School Counseling Prof Wins State Distance Learning Award

May 18, 2022

School Counseling Prof Wins State Distance Learning Award

Dr. Audrey Heron, an Angelo State University alumna and member of the graduate education faculty, has received a 2022 Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation in Distance Education by an Individual Award from the Texas Digital Learning Association (TxDLA).

2022 Spring Commencement Ceremonies and Events

May 11, 2022

2022 Spring Commencement Ceremonies and Events

The members of Angelo State University’s largest-ever graduating class of over 1,140 students are scheduled to walk the stage during five spring commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

Dean Named for Norris-Vincent College of Business

May 10, 2022

Dean Named for Norris-Vincent College of Business

Dr. Andrew Tiger, interim dean of Angelo State University’s Norris-Vincent College of Business, has had the “interim” tag removed from his title and been appointed the permanent dean of the college.

2022 Faculty Excellence Awards Winners

May 10, 2022

2022 Faculty Excellence Awards Winners

Dr. Dionne T. Bailey of the Department of Mathematics, Dr. Bruce E. Bechtol Jr. of the Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice, and Dr. D. Rozena McCabe of the Department of Kinesiology are the winners of Angelo State University’s 2022 President’s Awards for Faculty Excellence.

2021-22 Order of the Sword & Shield Inductees

May 9, 2022

2021-22 Order of the Sword & Shield Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Order of the Sword & Shield national honor society recently inducted 28 new student members for the 2021-22 academic year.

Class of 2022 Top Graduates

May 3, 2022

Class of 2022 Top Graduates

Morgan Preston of Vicksburg, Michigan, has been selected to receive Angelo State University’s 2022 Presidential Award as the top graduate in her class, while five other ASU graduating seniors have been selected for 2021-22 Distinguished Student Awards from their respective academic colleges.

2022 Outstanding Graduate Students

May 2, 2022

2022 Outstanding Graduate Students

Angelo State University honored its 2022 Outstanding Graduate Students, as well as the recipients of four superlative awards, during the annual Graduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony on April 29 in the Houston Harte University Center.

Longtime Physics Prof Appointed Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research

April 29, 2022

Longtime Physics Prof Appointed Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research

Dr. David Bixler, chair of the Angelo State University Department of Physics and Geosciences, has been appointed the new dean of ASU’s College of Graduate Studies and Research, effective June 1.

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Spring 2022 Inductees

April 26, 2022

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Spring 2022 Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national honor society recently inducted its spring 2022 class of 57 new student members during a special virtual initiation ceremony on Facebook.

2021-22 Staff Awards Winners

April 25, 2022

2021-22 Staff Awards Winners

Four Angelo State University staff members – Zachary Deere, Christabel Romine, Candace Aguirre and Amanda Ritchie – have earned the 2021-22 President’s Awards for Staff Excellence, and another – Jayna Phinney – has received the annual Chancellor’s Colonel Rowan Award for Execution.

English Prof Chosen for Fulbright Seminar in Norway

April 21, 2022

English Prof Chosen for Fulbright Seminar in Norway

Dr. Nicole St. Germaine, a professor of English in Angelo State University’s Department of English and Modern Languages, has been selected for the U.S. Department of Education’s 2022 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program to conduct research in Norway this summer.

Business Dean Wins Grant to Expand Internship Programs

April 19, 2022

Business Dean Wins Grant to Expand Internship Programs

Dr. Andrew Tiger, interim dean of Angelo State University’s Norris-Vincent College of Business (NVCOB), has been awarded a $151,296 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance internship opportunities for ASU business students through the “NVCOB Internship Expansion Program.”

ASU Selected to Pilot DIR Regional Security Operations Center

April 14, 2022

ASU Selected to Pilot DIR Regional Security Operations Center

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) announced today that it will partner with Angelo State University to operate a pilot Regional Security Operations Center (RSOC) to provide Texas local governments with cybersecurity support.

Alpha Chi Honor Society Spring 2022 Inductees

April 13, 2022

Alpha Chi Honor Society Spring 2022 Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national honor society recently inducted 20 new members for the spring 2022 semester during a ceremony in the Houston Harte University Center.

Faculty Receive TTUS Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards

April 12, 2022

Faculty Receive TTUS Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards

Angelo State University faculty members Dr. William A. Taylor and Dr. Anthony N. Celso have been presented the Texas Tech University System’s 2022 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards for ASU during an April 12 ceremony in the ASU LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center.

History/Russian Student Wins State Department Scholarship

April 11, 2022

History/Russian Student Wins State Department Scholarship

Price Tarbet of Big Spring, a senior history major and Russian minor at Angelo State University, has been awarded a 2022 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for Russian language studies by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

Ram Powerlifters Medal at Nationals

April 7, 2022

Ram Powerlifters Medal at Nationals

Four members of Angelo State University’s Ram Powerlifting Club finished in the top five in their respective contests, including one Gold Medalist and one national runner-up, at the U.S.A. Powerlifting Collegiate National Meet in Lombard, Illinois.

Honors Students Win Regional Research Awards

April 6, 2022

Honors Students Win Regional Research Awards

Autumn Cleveland of Roby and Morgan Preston of Vicksburg, Michigan, seniors in the Angelo State University Honors Program, won top prizes for their research presentations at the 2022 Great Plains Honors Council (GPHC) Conference in Wichita, Kansas.

Ceremony to Honor ASU Track & Field Legends Noble & Owusu

March 31, 2022

Ceremony to Honor ASU Track & Field Legends Noble & Owusu

Angelo State University will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the David Noble / ASU Relays track and field meet with a special ceremony on Saturday, April 2, to honor Noble, the longtime ASU track and field coach for whom ASU’s annual home meet is named.

