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  • ASU Earns National Fundraising Award

    August 15

    For the second consecutive year, Angelo State University has been recognized with a Sustained Excellence Award in Fundraising by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

  • Engineering Dept. Named for David L. Hirschfeld

    May 20

    Angelo State University announced that at its May 20 meeting, the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the re-naming of ASU’s Department of Civil Engineering as the “David L. Hirschfeld Department of Engineering.”

  • ASU Alumna a Leader in Texas Comptroller’s Division

    March 23

    For Angelo State University alumna Denise Lunsford Stewart, becoming a woman in management for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts was more about opportunities than obstacles.

  • Record Enrollment for Spring 2016 Semester

    February 23

    After posting its all-time record fall enrollment last semester, Angelo State University has now posted a new all-time record spring enrollment with a total of 8,052 students enrolled at the university for the spring 2016 semester.

  • 2015 Staff Awards Winners

    February 15

    Four Angelo State University staff members – Melody Kelley, Deborah Motl, Joey Hereford and Dan Robertson – have earned the 2015 President’s Awards for Staff Excellence, and another – Shannon Sturm – has received the Chancellor’s Colonel Rowan Award for Execution. 

  • Foreign Affairs Speakers Program: Migration and Refugees

    February 5

    Much like communications, business and media, modern human migration patterns has become a more global phenomenon than at any time in the last century.

    That was the over-arching theme presented by James N. Purcell Jr., chairman of the board for the U.S. Association for International Migration, as the featured speaker for ASU’s E. James Holland-Roy A. Harrell Jr. Foreign Affairs Speakers Program, held Feb. 1-2.

  • Alum Begins Her Second Smithsonian Fellowship

    February 1

    To this day, Molly McDonough remains the only Angelo State graduate credited with discovering a new animal species, an accomplishment that has helped lead her to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

  • Professor’s Art Selected in Sculpture Competition

    February 1

    ASU art students taking Professor John Vinklarek’s classes have the distinct advantage of learning from a nationally recognized sculptor.

  • ASU Alum Tapped for Governor’s Commission

    January 5

    Drought forced Roscoe-area rancher Kim Alexander to take his Angelo State education degree into town for a job at the rural independent school district, a decision that has already transformed hundreds of students’ lives and led to his new statewide role.

  • Engineering Program’s First Semester a Rousing Success

    December 8

    Angelo State University’s fledgling Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program is already off to a flying start in its first semester of existence.

  • Ag Student Wheels Toward Bright Future

    November 24

    ASU junior Jacob Reicheneker knows all about overcoming adversity.

  • Retired Professor Honored for Latino-American History Work

    November 9

    For Dr. Arnoldo De León, a member of Angelo State University’s history faculty for 42 years until his retirement in June, his proudest career moment came in 1987. 

  • Archer Foundation Gift for College of Health and Human Services

    October 8

    The Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee of the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents has approved changing the name of Angelo State University’s College of Health and Human Services to the “Archer College of Health and Human Services.” The naming becomes official upon approval of the full board on Oct. 9.

  • ASU Earns National Fundraising Honor

    August 24

    Angelo State University has been recognized with a 2015 Sustained Excellence Award in Fundraising by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

  • 2014-15 Rodgers Awards Winners

    August 20

    Ian Brown, Dr. Trey Smith and Joe Muñoz have been named the winners of the 2014-15 Gary and Pat Rodgers Distinguished Awards honoring outstanding staff, faculty and administrators at Angelo State University.

  • 2015 ASU Rodgers Awards Nominees

    August 14

    Thirty-five Angelo State University employees have been nominated for the 2014-15 Gary and Pat Rodgers Distinguished Awards honoring outstanding ASU faculty, staff and administrators.

  • Date Set for ASU Blue and Gold Dinner

    April 10

    The date is set for the 11th Annual Phil George Blue & Gold Dinner and Auction with Crockett National Bank as the title sponsor for the fourth consecutive year. The dinner and athletic fundraising event will be on Friday, Aug. 7, at the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

  • Geosciences/Agriculture Research Gift from Shell Oil

    March 24

    Angelo State University has received an $116,500 gift from the Shell Oil Exploration and Production Company to fund a rangeland reclamation research project through joint efforts of the ASU Department of Agriculture and Department of Physics and Geosciences.

  • Alumni Basketball Ticket Offer

    January 5

    Angelo State University Alumni Association members are being offered an opportunity to purchase discounted $5 tickets to the Rams and Rambelles basketball games that begin their Lone Star Conference schedule on Wednesday, Jan. 7, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

  • George Scholarship Challenge

    November 26

    In recognition of Angelo State University’s former basketball coach and retired Athletic Director Phil George, an anonymous donor has offered to match donations up to a total of $20,000 to the Phil and Toddy George Endowment for Athletic Scholarships. The donation match will be in effect until Jan. 1.

  • 33 Students Get Stripes Scholarships

    November 7

    Angelo State University has presented 33 undergraduate students with 2014-15 academic scholarships funded by a $34,000 grant from Stripes Convenience Stores through the Stripes College Scholarship Fund. 

  • Alum Wins Teacher of the Year Honors

    October 27

    Angelo State University alumna Tara Salisbury has been named the Education Service Center Region 15 Elementary Teacher of the Year for the 2013-14 school year.

  • Honoring Legacies

    October 13

    (First published in the San Angelo Standard-Times, Sept. 30, 2014)

    Mike Millegan, former Verizon executive and member of Angelo State University’s 1978 national championship football team, could revel in his own successes. Instead, he has paid homage to a local hero, Benjamin Kelly.

  • Donations Set Record

    September 22

    Angelo State University supporters donated a record $13 million during the 2013-14 fiscal year, surpassing the previous fundraising record of $7.7 million in 2011.

  • New Davidson Chair in Nursing

    August 25

    Dr. Wrennah Gabbert, chair of Angelo State University’s Department of Nursing and director of the nursing program, has been named the James A. “Buddy” Davidson Chair in Nursing Excellence in ASU’s College of Health and Human Services.

  • ASU Football Coming Home to Campus

    March 27

    The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents has approved changing the name of the LeGrand Sports Complex to the LeGrand Stadium and Sports Complex after a $1.4 million dollar donation to provide lights and bleachers by Dr. Robert and Jean Ann LeGrand.

  • Gift from Mike Millegan to Impact Angelo State

    March 4

    The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents has approved the naming of the ASU weight room in the Junell Center to the Ben and Alvetta Kelly weight room after a generous donation from Mike Millegan.

  • ASU Debuts Mayer Field

    February 3

    Richard and Betty Mayer were recognized during an Angelo State University ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to officially debut Mayer Field at the ASU Softball Complex and its new artificial turf.