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Posts from ‘September, 2015’

Message from President McClure

Fall has arrived, as have our students. It is great to see students on campus and to be reminded of our core purpose “. . . to educate, serve, and inspire our diverse populations in the pursuit of their lifelong dreams and ambitions.” It is that core purpose that should continue to give us the […]

Homecoming Weekend Activities

All employees – garbed in ASU t-shirts – are invited to be part of a photograph the ASU Alumni Office will take on Friday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. in front of Richardson Hall. Current Homecoming t-shirts are available for $11; stop by the Alumni Office in RH-Suite 2-500, or call Gaylene at ext. 8110. […]

ASU cyber security ranks among best

Adams State had the third highest cyber security posture among 485 colleges and universities reviewed in the 2015 Higher Education Security Report, conducted by SecurityScorecard. “I’m very proud of all of our technical staff who work hard behind the scenes to keep ASU’s technical systems safe and secure for our students, faculty and staff. This […]

Extended Studies’ Prison Program lauded

“Adams State University [is] the largest, most cost-efficient, and forward-thinking prison college program in the country,” wrote Christopher Zoukis in his Huffington Post blog. His comments concerned the U.S. Department of Education and the Obama administration’s recent announcement of the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program, which will enable need-based Pell grant funding to be used […]

All encouraged to participate in HLC forums

Several campus forums are scheduled to gather faculty and staff input as part of ASU’s self-study process of reaffirming accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission. The first forum is Oct. 1. All faculty and staff, as well as students, alumni, and trustees, are highly encouraged to become familiar with the accreditation process and the criteria […]

Proposals sought for campus improvement requests

The Campus Renewal and Planning Committee (CRaP) invites proposals from individual campus units (academic, operating, student life, support services, auxiliary operations, athletics, etc.) for new, renovated, or relocated space associated with a specific program. At a minimum proposal must address the following: Program description – describe the mission/purpose of the program State which ASU institution […]

Adams State awarded $5.7 million in Title V grants

Adams State University was recently awarded more than $5.7 million through two federal Title V grants for Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). These awards will bring the total Title V funding Adams State has received since 2000 to more than $23.4 million. “We are very proud to receive these grants that recognize and further our work […]

Banned Books Week: What’s it all about?

Commemorated since 1982, Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of our freedom to read.   That freedom, libraries believe (and we hope you do, too), should extend to whatever a person may want to read. However, there have been numerous examples of state and local governments and school boards attempting to remove materials from […]

Adams State offers resources to aid communities and local governments

Adams State University offers the expertise of its faculty to assist communities and local governments in a number of realms, from agribusiness and government internships, to dropout prevention and strategic planning. The guide was produced in cooperation with the Colorado Municipal League. It is available online. “Adams State University values our relationship to the communities […]

Classified Employee Council announces Craft Fair, gift cards, more

Classified Employee Council: semi-annual General Meeting Tuesday, October 20 9:30 a.m. McDaniel 101 Along with other items of business, Dr. McClure will address the group, with time for a question and answer period. All Classified Employees should plan to attend. Refreshments will be provided. Annual CEC Craft Fair / Red and Green Chili Cook-off / […]

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