Public Invited to Join in ‘I Chose Angelo State Week’

March 30, 2022

Public Invited to Join in ‘I Chose Angelo State Week’

Angelo State University is celebrating April 1-8 as “I Chose Angelo State Week” and is inviting the San Angelo and surrounding communities to join with the Ram Family, past and present, to show and boost pride in Angelo State.

Free Summer Housing for ASU Students

March 28, 2022

Free Summer Housing for ASU Students

Angelo State University is once again offering its popular Free Summer Housing program this year to give more current students and incoming freshmen the opportunity to accelerate on the road toward graduation.

History Prof Earns Prestigious International Fellowship

March 23, 2022

History Prof Earns Prestigious International Fellowship

Dr. Sarah Lynch of the Angelo State University history faculty has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS), the United Kingdom’s foremost society for historians, based at University College London.

Handball Club Wins National Championship

March 16, 2022

Handball Club Wins National Championship

The Angelo State University Handball Club men’s team brought home both a team and an individual national title from the recent 69th U.S. Handball Association National Collegiate Championships at Missouri State University.

Counseling Graduate Students Win State CREST Awards

March 14, 2022

Counseling Graduate Students Win State CREST Awards

Three Angelo State University graduate students who are intern school counselors in the Brownwood Independent School District earned Counselors Reinforcing Excellence for Students in Texas (CREST) Awards for their respective schools at the Texas School Counselor Association’s (TSCA) recent Professional School Counselor Conference in Round Rock.

2022 ASU Faculty Promotions

March 10, 2022

2022 ASU Faculty Promotions

Fifteen Angelo State University faculty members have been promoted this spring semester, with their new ranks finalized by the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents during its recent regular meeting in El Paso.

Angelo State Again Named a National ‘Military Friendly School’

March 9, 2022

Angelo State Again Named a National ‘Military Friendly School’

For the 14th consecutive year, Angelo State University has been designated a “Military Friendly® School” by Victory Media (VIQTORY), which comprises several digital and print resources, including G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse, that serve military personnel and veterans transitioning into civilian life.

New Ram Ready Engineering Partnership Program

March 1, 2022

New Ram Ready Engineering Partnership Program

Angelo State University has entered into an agreement for Howard College to become the first partner institution in the new Ram Ready Engineering program that will provide community college students an accelerated pathway and smoother transition into ASU engineering degree programs.

Cheer Team Wins Fifth Straight National Title

February 28, 2022

Cheer Team Wins Fifth Straight National Title

For the fifth straight year, the Angelo State University Cheer Team has won a national title at the United Spirit Association USA Collegiate Championships in Anaheim, Calif.

New Campus Bell Tower and Naming Approved

February 25, 2022

New Campus Bell Tower and Naming Approved

The construction of a new bell tower on the Angelo State University campus that will be named in honor of the late entrepreneur and philanthropist, Robert “Bob” Housley, was approved by the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents on Feb. 24 at its regular meeting in El Paso.

2022 Faculty & Staff Service Awards Honorees

February 18, 2022

2022 Faculty & Staff Service Awards Honorees

More than 100 Angelo State University faculty and staff members, including 13 with a quarter century or more employment with the university, were honored with Service Awards during a ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 17, in the ASU Houston Harte University Center.

Top 10 National Rankings for Security Studies and Criminal Justice Programs

February 11, 2022

Top 10 National Rankings for Security Studies and Criminal Justice Programs

Several of Angelo State University’s security studies and criminal justice degree programs have again been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2021-22 by multiple higher education resource guides, with the majority of the rankings landing in the top 10.

Psychology Master’s Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

February 2, 2022

Psychology Master’s Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

Angelo State University’s Master of Science (M.S.) in psychology degree programs in several different disciplines have been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2021-22 by multiple higher education resource guides.

Ram Powerlifters Host Inaugural Home Meet, Win Multiple Medals

January 26, 2022

Ram Powerlifters Host Inaugural Home Meet, Win Multiple Medals

Angelo State University’s Ram Powerlifting Club hosted its first-ever home meet sanctioned by U.S.A. Powerlifting, and eight club members earned first-place medals at the inaugural ASU Big Horn Bash on Jan. 22 in the Houston Harte University Center.

National Award for Student Refunds Disbursement Program

January 13, 2022

National Award for Student Refunds Disbursement Program

Angelo State University has received a 2021 Achieving Campus Efficiency (ACE) Award from BM Technologies in recognition of ASU’s exceptional efforts in the electronic disbursement of financial aid credit balance refunds to students using the BankMobile Disbursements service.

Nursing Online M.S.N. Degrees Ranked Top 10 in U.S.

January 10, 2022

Nursing Online M.S.N. Degrees Ranked Top 10 in U.S.

Angelo State University’s online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree programs have been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2021-22 by multiple higher education resource guides, with the majority of the rankings landing in the top 10.

Mathematics Student Wins State Manufacturing Video Contest

January 5, 2022

Mathematics Student Wins State Manufacturing Video Contest

Alexis Washington of Porter, a freshman mathematics major at Angelo State University, won the Grand Prize in the inaugural Math4 Manufacturing student video contest conducted by the University of Texas Charles A. Dana Center.

School Counseling Prof Earns State Advocacy Award

December 9, 2021

School Counseling Prof Earns State Advocacy Award

Dr. Lesley Casarez of Angelo State University’s graduate education faculty received the 2021 John Shirley Advocacy Award from the Texas Counseling Association (TCA) at the TCA’s 65th annual Professional Growth Conference in Galveston.

Fall 2021 Alpha Chi Honor Society Inductees

December 6, 2021

Fall 2021 Alpha Chi Honor Society Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national honor society recently inducted 59 new members for the fall 2021 semester during a ceremony in the Houston Harte University Center.

