ASU Foundation News

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…

Adams State appreciates donors

The Adams State University 2012 Donor and Student Recognition Dinner, on November 1, provided the opportunity for students to personally thank scholarship benefactors. Continue Reading…

First Southwest Bank honored with ASU Willis Fassett Jr. Award

“One of our key core values is education. Adams State provides so much for the whole San Luis Valley community and is beneficial for growth within the community.” Continue Reading…

Colorado Alliance for Boys & Girls Clubs honors Svaldi & ASC

Adams State President David Svaldi was honored as a Friend of Youth by the Colorado Alliance for Boys & Girls Clubs at a March 27 banquet in Denver. Continue Reading…

Adams State appreciates donors

The Adams State College 2011 Donor and Student Recognition Dinner, on November 3, provided the opportunity for students to personally thank scholarship benefactors and the institution Continue Reading…

Spier is Willis Fassett, Jr. Award recipient

Her life may not have panned out as Patsy Spier once imagined, but her persistence and ability to move forward despite tragedy placed her in a position to help others and reach out to strangers. Continue Reading…

Dr. Robert Pollard honored by ASC Foundation

The Adams State College alumnus who conceived of "Great Stories on Walls in Halls" was recently recognized through the program himself. The Great Story of Dr. Robert Pollard '61 was dedicated July 1. Continue Reading…

ASC Willis Fassett, Jr. Award recipient is San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative

Hard-working individuals with conviction and dedication brought light to isolated areas of the San Luis Valley. Continue Reading…

Emeritus Professor Dr. John McDaniel makes second largest gift to ASC in college history

A man who served his entire academic career to the benefit of Adams State College and its students has pledged the second largest donation in the college's history. Continue Reading…

2010 Billy Adams Award goes to Emeritus Professor of History Dr. John McDaniel

Time, treasure, talent -- Dr. John McDaniel has dedicated all three to Adams State College, which will present him with its most prestigious honor, The Billy Adams Award. Continue Reading…

Magnolia Society supports ASC nursing lab

The San Luis Valley's Magnolia Society presented a check for $14,270.94 to support equipment in Adams State College's n Continue Reading…

Woman's Citizenship Club fashion show supports nursing scholarships

The GFWC (General Federation of Women's Clubs) Woman's Citizenship Club raised more than $2,500 at its annual fashion Continue Reading…

ASC recognizes Porter Scholars for 2009

Twelve exceptional science and mathematics students were named Adams State College's Porter Scholars for 2009. Continue Reading…

ASC Foundation unveils first Walls in Halls

Holiday lights lent a festive glow to the atmosphere and complimented the hand-knit sweater worn by Connie Spencer Continue Reading…

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Marvels will receive the Willis Fassett, Jr. Award on November 6

Dr. John and Mrs. Frances Marvel's warmth, charm, and generous hospitality make them one of Adams State College's most Continue Reading…