously, we do! In our reserves, behind the […]

Internet bandwidth upgrade complete, ASU now at 500 Mbps

ASU Computing Services is pleased to announce that today (8/27) we upgraded our overall campus Internet bandwidth from 400 Mbps (megabits per second) to 500 Mbps. For the last several years, we’ve been working to keep up with the bandwidth needs of our campus, and we are hoping this increase will further improve our service to our […]

Welcome – from President McClure

Our campus is once again full of energy and excitement as the students return to classes. It is a great time to be a part of Adams State University, and I am so honored to serve with you. Though our enrollment is down, we are confident we can gain additional students with a mid-year push […]

Semester opened with brainstorming on Strategic Plan 2020

The 2015 Fall All-Campus Meeting was devoted to bringing faculty and staff together for input on the ASU 2020 Plan, the strategic plan for the next five years. Approximately 250 employees spent about two hours considering the five goals that govern this plan. For each goal, participants outlined what the university currently does to foster […]

Richardson Hall is 90 Years NEW

The remodeling of Richardson Hall is essentially complete, with minor landscaping work remaining. All offices have been moved into the building, including Admissions, the Welcome Center, and Extended Studies. Everyone is invited to celebrate: Richardson Hall Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Tuesday, Sept. 8 4-6 p.m. The ceremony starts in front of Richardson Hall, with […]

ASU receives over $1.7 million in grants

Student Support Services grant Adams State University received a perfect score on its application for Student Support Services Program Grant, recently awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year grant will provide $247,583 each to support the Student Support Services and Upward Bound, which are federal TRIO programs. The grant was prepared by Morgan […]

New office locations

Counseling & Accessibility Services on third floor of Richardson Hall ASU’s Counseling Center and Accessibility Services is in a new, permanent location on the third floor of Richardson Hall (3-100). Student Business Services now at the One Stop Student Business Services is now located next door to the One Stop Student Services center in the […]

Upcoming Campus Events

FREE Planetarium movie premiere Zacheis Planetarium will premiere a free movie, Fractal Explorations, Saturday, August 29. Dr. Robert Astalos, professor of physics and director of the planetarium, recently published the full-dome movie and is releasing the show to planetariums across the nation. Show times are at 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets will […]

Faculty & Staff Development offerings

Dr. Leslie Alvarez, Faculty Development Fellow, announced several upcoming sessions for faculty development “Making work study work” By Aaron Miltenberger, Dir. Student Live & Recreation Tuesday, Sept. 1 12:30-1:30 p.m., McD 310 This session will help faculty and staff work study supervisors make the most of this important student development opportunity. This session will address […]

Common Reading Experience: “Aftershock”

This year’s book selection for the ASU Common Reading Experience (CRE) is Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future (2011) by Robert Reich. Learn more about the book and the CRE program. A few notes: SUPPLEMENTAL COMMON READER: All faculty are encouraged to incorporate the themes of the book into curricular activities. This year, the […]

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