Diversity at Adams State

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…

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 completely cover tuition, fees, and housing for the first year. 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…

Adams State introduces new minor in Latino Studies

The new minor is a cross-disciplinary program housed in the Department of History, Anthropology, Philosophy, Political Science, and Spanish. Continue Reading…

La Musica de la Gente II Concert is April 10

McCulloch, a native New Mexican born in Gallup of mixed heritage, including Irish and Hispanic roots. Continue Reading…

Adams State celebrates Cesar Chavez Week

A number of events are planned this week to celebrate the life and work of Cesar Chavez. Continue Reading…

Award-winning documentary, COINTELPRO 101, will be shown at Adams State

A panel discussion and question and answer session will follow, panelists include Dr. Priscilla Falcón, Ricardo Romero and Francisco “Kiko” Martínez. Continue Reading…

LGBTQ panel to share perspectives

From gay marriage to civil rights, there can be no doubt that change is occurring. Continue Reading…

Sociology student chosen to present her research at Ivy Plus Symposium

She knew she could “go to any college” in the nation. She chose Adams State University. Continue Reading…

Carpio named director of Adams State’s HEAL Program

“This is an exceptional program. If higher ed professionals are interested in moving their careers forward...they should call me, because HEAL would be a great place to start.” Continue Reading…

Adams State celebrates Women’s Week

"...the idea began with wanting “to simply show the film Miss Representation to the community. It quickly grew from there, ..." Continue Reading…

Lecture will address “invisible” sexism

In virtually every field, women earn less than men. This includes women working in the same fields as men, with the same educational experience, the same work experience, and the same skills. Continue Reading…

Free “Lifeways of the San Luis Valley” lectures scheduled for spring 2014

The Adams State University Title V Hilos Culturales lecture series, “Lifeways of the San Luis Valley,” has scheduled a variety of free lectures, and a return of the concert, Musica de la Gente. Continue Reading…

Adams State receives Department of Defense Grant for robot lab

“Robots capture the imagination of the public and students of all ages..." Continue Reading…

Robert Moses visits campus during MLK Week

Founder of the Algebra Project and nationally recognized civil rights activist Robert Parris Moses believes all students have the constitutional right to quality education. Continue Reading…

Community invited to International Week Potluck

Community members are welcome. Entrance fee is one dish per family and $1 per person. Continue Reading…