CEC Craft Fair & Cook-off to honor Jeff Cook

The Adams State University Classified Employee Council announces its upcoming Craft Fair and Chili Cook-Off will be dedicated to the memory of the late Jeff Cook, who initiated and was instrumental in organizing the event.

Saturday, November 7
Plachy Fieldhouse
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Craft Fair vendor fee: $20 for a 10 X 10 booth.
  • Chili cook-off contestant fee: $15
  • Sampling and voting: $5 per person

Both the red and green chile categories will award $100 to first place and a $50 to second place. Winners will be determined by community members’ voting. The “Jalapeno Eating” contest will also continue. Click here for an application and instructions to enter the competition. Vendors and contestants external to ASU are welcome to participate.

For more information contact, Peggy Dunn, ext. 7841 or Barbara Griego-Jones, ext. 7208.

Classified Employees Holiday Gift card

The CEC is again raising funds to present holiday gift cards for students in need. Recommend recipients or make donations by contacting:

  • President: Barbara Griego-Jones
  • Vice President: Jacqueline Martinez
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Bennie Chacon

Live astronomy & Planetarium films

Live Astronomy Presentation
Thursday, Oct. 29
7 p.m., repeated at 7:45 p.m.

Planetarium director Dr. Robert Astalos will describe the current night and morning skies, including bright stars, constellations, and planets.

Upcoming Planetarium Movies

  • Friday, Oct. 31
    4:30 p.m. Into the Deep
    5:15 p.m. Astronaut 2012
  • Thursday, Nov. 5
    7 p.m. Lamps of Atlantis
    7:45 p.m. Bad Astronomy
  • Friday, Nov. 6
    4:30 p.m. Life: A Cosmic Story
    5:15 p.m. Bella Gaia

Got glass to recycle?

EARTH, the campus sustainability group, announces its glass recycling trailer has been moved to the southwest corner of the ropes course, southeast of the soccer fields, in the northwest corner of the Lutheran Church parking lot. Anyone affiliated with ASU is welcome to recycle glass; please remember to sort by color (green, brown, clear).

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.
  • Everyone is also welcome to come visit with alumni at the Homecoming Alumni Reception, from 3:30 to 5:30, to be held Friday in SUB 309.

More Homecoming Events

Friday, Oct. 2

  • 3:30 p.m. SUB 309
    Alumni Reception
  • 7:30 p.m
    ASU Theatre (call 587-TIXX for tickets)
    Standing on Ceremony: the Gay Marriage Plays
  • 8:30 p.m.
    Bonfire & ASU Ziplining
    Between baseball & softball fields
  • 9 p.m
    ASU Jazz  Combo
    SLV Brewing Co.

Saturday, Oct. 3

  • 8 a.m.
    Grizzly Spirit Fun Run/Walk (The Roast (San Juan & Main St.)
    $10 entry fee
  • 10 a.m.
    Homecoming Parade
    Main St.
  • 11 a.m.
    Tailgate Party
    Campus Green
    $10 per person
  • 1 p.m.
    Football vs. CSU-Pueblo
    Rex Stadium

EARTH will recycle at game

EARTH (Environmental Action for Resources, Transportation, and Health) is seeking campus volunteers to recycle at the homecoming game. Participants will receive a t-shirt. Interested people should meet in the front of the stadium at 12:30 Saturday, Oct. 3. If interested, please contact Dr. Jared Beeton.

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 for accreditation.

Roundtable Schedule
Light refreshments will be served. More information.

  • Thursday, Oct. 1
    3 p.m.
    (East Campus Gymnasium)
    Criteria 3 & 4 – Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support & Evaluation and Improvement
    To review the topics for this roundtable in advance, please visit this site.
  • Friday, Oct. 16
    3 p.m.
    SUB First Floor Banquet Rooms
    Criterion 5 – Resources, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness
  • Tuesday, Oct. 27
    10 a.m.
    SUB First Floor Banquet Rooms
    Criterion 2 – Integrity: Ethical and Responsible
  • Tuesday, Nov. 3
    3 p.m.
    SUB First Floor Banquet Rooms
    Criterion 1 – Mission

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 / Jalapeño eating contest

Saturday, November 7
Plachy Fieldhouse
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Craft Fair vendor fee: $20 for a 10 X 10 booth.
  • Chili cook-off contestant fee: $15
  • Sampling and voting: $5 per person

Both categories will award $100 to first place and a $50 to second place. Winners will be determined by community members’ voting. Click here for an application and instructions.

For more information contact, Peggy Dunn, ext. 7841 or Barbara Griego-Jones, ext. 7208.

Classified Employees Holiday Gift card

The CEC is again raising funds to present holiday gift cards for students in need. Recommend recipients or make donations by contacting: