ASU Foundation News

El Pomar remains committed to supporting nursing students and professionals

Dr. Shawn Elliott, director of the Nursing Program, appreciates the support. “This scholarship is a vital resource.” 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 Well-Positioned to Improve Debt Rating

"Thanks to the energetic support of our Trustees, faculty, students and alumni, we're taking the steps needed to boost our debt rating in the coming months," said President Beverlee J. McClure. 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 Foundation recognizes donors and students

"Donors like you are why I can call Adams State home. You support Adams State and, in turn, all of us." Continue Reading…

El Pomar will receive the ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Award

“I cannot express how grateful I am to receive this honor. It is outstanding people, as those in El Pomar Foundation, that help make student’s dreams and goals a reality.” Continue Reading…

2015 Spud Bowl Queen is Faleen Lobato

Each year, San Luis Valley schools are asked to nominate a senior as a candidate for Spud Bowl Queen. Continue Reading…

SLV Federal Bank continues to support ASU students

"The university enriches our valley community in so many ways and we want to see it remain healthy and continue to grow..." Continue Reading…

Adams State awarded scholarship funding for non-traditional students

The grant will provide $2,000 to 15 undergraduate students who meet the criteria. Continue Reading…

The deadline to apply for ASU scholarships is March 1

“Last year, the ASU Foundation provided $948,000 in support through private scholarships and the Grizzly Club.” Continue Reading…

DHE awards Adams State grant for Concurrent Enrollment Teaching Initiative

"Starting this June, a cohort of 15-20 social studies teachers will be enrolled in Adams State graduate courses leading to concurrent enrollment instructor eligibility." Continue Reading…

Billy Adams Award honors former Trustee Scoggin

As a trustee for Adams State University, Charles H. Scoggin, M.D., demonstrated a deep commitment to education that echoes the founding spirit of Billy Adams. Continue Reading…

Gemstone collection donated to Adam State Art Dept.

"These gifts have created a flurry of excitement and interest for the jewelry program and students. Students will benefit for years to come." Continue Reading…

El Pomar scholarships advance rural health care

The fund dedicates $45,000 annually to undergraduate students in Adams State's BSN program, while $66,000 is targeted to those pursuing advanced degrees. Continue Reading…

Former Trustee Charles H. Scoggin, M.D., to receive Billy Adams Award

As a trustee for Adams State University, Charles H. Scoggin, M.D., demonstrated a deep commitment to education that echoes the founding spirit of Billy Adams. Continue Reading…

Floyd and Cordelia Higel will receive the ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Award

“What Adams State gave me I try, in some measure, to give back to the institution in hopes other people will benefit as I did.” Continue Reading…

Adams State awards record number of degrees

"Because Adams State University is an inclusive, rather than exclusive school, I was given an opportunity to pursue my dreams. To live, not just visit. My great story began here. Yours does, too." Continue Reading…

Seize the opportunity to support Adams State

“I hope alumni and friends will take the time to support the institution so Adams State may continue providing great stories." Continue Reading…

Evening with Our Stars event is April 4

This year performances include 68 West, Adams State’s a cappella group; Lost & Found, Adams State’s improv comedy troupe; and a chemistry magic show by the campus chemistry club. Continue Reading…

ASU's Lori Laske earns fundraising certification

Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International. Continue Reading…

ASU alumna shares med school experience with fellow Porter Scholars

"Have faith that Adams State has prepared you really well. The best advice I could give you is to work your butt off; it pays off." Continue Reading…

Adams State business students receive financial support from Alta Fuels

“While dedicating time to my studies I have also enjoyed interacting with fellow students and professors.” Continue Reading…

Willis Fassett Jr Award recipients are Ron and Marilyn Loser

“If it weren’t for Adams State we’d probably still be struggling with a failing business.” Continue Reading…

ASU joins Colorado Challenge to expand student access to higher education

The project's goal is to determine effective practices to improve college-completion rates, particularly for students who are low-income, minority and the first in their families to attend college. Continue Reading…

Student athlete awarded the Motz Outstanding Athlete Scholarship

“Marv was a good athlete, a good friend and a good student,” Weems said. Continue Reading…

Adams State announces new scholarships

“I also want to give back to the institution that had such a positive effect on my life.” Continue Reading…

Scholarships continue Hilwig’s influence

Most will agree the teaching profession influences countless lives, as those immediately touched in turn inspire another, in an endless ripple. Continue Reading…

Gary Peer's Great Story honored

"In Twain's words: 'Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.' Dr. Peer is a sunny spirit. Continue Reading…

SLV Federal Bank funds additional scholarships

“These monies are targeted at student retention knowing some students may be lacking just a small amount of help in order to continue their attendance,” Bussey said. Continue Reading…

ASU Foundation hosts Evening with Our Stars

“The Foundation Board is excited to host an evening filled with great entertainment, good food and a chance to raise scholarship money for San Luis Valley students attending ASU." Continue Reading…