Campus Announcements

Attention Veterans!

We will be offering a Veterans AAA course for the Fall 2015 semester! If you are a Veteran I would highly recommend taking this course! It is designed and taught by and for Veterans! The course will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3-3:50pm in East Campus room 102. The CRN number for the course is 13884. If you have any questions about this course, please email or call 719-587-8452.


I hope everyone had a beautiful Spring Break. I invite you to join some Yoga this week on campus as we work on twisting out the toxins you may have put in your body over the break! Get yourself grounded so you can flow through the rest of the semester with confidence and composure. See YOU soon!

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 6:30-7:30 am (The Rex)
Friday: Noon-1pm (East Campus)

hot summer classes

It’s not too late to register for summer classes, especially Com Arts 1 (ENG 101) during the Maymester, and Major Themes in Literature (ENG 203) coming up in July. Both classes are intense three week courses worth 3 credits each and then WHAM, you can cross those courses off your list! For more info, please contact or just slide over to the One Stop and sign up!

It’s Time for Tunes@2: Friday, April 3, Nielsen Library

It’s that time again! Put down whatever you’re working on this Friday at 2:00pm and head over to the second floor of the Nielsen Library for Tunes@2.

This month’s event features music student Nolan Smith. He will be performing mostly acoustic, all original songs that will be featured on his upcoming EP this June. Nolan’s music is greatly influenced by jazz. He hopes you enjoy what you hear and encourages everyone to like his Facebook page to keep up with his activities.

Tunes@2 happens every first Friday near the library coffee cart. Start your weekend off right – with good music, good coffee, and good company.

Celebrate the 1940’s

The Veterans At Adams State invite you to join us at our 3rd annual banquet on April 18th at 5pm. This event will take place at the Rodeway Inn located in East Alamosa. Come enjoy a great dinner, guest speakers, and live music performed by Reveille 3! There will be a silent auction and you might even win one of our many great door prizes! This will be a 1940’s USO themed event and a chance to dress up and have some fun.
Tickets are on sale now and are only $10 for AS&F personnel and $20 for general admission. Please contact the Veterans At Adams State at 719-587-8452 or

ASU Women’s Weekly Blog

This week the ASU Women’s blog is featuring another blog – “Media Girl”- they posted an article about rape culture in society today.

We know this is a hard topic to think about, discuss, and read about. Please click on this link and read the blog, watch the video of the documentary “Trigger Warning.” Be sure to watch the video all the way to the end, as it will touch you and make you think. Then post a comment on the ASU Women’s blog and tell us what you think.

Grilled Cheese Monday @ Vistas

Welcome back! Hope everyone had a great Spring Break. Just a reminder that tonight, 5pm to 9pm, Vistas is offering our grilled cheese sandwiches for only $2.00 each. We offer three cheeses (pepper jack, American or Swiss). Make it a meal by adding an order of fries (sweet potato, waffle-cut, steak or beer battered) and a 20 ounce bottled soda or water for only $5.00. You can add bacon or ham to your grilled cheese sandwich for just $.50 extra. So stop on by the restaurant and enjoy a good inexpensive meal, tonight, 5pm to 9pm.

“The Macaroni Kiss”

What if you met the man of your dreams… and then found out you were HIV+? Come hear a story of rebellion, grace, and most of all hope, as international speakers Rick and Barb Wise present their unique love story. This event is free and open to the public and will be held on Wed., April 1st, 2015, in Carson Auditorium from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Presented by Club ESRA.

Pi Sigma Alpha-Political Science Honor Society

Students who are majoring or minoring in political science and meet certain criteria can join Pi Sigma Alpha, the national honor society for political science. Students need to be a junior or senior, have a cumulative GPA above a 3.0, rank in the top one-third of their class, and meet a minimal hours completed for political science courses. Applications are due April 3rd. If you believe you meet these qualifications, contact Jess for further information. Email:

Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society

Students who are majoring or minoring in history, anthropology, social studies education, or political science and meet certain criteria can join Pi Gamma Mu, the international honor society for the social sciences. Students need to be a junior, senior, or graduate students, have a cumulative GPA above a 3.0, rank in the top one-third of their class, and meet a minimal hours completed for the above prefix courses. Applications are due April 3rd. If you believe you meet these qualifications, contact Jess for further information. Email:

SandHill Review

Do you want to show the world your artwork or writing? Submit your work to the SandHill Review – Adams State University’s literary journal. We accept all fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, screenplays, 2D & 3D artwork. Our deadline is April 1st. Any student, alumni, or ASU staff can submit.

Email submissions or questions to

A Public Presentation Defending the Truth of Christianity

On Friday, April 24th Collin Brooks, a senior Adams State student, will be giving a free presentation, open to the public, defending the truth of the Christian worldview to help promote Fellowship of Christian Students (FCS). The event begins at 7 PM and there will be audience Q & A. To hear a logical defense of the truth of Christianity or to ask questions about the faith and presentation, please come and bring friends! The event will be in Carson auditorium.

Learn How to Feast in the Wild. Monday, March 30 at Nielsen Library

On Monday, March 30th, 6:30pm-8:00pm, 2nd floor Nielsen Library, Maury Grimm of M’s La Jara Jardin will lead a workshop on the many edible and medicinal plants of the San Luis Valley. Attendees will learn about edible weeds, how to nurture them in your garden, common roadside plants, plant habitats, mushrooms and more. She’ll even be bringing a few samplers – come nibble on cattails with us! All are welcome.

Maury has been an avid forager for over 40 years and has written articles for High Country News and Wild Edible Wyoming. M’s La Jara Jardin is a commitment to nurturing edible and medicinal First Ways plants. You can follow her at

Rex Activity Center Closure 3/26/15

The Rex will closed on Thursday 3/26/15 for a deep cleaning of the floors and main traffic areas of the facility.


AS&F would like your nomination for faculty and staff awards. Your student recognition is very important to the University’s faculty and staff. We are looking for two nominations per student: an outstanding faculty nomination and an outstanding staff nomination. This is your opportunity to give the recognition that your favorite faculty and staff deserve! Please click the link below to submit your nominations. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to email us. Have a wonderful and safe spring break!

Justine Brydges
Executive Secretary
Associated Students & Faculty