Diversity at Adams State

Abeyta will read from his latest book on December 11

“I never write about the idea I start with, I let it take me where it wants to go and then I cut back to truest idea,” Abeyta said. Continue Reading…

It is Tamale Time at ASU C.A.S.A. Center

Everyone joined in on the fun of spreading the fluffy and sticky masa on the corn husk, and then filling them with many different options laid out in front of them. Continue Reading…

Best-selling author of "The Other Wes Moore" speaks at Adams State Oct. 24

Students gathered in the library Tuesday evening to discuss the book and discussed such themes as personal responsibility, the influence of one's environment, the value of education, and destiny. Continue Reading…

ASU named in top 50 Colleges for Hispanic students

Adams State’s 2014 freshman class is its most diverse yet. Continue Reading…

PEBC/Boettcher Teacher Residency program at Adams State awarded $2.9 million STEM grant

The STEM grant will help train new teachers for elementary and middle schools in 15 rural Colorado school districts. Continue Reading…

Hispanic Heritage Month includes presentation by Vigil

Vigil is chairman of the Fine and Performing Arts Department and director of Drama at Colorado Academy in Denver. Continue Reading…

Adams State celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Adams State University Hispanic Heritage Month includes events scheduled through October: Continue Reading…

Adams State receives $3.6 million in Title V grants for education access

These awards bring the total Title V funding Adams State has received since 2000 to more than $17.7 million. Continue Reading…

Adams State supporters speak out at CCHE meeting

"The state needs to stop punishing the students," said Adam State University AS&F (student government) President Joe Schlabach Jr. at a meeting hosted by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. Continue Reading…

STEM Saturdays continue this fall

Topics range across the spectrum, including biology, robotics, earth science, chemistry, computer science and mathematics. Continue Reading…

Judge Lucero authors historic opinion

The Hon. Carlos F. Lucero '61 is making history again. Continue Reading…

Adams State sees growth in retention, student credit load

The university also set another record in graduate student enrollment: 969, a three percent increase from last year. Continue Reading…

Faculty Lecture series continues on October 1

Religious conflict and the early history of Spanish conquests in the Americas defined English views of Spain in the sixteenth century. Continue Reading…

Luna Itzel will perform Mexican folk music in Leon Memorial Hall

According to lunaitzel.com, Itzel has the most beautiful and expressive voice on Mexico’s contemporary music scene. Continue Reading…

Elliott will visit Adams State for a free workshop on prejudice

Elliott was a third-grade schoolteacher when she created the famous "blue-eyed/brown-eyed" exercise, which later became the basis for her career in diversity training. Continue Reading…

Adams State University welcomes new faculty

In addition to new students, each fall Adams State University also welcomes new faculty to the campus and Alamosa community. Continue Reading…

Lopez will speak on the Archaic Spanish language of the region

This life-long study prepared Lopez to share what he learned about this distinct dialect that is found nowhere else in the Spanish speaking world. Continue Reading…

Adams State welcomes new students

Wearing t-shirts emblazoned with a victorious Grizzly and the phrase: "You Are Who You Want to Be," the new students were inspired at Friday's New Student Convocation. Continue Reading…

Duran well-prepared for future mentoring

“It was the best experience of my life,” Duran said. Continue Reading…

Summer Academy motivates students to pursue careers in STEM

“Best year out of three years I have been with STEM;” “No complaints;” “Genetics is super cool;” and “Thanks for opening so many doors for us.” Continue Reading…

Hilos Culturales will award lifetime achievement awards at Fandango

This year’s recipients are David Luis Guerrero of Pueblo, Colo. and Jesús “Chuy” Martínez of Albuquerque, NM, represent a combined century of musical experience... Continue Reading…

Adams State launches College Assistance Migrant Program

The program launched July 1, and is available for the coming fall semester. CAMP participants will receive financial aid and stipends to assist in covering tuition, fees, and housing for the first yea Continue Reading…

Hilos Culturales announces evening Fandango and award recipients

The Fandango engages the entire family in “La Marcha de los Novios” – Wedding March, Valses – waltzes, polcas – polkas and “Baile de la Escoba” – the Broom Dance. Continue Reading…

Hilos Culturales faculty prepare for Institute

Lillian Gomez, Adams State Title V director, said when faculty and staff understand the family and culture of students it helps them connect at a deeper and more meaningful level. 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…

Mother & son to "walk" at commencement

Dyan Anderson and her son, Gavin Davis, are one inter-generational pair who will receive degrees together at Spring Commencement, May 10. It seems to run in the family. Continue Reading…

Alternative Radio host, Barsamian will speak on the Adams State campus

The first program manager at KRZA, Alamosa’s public radio station, and current host of Alternative Radio, David Barsamian is the final presenter of the “Lifeways of the San Luis Valley." Continue Reading…

Scholar to speak on the Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality

“We have to [practice religious inclusion] in a multi-ethnic, multi-faith society in a globalized society..." said John Esposito. Continue Reading…

Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area awards grant to Adams's State's C.A.S.A.

"This project will focus on connecting students, faculty, and community members to the rich and often ignored cultural history of the San Luis Valley," said C.A.S.A. director, Oneyda Maestas. Continue Reading…

Adams State will show film “Training Rules”

Rene Portland had three training rules during her 26 years coaching basketball at Pennsylvania State University no drinking, no drugs and no lesbians. Continue Reading…