Fall 2021 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Inductees

December 3, 2021

Fall 2021 Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national honor society recently inducted its fall 2021 class of 86 students during a special virtual initiation ceremony on Facebook.

Ram Powerlifters Win Gold at Longhorn Open

December 2, 2021

Ram Powerlifters Win Gold at Longhorn Open

Two members of Angelo State University’s Ram Powerlifting Club brought home first-place medals from the U.S.A. Powerlifting 2021 Longhorn Open competition at the University of Texas at Austin.

Education Honor Society Wins National ‘ACE’ Award

November 22, 2021

Education Honor Society Wins National ‘ACE’ Award

Angelo State University’s Mu Gamma chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) international honor society for education has received a 2021 Achieving Chapter Excellence (ACE) Award from the KDP national organization for chapter activities during 2019-21.

Political Science Student Wins National Conference Award

November 19, 2021

Political Science Student Wins National Conference Award

Kristen Kilpatrick of Abilene, a political science major at Angelo State University, earned a Distinguished Delegate Award at the 25th annual Eugene Scassa Mock Organization of American States (ESMOAS) Collegiate Summit of the Americas Conference earlier this month at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.

Angelo State Earns AACSB International Accreditation

November 17, 2021

Angelo State Earns AACSB International Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB) announces that Angelo State University has earned business accreditation for its Norris-Vincent College of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network connecting learners, educators, and businesses worldwide.

Angelo State Alum Appointed New ASU Freshman College Dean

November 16, 2021

Angelo State Alum Appointed New ASU Freshman College Dean

Dr. Micheal W. Salisbury, dean of the Angelo State University College of Graduate Studies and Research, has been appointed the new dean of ASU’s Freshman College, effective Dec. 1.

LeGrand Named Angelo State’s 2021 R.A.M. Veteran of the Year

November 11, 2021

LeGrand Named Angelo State’s 2021 R.A.M. Veteran of the Year

Dr. Robert LeGrand, a well-known local physician and retired U.S. Air Force major, was named Angelo State University’s 2021 Remembering Angelo’s Military (R.A.M.) Veteran of the Year during ASU’s annual Veterans Day Luncheon today (Nov. 11) in the Houston Harte University Center.

Chemistry Student Group Earns National Honor

November 9, 2021

Chemistry Student Group Earns National Honor

Angelo State University’s student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has received a Commendable Award from the national ACS Committee on Education for the chapter’s activities during the 2020-21 academic year.

Angelo State Awarded $36 Million for Infrastructure Upgrades

November 4, 2021

Angelo State Awarded $36 Million for Infrastructure Upgrades

Angelo State University is set to receive $36 million in Capital Construction Assistance Projects (CCAP) funding through Texas Senate Bill 52 for infrastructure improvements to the underground water systems in the ASU Central Plant.

Angelo State Adds New Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology

October 28, 2021

Angelo State Adds New Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology

Angelo State University has added a new Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in counseling psychology degree program that will prepare graduates to become licensed psychologists (LPs) in the state of Texas. It is the second doctoral degree now offered by ASU.

$4.77 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant for STEM Enhancement Project

October 20, 2021

$4.77 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant for STEM Enhancement Project

Angelo State University has been awarded a $4.77 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a new project designed to enhance ASU’s enrollment, retention and graduation rates for Hispanic, low-income and other under-represented student groups in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Casillas, White Join ASU Foundation Board of Trustees

October 18, 2021

Casillas, White Join ASU Foundation Board of Trustees

Angelo State University alumni Oscar Casillas and Jerod White have joined the Board of Trustees for the ASU Foundation, a public, nonprofit organization established to provide financial assistance to ASU, primarily through gifts and earnings on endowed funds.

Angelo State Launches Virtual Exhibit of West Texas World War II Stories

September 28, 2021

Angelo State Launches Virtual Exhibit of West Texas World War II Stories

Angelo State University’s College of Arts and Humanities has launched a new virtual public exhibition titled “Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times” that chronicles the World War II experiences of a diverse group of people with ties to West Texas.

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Textbook on U.S. Intelligence

September 27, 2021

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Textbook on U.S. Intelligence

Dr. Jeffrey Dailey of the Angelo State University security studies faculty has co-authored a new textbook titled “Intelligence for Homeland Security: An Introduction” through Colorado-based Lynne Rienner Publishers, an independent publisher of scholarly texts.

Angelo State Earns Statewide Veteran Education Excellence Award

September 24, 2021

Angelo State Earns Statewide Veteran Education Excellence Award

Angelo State University has received a 2021 Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Award from the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Veterans Education Program – and is one of only six Texas universities to receive the highest-level Gold Award.

Angelo State Again Designated a ‘Great College to Work For’

September 16, 2021

Angelo State Again Designated a ‘Great College to Work For’

Angelo State University has been named one of the nation’s 2021 “Great Colleges to Work For” and will be featured in a Sept. 17 special edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education, the major national news source for college and university faculty and administrators.

Physics Prof Wins National Science Foundation Research Grant

September 15, 2021

Physics Prof Wins National Science Foundation Research Grant

Dr. Kenneth Carrell, an assistant professor of physics at Angelo State University, has been awarded a two-year, $105,535 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund an astrophysics research project that will also involve ASU undergraduate students.

Faculty Win National Science Foundation Grant to Improve STEM Opportunities

September 9, 2021

Faculty Win National Science Foundation Grant to Improve STEM Opportunities

Three Angelo State University faculty members have been awarded a $199,597 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund a two-year project aimed at increasing the recruitment and retention of students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, particularly students from historically under-represented populations.

