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Alumnus Placido Gomez to give Commencement Address

Saturday, May 14 Plachy Hall Gym 10 a.m. – Undergraduate Commencement 1:30 p.m. – Graduate Commencement The Commencement Address for this year’s undergraduate ceremony will be given by Placido Gomez, Adams State class of 1975 and 1976. Currently a visiting professor of law at the University of La Verne College of Law, he previously served […]

President’s Message

We are looking forward to Adams State University Day at the Capitol on February 19. For the first time in our history, we will take Adams State to Denver so legislators have the opportunity to understand more about our institution. On Thursday evening, February 18, we will have a reception for legislators. We appreciate our […]

New student recruitment initiatives

Lone Star Scholarship Adams State recently created the Lone Star Scholarship exclusively for Texas residents. All qualified new and continuing students from Texas will automatically be awarded $3,000, beginning with the fall 2016 semester. All qualified non-Colorado-resident students also automatically receive Adams State’s Experience Colorado Scholarship of $5,000. Eric Carpio, assistant vice president for Student […]

Update: VPAA Search

February 12 is the application deadline in ASU’s search for a Vice President for Academic Affairs. The search committee incorporated feedback from the campus survey into a position description. The vacancy announcement was posted on the Chronicle of Higher Education and Higher Ed Jobs websites January 5. Next steps in the process include evaluation of […]

Message from President McClure

Dear Colleagues: I had the pleasure of meeting a number of alumni at several recent receptions in the San Luis Valley and along the Front Range last month. I was inspired to hear how Adams State helped them change their lives and attain success. To help more students achieve the dream of a higher education, […]

Adams State alumna Dr. Millie Hamner to give commencement address

Dr. Millie Hamner, Adams State Class of ’87 and Colorado State Representative for House District 61, will give the commencement address at Adams State University: Saturday, December 19 10 a.m. Plachy Hall Adams State will award 230 degrees, including 138 bachelor’s degrees, and 92 associate degrees. Hamner’s speech, “The Power of Education and Achievement,” will […]

Fall holiday schedule & December payday

The campus is closed beginning Friday, December 25, 2015 and will resume normal business hours Monday, January 4, 2016. Holiday Schedule Thursday, December 24, 2015 Full Work Day (Vacation time can be taken with supervisor’s approval) Friday, December 25, 2015 – Christmas Day Monday, December 28, 2015 – President’s Day (Saved from February 16, 2015) […]

Message from President McClure

As an individual or an organization begins to change and move forward in a positive manner, it seems that negative forces join together to try and prevent the forward momentum. Many of us have experienced this as we try a new diet or exercise program, only to find that our friends or family will poke […]

AS&F funds acquisition of lifesaving devices

Thanks to a commitment by AS&F (Associated Students & Faculty – student government) of $7,000 from its Campus Impact Fund, the campus recently acquired seven new Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs. Eleven additional AEDs are also available across campus. “AS&F has left ‘a legacy’ for all current and future ASU staff, students, and visitors to […]

Be aware of slippery sidewalks

The grounds department of Facilities Services is in the process of winterizing the campus sprinkler systems. Please be cautious when walking on wet sidewalks, as they can be slippery. There will be hissing noises coming from the sprinkler, as well as some water on the sidewalks. is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet