Diversity at Adams State

Law Enforcement Torch Run raises $2,500 for Special Olympics

"One-hundred campus and community members joined us, and we raised $1,000 more than last year." Continue Reading…

Lifeways Lecture series presents Ben Waddell

However, a closer look at southern Colorado reveals that deep seeded discrimination has played a particularly pernicious role in the undoing of what were once thriving communities. Continue Reading…

Adams State will host Skype session with Dolores Huerta

At 83, Dolores Huerta continues to work tirelessly developing leaders and advocating for the working poor, women, and children. Continue Reading…

Adams State presents ETC Awards

“There could be no finer tribute to our daughter, Erin, than supporting others in doing what she so loved.” Continue Reading…

Valdez recognized for outstanding achievement

“Upward Bound recognizes a student’s ability to do well – the goal is to direct that potential toward success,” Valdez said. Continue Reading…

Adams State Pan American Day releases results

Rayas Solís appreciates the help received from Adams State Spanish students, faculty, and staff, and members of the SLV community; many who volunteered to judge the simultaneous competitions. Continue Reading…

Adams State PBL heads to Nat'l Leadership Conference

Adams State's Chance Padilla was elected PBL State President. Continue Reading…

Adams State receives State Historical Fund grant to preserve Marvel House exterior

Constructed in 1932, the structure is included in the City of Alamosa Historic Registry. Continue Reading…

Adams State Trustees award faculty tenure, promotions, and sabbaticals

Four Adams State University faculty members were granted tenure April 8, as approved by the university's Board of Trustees. Seven faculty were promoted in rank. Continue Reading…

Adams State University honors student leadership

The room was filled with some of the biggest student leaders on campus. Everyone in that room was a strong student advocate on campus. Continue Reading…

Genizaro is topic of next Lifeways Lecture

A Genízaro is a person of Native American descent who was captured and sold into slavery to serve in the Spanish households of New Mexico; a practice that began in the early 1600’s. Continue Reading…

Adams State Guaranteed Tuition begins this fall

All undergraduate students enrolled on-campus are guaranteed no tuition increases through their fourth consecutive academic year of enrollment. The Guarantee is available to in-state and out-of-state Continue Reading…

Ninth Annual ASU Student Scholar Days begins April 7

Student Scholar Days, an annual multidisciplinary two-day conference, highlights the academic achievements of undergraduate students at Adams State. Continue Reading…

Lifeways presents Aaron Abeyta

The message in Abeyta’s letter goes far beyond plays and strategies for winning on the football field. Continue Reading…

Adams State will celebrate Cesar Chavez Week 2016

The week’s theme, “Land, Labor, Water: A Journey Through Our Heritage,” will include film, lectures, music, dance lessons, food, and art. Continue Reading…

Black Lives Matter Movement discussed at Adams State

The Black Lives Matter Movement was discussed from the perspectives of political science, history, sociology, psychology, and law enforcement. Continue Reading…

Guest Lecturer at Adams State will address Slut Shaming

Tanenbaum's, newest book I Am Not a Slut: Slut-Shaming in the Age of the Internet, offers a fresh perspective on the phenomenon of teenage girls and young women labeling each other "sluts" and "hos." Continue Reading…

Fighting flames at night and cracking books by day

“I am grateful for knowing people in my classes who help me catch up with assignments.” Continue Reading…

ASU Annual Women’s Week begins March 4

Celebrating women – their accomplishments and continued struggles - the Third Annual Adams State University Women’s Week will be held from March 4 through March 11. Continue Reading…

ASU will celebrate International Women’s Day

Adams State University students invite the public to celebrate International Women’s Day. Continue Reading…

Adams State announces creation of Salazar Rio Grande del Norte Center

The center will house artifacts that reflect the rich history and archaeology of the Rio Grande in Colorado. Internships in the center will be available to students in many disciplines. Continue Reading…

ASU Music Department will offer Music 4 Kids class

This service learning project will provide observation and teaching opportunities for ASU music education majors and will provide a creative and musical experience for children in the San Luis Valley. Continue Reading…

ASU Summer STEM Academy Open House is February 27

The event will be a great opportunity for parents and students to see first-hand what the Summer STEM Academy has to offer, ask questions, and meet Title V STEM staff. Continue Reading…

Intimate Strangers artist lecture is February 18

Watson, a mixed-media artist and educator, combines interests in the figure, found objects, and text as visual material. 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…

Black Lives Matter Panel Discussion is February 17

“My mission is to raise the political and social consciousness regarding human rights as well as civil rights violations of Black people,” Nealy said. Continue Reading…

Caring for Colorado grant supports expansion of Adams State's RN-BSN program

"Our RN-to-BSN online program is both affordable and flexible, to meet the needs of working registered nurses from diverse economic and cultural backgrounds." Continue Reading…

Dr. Ed Crowther reviewed MLK Jr. history vs. memories

"He did not set out to be a Civil Rights leader. History happened to Dr. King," Crowther said. Continue Reading…

Adams State will host special screening on lynching in the southwest

The film will examine the difficult history of Mexican-American lynchings in the Southwest. A discussion with the filmmaker will follow. Continue Reading…