Angelo State Maintains National ‘Best College’ Ranking by The Princeton Review

September 2, 2021

Angelo State Maintains National ‘Best College’ Ranking by The Princeton Review

For the 13th consecutive year, Angelo State University has been listed by The Princeton Review as one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, an honor that goes to only about 14% of the nation’s more than 2,700 four-year colleges.

Angelo State & UTSA Partner for Cybersecurity Pilot Program in San Angelo

August 26, 2021

Angelo State & UTSA Partner for Cybersecurity Pilot Program in San Angelo

Communities to become more cyber secure thanks to $1.67 Million NSA Grant

Natural Resource Management Degree Earns Top 15 National Ranking

August 24, 2021

Natural Resource Management Degree Earns Top 15 National Ranking

Angelo State University’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in natural resource management degree program has been ranked among the nation’s “Best Bachelor’s Degrees in Environmental Management” by the Study.com higher education resource guide.

2020-21 Rodgers Distinguished Awards Winners

August 19, 2021

2020-21 Rodgers Distinguished Awards Winners

Phillip Nichelson, Dr. Crystal Kreitler and Dr. Kimberly Livengood have been selected to receive the 2020-21 Gary and Pat Rodgers Distinguished Awards honoring outstanding staff, faculty and administrators at Angelo State University.

Security Studies Prof Wins Ford Presidential Foundation Grant

August 3, 2021

Security Studies Prof Wins Ford Presidential Foundation Grant

Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University, has been awarded a 2021 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Grant in support of his forthcoming fifth book, “The Advent of the All-Volunteer Force: Protecting Free Society.”

New National Veteran-Friendly School Honors

July 28, 2021

New National Veteran-Friendly School Honors

Angelo State University has earned national recognition as one of the top veteran-friendly schools in the U.S. for 2021 by both U.S. Veterans Magazine and the MilitaryBenefits.info independent online information guide for military and veteran benefits.

New Master’s Degrees in Computer Science and Public Health

July 20, 2021

New Master’s Degrees in Computer Science and Public Health

Angelo State University has added two new master’s degree programs – a Master of Science (M.S.) in computer science and a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) – and both are now enrolling students for classes that will start this coming fall semester.

Online Bachelor of Social Work Degree Nationally Ranked

July 15, 2021

Online Bachelor of Social Work Degree Nationally Ranked

Angelo State University’s online Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree program has been ranked among the top 10 in the nation for 2021 for quality and affordability by multiple higher education resource guides that specialize in online programs.

Top National Rankings for Security Studies & Criminal Justice Programs

July 8, 2021

Top National Rankings for Security Studies & Criminal Justice Programs

Several of Angelo State University’s security studies and criminal justice degree programs have again been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2021 by multiple higher education resource guides.

Angelo State Wins International ‘Catalyst Award’ for Inclusive Education

July 1, 2021

Angelo State Wins International ‘Catalyst Award’ for Inclusive Education

Four Angelo State University staff and faculty have been selected for a 2021 Catalyst Award from the Blackboard Inc. global education technology company, and will be recognized at Blackboard’s “BbWorld” annual international conference that will be conducted virtually beginning July 13.

ASU Again Recognized as a National ‘College of Distinction’

June 29, 2021

ASU Again Recognized as a National ‘College of Distinction’

For the fourth straight year, Angelo State University has been named a national “College of Distinction” by the Colleges of Distinction print and online college guide that recognizes colleges and universities implementing best practices in higher education.

Angelo State Again Named a ‘Best for Vets’ College for 2021

June 21, 2021

Angelo State Again Named a ‘Best for Vets’ College for 2021

For the eighth straight year, Angelo State University has been named one of the nation’s best colleges for military and veteran students by the Military Times organization in its “Best for Vets: Colleges 2021” rankings.

Political Science Student Wins 2021 Congressional Internship

June 14, 2021

Political Science Student Wins 2021 Congressional Internship

Bailey King of San Angelo, a political science and communication double-major at Angelo State University, has been selected for the ASU Political Science and Philosophy Department’s 2021 Government and Public Service Internship Program in Washington, D.C.

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Book on Ronald Reagan

June 9, 2021

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Book on Ronald Reagan

Dr. Kenneth J. Heineman of the Angelo State University global security studies faculty has published his seventh book, titled “The Reagan Revolution and the Rise of the New Right,” through ABC-CLIO, a leading publisher of academic reference books and periodicals for schools, public libraries and online textbook databases.

Longtime English Prof Awarded Emeritus Status

June 7, 2021

Longtime English Prof Awarded Emeritus Status

Dr. Terence “Terry” Dalrymple, a member of the Angelo State University English faculty for 40 years until his retirement in May 2020, has been awarded the title of Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus by the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents.

History Instructor Publishes First Book on British Navalism

June 2, 2021

History Instructor Publishes First Book on British Navalism

Dr. Bradley Cesario of the Angelo State University history faculty has published his first book, titled “New Crusade: The Royal Navy and British Navalism, 1884-1914,” through De Gruyter, an international publishing house based in Berlin, Germany, that specializes in academic literature.

Keaghan Holt Named TTU System Student Regent

June 1, 2021

Keaghan Holt Named TTU System Student Regent

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Keaghan Holt as the student regent for the Texas Tech University System (TTU System) Board of Regents for the 2021-22 academic year, his office announced today (June 1).

New Director for Angelo State’s Laura Bush Institute

June 1, 2021

New Director for Angelo State’s Laura Bush Institute

Dr. Dinah Harriger Cummings, an associate professor in Angelo State University’s Department of Health Science Professions, has been appointed the new regional director of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health (LWBIWH) at ASU, effective June 1.

2021 Social Work Grad Earns Statewide Internship Award

May 26, 2021

2021 Social Work Grad Earns Statewide Internship Award

Adolph “AJ” Garza of San Angelo, who graduated from Angelo State University on May 14 with his Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree, has earned the 2020-21 World Changer Award from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) for his performance as an intern with the local office of Child Protective Services (CPS).

Online MBA Program Nationally Ranked by Fortune Magazine

May 25, 2021

Online MBA Program Nationally Ranked by Fortune Magazine

Angelo State University’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program has been ranked among the nation’s “Best Online MBA Programs” for 2021 by Fortune magazine, a global leader in business journalism with a worldwide readership of nearly 5 million.

Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens ASU Mayer Museum

May 21, 2021

Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens ASU Mayer Museum

Angelo State University officially dedicated its new Mayer Museum during a ribbon cutting ceremony today (May 21), and the facility will be open to the public beginning the morning of Saturday, May 22.

2021 Staff Excellence Awards Winners

May 20, 2021

2021 Staff Excellence Awards Winners

Four Angelo State University staff members – Brittney Miller, Christopher Houston, Thomas Jones and Mark Rehm – have earned the 2020-21 President’s Awards for Staff Excellence, and another – Paul Hamilton – has received the annual Chancellor’s Colonel Rowan Award for Execution.

2020-21 Order of the Sword & Shield Inductees

May 19, 2021

2020-21 Order of the Sword & Shield Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Order of the Sword and Shield national honor society recently inducted 34 new student members for the 2020-21 academic year.

Math Students Maintain Perfect TExES Exam Pass Rate

May 18, 2021

Math Students Maintain Perfect TExES Exam Pass Rate

For the 24th straight year, Angelo State University students have maintained a 100% passing rate on the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) teacher certification test for secondary mathematics.

New Mission & Vision Statements Approved by Board of Regents

May 13, 2021

New Mission & Vision Statements Approved by Board of Regents

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved Angelo State University’s revised Mission Statement and Vision Statement at its regular meeting today (May 13) in Lubbock.

2021 ‘BizPitch’ Student Business Contest Winners

May 12, 2021

2021 ‘BizPitch’ Student Business Contest Winners

Angelo State University’s Norris-Vincent College of Business and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) have announced the winners of the 2021 BizPitch student entrepreneurship competition following the recent live finals event in the LeGrand Alumni and Visitors Center.

2021 Spring Commencement Activities and Details Announced

May 11, 2021

2021 Spring Commencement Activities and Details Announced

The members of Angelo State University’s largest-ever graduating class of over 1,100 students are scheduled to walk the stage during five spring commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday, May 14-15, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

2021 President’s Awards for Faculty Excellence Winners

May 7, 2021

2021 President’s Awards for Faculty Excellence Winners

Dr. William A. Taylor and Dr. Anthony N. Celso of the Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice and Dr. Sangeeta Singg of the Department of Psychology and Sociology are the winners of Angelo State University’s 2021 President’s Awards for Faculty Excellence.

History Department Named for Retired Professor Emeritus

May 7, 2021

History Department Named for Retired Professor Emeritus

Angelo State University’s Department of History has been officially re-named the Dr. Arnoldo De León Department of History in honor of the longtime ASU professor who is acknowledged as one of the nation’s preeminent scholars in the field of Mexican American history.

2021 Presidential and Distinguished Student Awards Winners

May 4, 2021

2021 Presidential and Distinguished Student Awards Winners

Phyllis Kate Creecy of Denton has been selected to receive Angelo State University’s 2021 Presidential Award as the top graduate in her class, while five other ASU graduating seniors have been selected for 2021 Distinguished Student Awards from their respective academic colleges.

2021 Outstanding Graduate Students

April 27, 2021

2021 Outstanding Graduate Students

Angelo State University honored its 2021 Outstanding Graduate Students, as well as the recipients of four superlative awards, during the annual Graduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony on April 26 in the Houston Harte University Center.

Online School Counseling Master’s Degree Wins State Distance Learning Award

April 26, 2021

Online School Counseling Master’s Degree Wins State Distance Learning Award

Angelo State University’s online Master of Science (M.S.) in professional school counseling degree program has received a 2021 Outstanding Commitment to Excellence and Innovation in Distance Education by an Organization Award from the Texas Distance Learning Association (TxDLA).

New Partnership for ASU Laura Bush Institute and Shannon Medical Center

April 23, 2021

New Partnership for ASU Laura Bush Institute and Shannon Medical Center

Angelo State University hosted a special ceremony today (April 23) to announce a new three-year partnership agreement between ASU’s regional office of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health (LWBIWH) and Shannon Medical Center.

2021 Faculty/Staff Service Awards

April 23, 2021

2021 Faculty/Staff Service Awards

More than 100 Angelo State University faculty and staff members, including 14 with a quarter century or more employment with the university, are being honored with 2021 Service Awards.

Grand Slam Event Raises Funds for Foster Care Alumni Scholarships

April 20, 2021

Grand Slam Event Raises Funds for Foster Care Alumni Scholarships

Angelo State University’s Fostering Ram Success program garnered over $20,000 through its 2021 Grand Slam fundraising event to fund scholarships for ASU students who are former foster care youths.

Cheer Team Wins Multiple Trophies at National Competition

April 15, 2021

Cheer Team Wins Multiple Trophies at National Competition

The Angelo State University Cheer Team brought home a host of trophies, including one national title, from the College Classic National Invitational cheer competition held April 10-11 in Orlando, Fla.

Phi Kappa Phi Spring 2021 Inductees

April 14, 2021

Phi Kappa Phi Spring 2021 Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national honor society recently inducted its spring 2021 class of 41 students during a special virtual initiation ceremony on Facebook.

Honors Students Selected for Fulbright Research Internships

April 13, 2021

Honors Students Selected for Fulbright Research Internships

Jazlynn Lewis of Bandera and Zoey Stormes of Keller, both students in the Angelo State University Honors Program, have been selected for 2021 Fulbright Canada – MITACS Globalink Research Internships.

Honors Student Wins Top National STEM Scholarship

April 8, 2021

Honors Student Wins Top National STEM Scholarship

Katie Holland, a second-year biology student in the Angelo State University Honors Program, has been awarded a 2021 Goldwater Scholarship, which is considered the nation’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Public Encouraged to Join in ‘I Chose Angelo State Month’

April 6, 2021

Public Encouraged to Join in ‘I Chose Angelo State Month’

Angelo State University is once again celebrating April as “I Chose Angelo State Month” and is inviting the San Angelo and surrounding communities to join with the Ram Family, past and present, to show and boost pride in Angelo State.

Education Profs Win Grant to Host Free Robotics Camps for Middle Schoolers

April 1, 2021

Education Profs Win Grant to Host Free Robotics Camps for Middle Schoolers

Drs. Christine Purkiss and Donna Gee of Angelo State University’s teacher education faculty have been awarded a $32,256 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Texas Workforce Commission to support their 2021 “Camp Code” summer program for local and area middle school students.

Alpha Chi Honor Society Spring 2021 Inductees

March 31, 2021

Alpha Chi Honor Society Spring 2021 Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national honor society recently inducted 24 new members for the spring 2021 semester during a virtual ceremony.

Rams Clay Target Team Takes Second at Nationals

March 31, 2021

Rams Clay Target Team Takes Second at Nationals

Angelo State University’s Rams Clay Target Team won a national championship in Sporting Clays and finished as overall national runner-up at the recent Association of College Unions International (ACUI) 2021 Collegiate Clay Target Championships in San Antonio.

Faculty Members Named Inaugural Provost’s Scholars

March 30, 2021

Faculty Members Named Inaugural Provost’s Scholars

Angelo State University has introduced a new Provost’s Scholars Program that will allow qualifying faculty members “course release time” to take time off from teaching to conduct research and other scholarly activities.

Fall 2021 Semester Update

March 26, 2021

Fall 2021 Semester Update

Below is a message from Angelo State President Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. regarding Angelo State University’s plan for the Fall 2021 Semester

ROTC Cadet Wins National Scholarship for Prestigious Russian Program

March 25, 2021

ROTC Cadet Wins National Scholarship for Prestigious Russian Program

Kevin Rudaski of Waldorf, Md., a cadet in Angelo State University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 847, has been awarded a Project Global Officer (Project GO) Scholarship that will fund Russian language studies through Indiana University this summer.

Cheer Team Wins 2021 National Titles

March 24, 2021

Cheer Team Wins 2021 National Titles

For the fourth straight year, the Angelo State University Cheer Team has won national titles at the United Spirit Association USA Collegiate Championships based in Anaheim, Calif. Events were conducted virtually this year with results announced March 22.

Accounting Prof Appointed to State Board of Public Accountancy

March 22, 2021

Accounting Prof Appointed to State Board of Public Accountancy

Dr. Renee Foshee of the Angelo State University accounting faculty has been appointed to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) by Gov. Greg Abbott for a term that will run through January 2027.

Psychology Prof to Lead Area Psychological Association

March 19, 2021

Psychology Prof to Lead Area Psychological Association

Dr. Drew Curtis of the Angelo State University psychology faculty has been appointed president-interim of the Psychological Association of Greater West Texas (PAGWT), the area branch of the Texas Psychological Association.

In-Person Spring Graduation Ceremonies Announced

March 16, 2021

In-Person Spring Graduation Ceremonies Announced

Angelo State University has announced plans to conduct in-person commencement ceremonies for its spring graduates on Friday and Saturday, May 14-15, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson Street.

Title IX Coordinator Joins Governor’s Sexual Assault Survivors Program

March 15, 2021

Title IX Coordinator Joins Governor’s Sexual Assault Survivors Program

Michelle Miller, special assistant to the president and Title IX coordinator at Angelo State University, has been appointed to the Safety Planning Working Group for the Texas Governor’s Sexual Assault Survivors’ Task Force (SASTF).

Faculty Promotions Approved by Board of Regents

March 12, 2021

Faculty Promotions Approved by Board of Regents

Eighteen Angelo State University faculty members have been promoted this spring semester, with their new ranks finalized by the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents during its recent regular meeting in Lubbock.

Security Studies Prof Wins National Research Prize

March 10, 2021

Security Studies Prof Wins National Research Prize

Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University, has been awarded the 2021 Sharon Ritenour Stevens Prize from the Association for Documentary Editing (ADE).

Biology Students Win State Mammalogy Research Awards

March 8, 2021

Biology Students Win State Mammalogy Research Awards

Kamren Jefferson of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Zoey Stormes of Keller, biology students at Angelo State University, both won top prizes for their research presentations at the recent annual meeting of the Texas Society of Mammalogists (TSM) that was conducted virtually this year.

Psychology Prof Appointed to State Regulatory Board

March 5, 2021

Psychology Prof Appointed to State Regulatory Board

Dr. Sangeeta Singg, a professor of psychology at Angelo State University, has been appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP) for a term that will run through October 31, 2025.

Engineering Student Wins Prestigious Transportation Industry Scholarship

March 3, 2021

Engineering Student Wins Prestigious Transportation Industry Scholarship

Linda Abernathy, a civil engineering student at Angelo State University, has been awarded this year’s $5,000 Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates from the Heart of Texas Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS), an international organization dedicated to advancing women in transportation careers.

Wool Judging Team Wins Third Straight San Antonio Contest

March 2, 2021

Wool Judging Team Wins Third Straight San Antonio Contest

The Angelo State University Agriculture Department’s student Wool Judging Team took first place and ASU’s Joleen Frost of San Angelo won the individual championship at the 2021 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Collegiate Wool Judging Contest on Feb. 26 in San Antonio.

