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Update from the STEM Title V grant

The STEM Title V Project is entering its fifth and final year of funding. With plans in place to apply for a new grant, faculty and staff are excited for what the future may hold. Over the past four years, under the guidance of Project Director Marcella Garcia, the program’s main objectives have been outreach, […]

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).

Student & Program News

Sprint Interval Training draws crowd More than 80 students, faculty, staff and community members attended the Oct. 14 presentation by Dr. Christopher Bell, Colorado State University, on “Sprint Interval Training: A Healthy Need for Speed.” Dr. Bell spoke about the many benefits of sprint interval training – for athletes and anyone else wanting fast fitness […]

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 […]

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 […]

Standing Strong: CIELO and Adams State Equality Project

By Dr. Carol Guerrero-Murphy¬†¬† Standing Strong: The ASU Equality Project is anchored in the theatre performances of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, which run through October 3 (call 719-587-8499 for tickets). A quick review of the activities generated through this project is a great indicator of the breadth and depth of the commitment […]

Student & Program news

Colorado Challenge recognizes ASU student Education major Juan Francisco Cristobal was recognized by Lieutenant Governor Garcia during a luncheon sponsored by Colorado Challenge in Denver this summer. He was recognized for his perseverance and accomplishments while attending Adams State University. He will begin his student teaching this spring and graduate in May. His desire is […]

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 […]

Innovations in Student Life & Recreation

Introducing the Adams Common Experience (ACE) Adams State Student Life and Recreation is pleased to announce a new program in alignment with the practices of top institutions. “The Adams’ Common Experience (ACE) is an intentional, systematic, and integrated high school to college transition experience,” explained Aaron Miltenberger, Director of Student Life and Recreation. He added, […]

Student & Program news

SLV Federal Bank supports suicide prevention The Counseling Center’s Suicide Intervention & Prevention Program received a $250 grant from San Luis Valley Federal Bank. In order to give its employees a better understanding of community organizations, the bank allows them to select one non-profit group each to receive funds from the bank’s community support budget. […]

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