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February 2008

Release Date: February 11, 2008

Discover ASU Welcomes Prospective Students to Campus

Angelo State University will welcome prospective students and their families to campus on Saturday, Feb. 16, for “Discover ASU,” a day-long program designed to acquaint potential enrollees with the university and its numerous educational opportunities.

Discover ASU allows prospective students to visit campus and see what Angelo State has to offer in academic programs, facilities and opportunities for intellectual and personal growth.

Activities will begin with check-in at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the Houston Harte University Center on the ASU campus. The general welcome session will begin at 10 a.m. to be followed at 10:45 a.m. by informational sessions covering admissions, financial aid, Carr academic scholarships, residence halls, athletics, student organizations and campus activities.

Also at 10:45 a.m., there will be special sessions on a variety of professional programs, including nursing, pre-health professions, pre-physical therapy, pre-law and teacher education. Sessions on how to select a major and ASU’s Honors Program are scheduled at the same time as well as a tour of communication and journalism facilities and a studio performance by drama students.

A barbeque lunch on the patio will be served at 11:30 a.m. by members of the ASU Agriculture Department’s Meat and Food Science program. Lunch will be followed by a departmental fair from 12:30-2 p.m. and campus tours from 12:30-3 p.m.

Students and their families will also receive complimentary tickets to attend the ASU Rambelles’ softball game that starts at 3:15 p.m. at the ASU Softball Complex.

To learn more about Discover ASU or to register, contact the ASU Admissions Office at (325) 942-2058 or go online to