Longtime U.S. Representative Joins ASU Foundation Board

March 1, 2021

Longtime U.S. Representative Joins ASU Foundation Board

Former U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway has joined the Board of Trustees for the Angelo State University Foundation, a public, nonprofit organization established to provide financial assistance to ASU, primarily through gifts and earnings on endowed funds.

ASU Again Named a ‘Military Friendly School’ for 2021-22

February 24, 2021

ASU Again Named a ‘Military Friendly School’ for 2021-22

For the 13th consecutive year, Angelo State University has been designated a “Military Friendly® School” by Victory Media (VIQTORY), which comprises several digital and print resources, including G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse, that serve military personnel and veterans transitioning into civilian life.

February 16, 2021

Classes Cancelled Through The Week

Due to continued severe weather conditions and power outages, classes at Angelo State University, both in-person and online, are cancelled until Monday, Feb. 22.

February 14, 2021

On-Campus Classes Cancelled Until Feb. 17 Due to Weather

Due to inclement weather and hazardous road conditions and in order to comply with the request of Governor Abbott and various utility companies to conserve electricity, on-campus classes at Angelo State have been cancelled until Wednesday morning, Feb. 17.

February 11, 2021

Classes Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to deteriorating weather conditions, Angelo State University is cancelling all on-campus classes beginning at or after 10 a.m. today (Feb. 11).

February 9, 2021

Classes Cancelled Feb. 10, 2021

Due to continued water quality issues, all ASU classes, both online and face-to-face, are cancelled Wednesday, Feb. 10. Dual credit classes are not affected.

Education Online Master’s Degrees Nationally Ranked

January 27, 2021

Education Online Master’s Degrees Nationally Ranked

Four of Angelo State University’s online education master’s degree programs have been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2020-21 by several higher education resource guides that specialize in online programs.

ASNHC Herbarium & Vertebrate Specimens Go Online

January 26, 2021

ASNHC Herbarium & Vertebrate Specimens Go Online

The Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) Herbarium’s data is now searchable online through the Texas and Oklahoma Regional Consortium of Herbaria (TORCH) at portal.torcherbaria.org.

Nursing Online Master’s Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

January 19, 2021

Nursing Online Master’s Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

Angelo State University’s online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) degree programs have been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2020-21 by multiple higher education resource guides.

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Named a National Platinum Chapter

January 12, 2021

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Named a National Platinum Chapter

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national honor society has been recognized as a 2020-21 Circle of Excellence Platinum Chapter, the highest commendation a chapter can receive from the national PKP organization.

Angelo State Ranked a Top 5 Best Value Texas Online College

January 6, 2021

Angelo State Ranked a Top 5 Best Value Texas Online College

Angelo State University has been ranked No. 4 among the “Top 20 Best Value Online Colleges in Texas” by the Texas Online Colleges higher education resource guide. Additionally, eight of ASU’s online bachelor’s and master’s degrees ranked in the top five in their respective categories.

ASU President Presents Proclamation to Shannon Health: TTUS Regents Honor Health Care Workforce and Medical Professionals

December 21, 2020

ASU President Presents Proclamation to Shannon Health: TTUS Regents Honor Health Care Workforce and Medical Professionals

On behalf of the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents, Angelo State University President Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. presented a proclamation of gratitude to Shannon Health today. The first paragraph of the proclamation states, “The Board of Regents of the Texas Tech University System is proud to recognize and honor the health care workforce and medical professionals for their dedication and service to the communities and surrounding areas throughout the state and region during the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.”

Virtual Commencement Honors 2020 Summer and Fall Graduates

December 20, 2020

Virtual Commencement Honors 2020 Summer and Fall Graduates

Angelo State University streamed a virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 6, that honored graduates from the summer and fall semesters. A total of 338 graduate degrees and 531 undergraduate degrees were conferred for the summer and fall semesters combined. A full list of the graduates is available along with a link to the commencement video and printed program at angelo.edu/commencement.

Security Studies Prof Wins Multiple National Research Grants

December 10, 2020

Security Studies Prof Wins Multiple National Research Grants

Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University, has been awarded three 2021 national research grants in support of his upcoming fifth book, “The Advent of the All-Volunteer Force: Protecting Free Society.”

Randolph Foundation Endows   $1 Million for Kinesiology/Handball

December 8, 2020

Randolph Foundation Endows $1 Million for Kinesiology/Handball

Angelo State University has received a $1 million grant from the Lubbock-based Randolph Foundation for Higher Education Inc. that will fund a new endowment to support the ASU Department of Kinesiology and ASU Handball Club.

Education Faculty Win International Exemplary Course Award

December 7, 2020

Education Faculty Win International Exemplary Course Award

Ashley Atwood, Dr. Lesley Casarez and Dr. Audrey Heron of the Angelo State University curriculum and instruction faculty have been awarded a 2020 Exemplary Course Program Award by Blackboard Inc., a leading global education technology company.

Chorale Produces Choir Concert Video Available on YouTube

December 2, 2020

Chorale Produces Choir Concert Video Available on YouTube

The Angelo State University Chorale has produced a choir concert video that is now available to the public on YouTube.

Virtual Fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony

December 1, 2020

Virtual Fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Nearly 600 graduates are scheduled to be recognized during Angelo State University’s virtual fall commencement ceremony that will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, and can be viewed at angelo.edu/commencement.

Criminal Justice Prof Wins National Research Award

November 24, 2020

Criminal Justice Prof Wins National Research Award

Dr. Jaeyong Choi of the Angelo State University criminal justice faculty recently received the 2020 Junior Faculty Research Award from the Korean Society of Criminology in America (KOSCA) during the society’s virtual national conference.

