Campus Announcements

Work Study position available in the SUB

The Student Union Office has a Building Manager workstudy position available. Please go to SUB office 321 for an application and job description. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

4th Annual Piedra Pump Climbing Competition at Adams State

Adams State is hosting the 4th annual Piedra Pump Climbing competition on Saturday, February 10, 2017 in the Rex Activity Center. This year all proceeds will be donated to fund the Kyle Buffis Memorial scholarship.
Registration $20 is open to collegiate climbers and the general public ages 5 and up. If you are interested in participating you can sign up at or register in person the day of the competition. Everyone who registers will be given a free mug and be entered for a chance to win raffle prizes. Winners will be awarded cash prizes.

Session 1
Registration 8-8:45 am
Climbers meeting 8:45am
Climbing 9am-12pm

Session 2
Registration 12-12:45pm
Climbers meeting 12:45pm
Climbing 1-4pm
Awards 4:30 pm

Spectators welcome!

For questions or comments contact the Adams State Adventure Program at 719-587-7813, or come by the climbing wall during our open hours to talk to an employee.

ASSNA Blood Drive – January 31st

The Adams State University Nursing Program, in coordination with Bonfils Blood Center, will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 12:00 to 4:00. If you would like to donate, please read the following to ensure your eligibility and then contact Victoria Campbell at 719-580-7941 or to schedule a time:
-Must be 18 years or older, 16 and 17 with parental consent
– Must weigh at least 115 pounds
-Must not have received a tattoo or body piercing using single-use equipment within the last 24 hours
-One the date of your donation:
-Will you have taken Accutane, Proscar or Propecia within the last month?
-Will you have taken Coumadin/Warfarin, Pradaxa, Xarelto or Apixaban within 1 week?
-One the date of your donation, will you have spent more than 24 hours in (traveled to) any location outside of the U.S. or Canada within the last 12 months?

The entire process should take approximately 20 minutes, with the actual donation lasting from 8-10 minutes. A few tips to follow to ensure a smooth donation process include drinking plenty of fluids and eating a well-balanced meal prior to donating. Also, please bring a form of ID with you to your appointment. It is a great experience donating blood and by donating, you will be someone’s hero. With just one donation, you could help save more than one life!

Walk-in’s are welcome and free snacks will be provided to all who donate!

Climb Frozen Waterfalls with ASAP! 2/3/18

Spend the day with the Adventure program ascending frozen waterfalls in Southern Colorado and taking in the beautiful winter views. After a short hike, with the opportunity for some snowshoeing, weather permitting, to the base of the Ice fall. An Ice climbing clinic will be taught so regardless of experience level everyone will get the skills they need to succeed. Don’t forget warm clothes!
AS&F: $15
Community Member: $30

Come into the Rex Fitness and Wellness Center (12pm-7pm M-F) ask one of our ASAP Staff for registration forms. For more information:
Call: 719-587-7813

Mandatory pretrip meetings will ALWAYS take place 2 days prior to the trip leaving at 6:00pm in the Rex.

Christian Challenge + FREE meal Thursday Nights

Welcome Back Students! We invite you to join us in Coronado lobby 6:30-8pm every Thursday night for a FREE meal, time to hang out and socialize, and a lesson/ discussion on topics of faith.
Tonight (1/18/18) We will be having Rigatoni and discussing the names of God.
Everyone is welcome!
Check out Christian Challenge at

Meditation Group- Thursdays at 5:30

If you would like a calm space to sit with others and practice relaxation, awareness, and quiet of mind, join us Thursdays at 5:30 pm (except during school breaks). The sit itself is from 15-20 minutes, sometimes with a brief guided meditation. This is an intimate, open, informal weekly activity that welcomes all, does not proselytize and envisions a hopeful, compassionate and peaceful world. Come to the interfaith Center for Religious & Spiritual Life located in the Student Life area of the SUB. Contact us at or 719.587.7516 for more info.

Student Employment Opportunity

The office of Extended Studies is hiring for the spring semester. If you are interested, please send your resume to

Blackboard Maintenance 1/20/2018

On Saturday January 20, 2018, from midnight through 4:00 pm, Blackboard will be performing scheduled infrastructure maintenance to replace hardware which will reach end-of-life in March 2018. While we anticipate no interruption in service as a result of the work, Blackboard cannot entirely rule out periods of intermittent connectivity. Blackboard will make all efforts to keep any service disruption within the window to a minimum, but Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate may experience periods of intermittent connectivity.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions please contact AITC at or 719-587-7371

Work Study Position

The Rex Fitness and Wellness Center is hiring for the spring semester.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

Inquiries will be accepted until January 24.

Scholarship Opportunity

The JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship is Open. Please click the link for application and more information. Deadline is February 1, 2018 and is open to all U.S. citizens of Hispanic descent who are currently enrolled or have been accepted into an accredited college or university. Requirements: Submit an essay on one of the essay topics. Applicants must submit a copy of their transcript and complete online application. GPA requirement is a 2.8

Burritos this Friday!

The Spanish Club will once again be selling homemade burritos this Friday January 19th outside of McDaniel from 8 am to noon. Burritos are $3 each. Come on by!

*In case of bad weather we will set up inside McDaniel. Thank You!

Work Study Positions

Facilities Services is taking applications for work study in the following areas:
Auto Shop
Structural Trades
If you are interested, please come to our office located at 110 Murphy (white building south of old soccer fields) to fill out an application, or call Lisa at ext 7951 for more information. You may send me an email as well at

Seeking New Student Orientation Leaders Fall 2018

The Adams State New Student Orientation Fall 2018 team is growing and we want you to join our team of student leaders! Are you passionate about ASU? Are you looking to build more connections on campus? Want to build your own leadership style? Join TODAY!

This resume building opportunity is available to all students. In order to apply fill out the quick application .

For questions or concerns please contact Pedro Ramos at or Megan Lakatos at

2018 Women’s March this Saturday

Meet at the Art Building — the March begins at 10am. Bring your voice and bring an ally. We’ll march down to San Juan Ave and return to campus (2 miles) There will be a program and entertainment at Carson Auditorium beginning at 11am. See you there!

Questions? Contact Mary

FaceBook event:

MLK Week – MLK Talk

Featuring the annual MLK talk by Dr. Ed Crowther
“Fifty Years Since KIng”

When: January 17, 2018
Where: Porter Hall 130
Time: 12 PM