Alumni Awards & News

Adams State to honor Joe Garcia with the Billy Adams Award

“I know that there is talent in every corner of our state, and that it is our shared obligation and in our mutual interest to develop the potential of all of our residents.” Continue Reading…

John T. Salazar named Adams State 2016 Outstanding Alumnus

"This college has a real special place in my heart." Continue Reading…

Amber (Harlan) Price, M.D. named Adams State 2016 Exceptional New Alumna

She's just begun her medical residency, and is well on her way to achieving her childhood dream of becoming an orthopaedic surgeon. Continue Reading…

Martinez and Meis were the bookends of the bookstore

“We have now had children of former work-study students come in and apply for a position,” Meis said. Continue Reading…

Paverd followed no straight lines to his success

“I have felt the most fulfilled while working as a producer on large public-facing, arts-driven events." Continue Reading…

Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center Ribbon Cutting is June 24

Among Emma and Henry Salazar's children is former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar. Continue Reading…

Adams State Theatre Department set stage for DiSanti

“I've worked in Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Scotland, Germany, Russia, Israel and other places I'm sure I am forgetting,” DiSanti said. Continue Reading…

Adams State's Boettcher Teacher Residency program awards licensure

Nearly all of the Boettcher residents have secured teaching positions beginning next fall. Continue Reading…

Adams State commencement speaker calls grads to the table

Adams State awarded 362 degrees at its spring commencement ceremony, including 271 bachelor's degrees and 91 associate's degrees. Continue Reading…

ASU Trustees approve new master's program in English

The program is geared to middle and high school English teachers Continue Reading…

Sarah Marie Jennings receives Rural Scholarship from the NBCC Foundation

“I am so thankful for the opportunities this scholarship will provide,” Jennings said. Continue Reading…

Adams State Alumnus Gomez will address spring undergraduates

Gomez previously served as vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Continue Reading…

Adams State honors Exemplary Faculty

Dr. Christy Miller, professor of chemistry, and Dr. Tony Weathers, professor of mathematics, were honored for the 2015-16 academic year. Continue Reading…

Lopez is next Lifeways Lecture speaker

Dennis Lopez will share his incredible insight on the origination of place names within the San Luis Valley. Continue Reading…

Adams State alumna and professor evaluate Madison Fellowship applications

“I’m a 2008 James Madison Memorial Fellowship Fellow and Adams State was my chosen master’s program." Continue Reading…

ASU Trustees reappoint President McClure for three more years

The Board of Trustees for Adams State University voted unanimously to renew President Beverlee J. McClure's contract for the next three years. Continue Reading…

Adams State’s Career Fair is March 31

“This is a fantastic opportunity for students and potential employers to connect.” Continue Reading…

Flying fueled Nash’ passion

“The recruits I was placed with in the Navy program had a very tough drill instructor – but he did turn us into aviators.” Continue Reading…

Adams State hosts legislators in Denver

President McClure was introduced to the Colorado General Assembly and received a standing ovation. Continue Reading…

Adams State will host free presentations for English teachers

The conference will include a keynote address, Leadership, by former US Congressman John Salazar. Continue Reading…

Adams State graduate gives back as head of Migrant Education program

"I am only successful if I can make a difference for others. I experienced obstacles myself as a migrant student, and now I can create better opportunities and improve the systems." Continue Reading…

Return of the Corn Mothers featured in the ASU Hatfield Gallery

The Return of the Corn Mothers is a traveling photographic/oral history exhibition of women from the Southwest who embody the spirit of community. Continue Reading…

ASU alumna receives Outstanding Young Music Educator Award

“To have other music educators nominate me was a true honor..." Continue Reading…

Alumni and supporters welcome to Adams State University Day at the Capitol

"By sharing their experiences of Adams State, our alumni can help lawmakers understand the importance of Adams State University to Colorado and to our students." Continue Reading…

Adams State ranked one of Colorado's most affordable bachelor's degrees

The website Affordable Schools ranked a bachelor's degree from Adams State University the fourth most affordable in the state of Colorado. Continue Reading…

Hertners create scholarship for Adams State biology majors

“Anita and I are most fortunate to have the resources that will enable us to endow the scholarship,” John said. Continue Reading…

Adams State launches graduate degree in Public Administration

The 36-credit hour, online program is designed to help current or aspiring professionals in state or local government, as well as non-profit organizations, to acquire appropriate credentials. Continue Reading…

State Rep. Hamner urged graduates to open the doors of opportunity

"I challenge you to continue learning and even obtain advanced degrees. More doors of opportunity will open for you, and you'll have even more chances to change and improve lives beyond your own." Continue Reading…

ASU names Kristina Daniel Exceptional New Alumna

She will accept the award at the Adams State University Alumni Banquet and Awards Ceremony during Homecoming, Oct. 2. To make a reservation and purchase tickets for the banquet, please call ASU Alumni Continue Reading…