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Fall 2020 Inductees

November 19, 2020

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Fall 2020 Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national honor society recently inducted its fall 2020 class of 58 students during a special virtual initiation ceremony on Facebook.

Angelo State and Chamber of Commerce Invite Businesses to Celebrate Successful Fall Semester

November 18, 2020

Angelo State and Chamber of Commerce Invite Businesses to Celebrate Successful Fall Semester

Angelo State University has partnered with the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce (SACC) to encourage local and area businesses to fly ASU flags in recognition of a successful conclusion to the fall 2020 semester at ASU.

Professional Business Fraternity Wins Regional Award

November 17, 2020

Professional Business Fraternity Wins Regional Award

Angelo State University’s Eta Theta chapter of the Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) national professional business fraternity has received the 2019-20 Outstanding Financial Operations Award for a Collegiate Chapter for DSP’s Southwestern Region.

New Adult Education Transfer Agreement with Goodfellow AFB

November 13, 2020

New Adult Education Transfer Agreement with Goodfellow AFB

Angelo State University has signed a partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Goodfellow Air Force Base that will allow Air Force personnel who have earned an associate degree to transfer their credits into a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.A.S.) degree program at ASU with a new specialization in adult education.

Anonymous Gift to Fund New Memorial Vietnam War Archive

November 11, 2020

Anonymous Gift to Fund New Memorial Vietnam War Archive

Angelo State University hosted a special Veterans Day Luncheon today (Nov. 11) to announce an anonymous grant that will fund the formation of a new William and Don Griffis Vietnam War Oral History Archive in the ASU West Texas Collection.

String Orchestra Produces Concert Video Available on YouTube

November 5, 2020

String Orchestra Produces Concert Video Available on YouTube

Angelo State University’s student String Orchestra has produced a concert video that is now available to the public on YouTube.

Alpha Chi Honor Society Fall 2020 Inductees

November 4, 2020

Alpha Chi Honor Society Fall 2020 Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national honor society recently inducted 46 new members for the fall 2020 semester during a virtual ceremony.

Dedication Ceremony Officially Opens New Stephens Chapel on Campus

October 29, 2020

Dedication Ceremony Officially Opens New Stephens Chapel on Campus

Angelo State University today (Oct. 29) hosted a special on-site ceremony to mark the formal dedication and opening of the new Stephens Chapel located at 1965 S. Johnson St. near the center of the ASU campus.

New Congressman Conaway Archive, Exhibit and Endowment

October 20, 2020

New Congressman Conaway Archive, Exhibit and Endowment

Angelo State University has announced an agreement with U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway for the formation of a new K. Michael Conaway Archive and Exhibit in the ASU Mayer Museum, as well as a $250,000 gift from Conaway to establish the K. Michael Conaway Fellowship Endowment at ASU.

Management Alum Joins ASU Foundation Board

October 19, 2020

Management Alum Joins ASU Foundation Board

Angelo State University alumnus Will Welch has joined the Board of Trustees for the ASU Foundation, a public, nonprofit organization established to provide financial assistance to ASU, primarily through gifts and earnings on endowed funds.

Two New Doctoral Degrees Approved by Board of Regents

October 16, 2020

Two New Doctoral Degrees Approved by Board of Regents

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved two new doctoral degree programs for Angelo State University at the board’s regular meeting earlier today (Oct. 16) in Lubbock.

New Grant-Funded Projects to Save Students Money on Textbooks

October 14, 2020

New Grant-Funded Projects to Save Students Money on Textbooks

Six Angelo State University faculty members have been awarded three grants from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to fund their projects that will provide free open-source course materials to students in select classes, eliminating their need to purchase textbooks.

New Winter Mini-Session Offering Online Classes

October 8, 2020

New Winter Mini-Session Offering Online Classes

For the first time ever, Angelo State University is offering a Winter Mini-Session that will allow students to take online classes during the winter break between the end of the current fall 2020 semester and the start of the spring 2021 semester.

Counseling Prof & Master’s Degree Win National Online Program Award

October 6, 2020

Counseling Prof & Master’s Degree Win National Online Program Award

Angelo State University’s online Master of Science (M.S.) in professional school counseling degree program and its director, Dr. Lesley Casarez, have been selected for a 2020 John R. Bourne Outstanding Online Program Award by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC).

AEP Foundation Grant for New Engineering Student Hub

October 2, 2020

AEP Foundation Grant for New Engineering Student Hub

Angelo State University has received a $100,000 grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation to fund an endowment that will support the new Engineering Student Hub in the ASU Vincent Building. In recognition of that generosity, the facility has been renamed the AEP Foundation Engineering Student Hub.

National Security Agency (NSA) Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Program

September 29, 2020

National Security Agency (NSA) Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Program

Angelo State University has been awarded a $295,402 grant from the National Security Agency (NSA) to fund the new “ASU Cybersecurity Capacity Building Project” that will expand the cybersecurity program in ASU’s Department of Computer Science.

International Grad Student Wins Prestigious Humanitarian Award

September 22, 2020

International Grad Student Wins Prestigious Humanitarian Award

Bill Rogers, a 34-year old Angelo State University graduate student from Liberia, has been selected to receive the 2020 Nelson Mandela Freedom Award from the Chicago-based We Dream in Color Foundation.

Angelo State Again Earns National ‘Great College to Work For’ Designation

September 18, 2020

Angelo State Again Earns National ‘Great College to Work For’ Designation

Angelo State University has been named one of the nation’s “Great Colleges to Work For” for 2020 by ModernThink, and has been recognized in a special edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education, the major national news source for college and university faculty and administrators.

Rams Football & Aaron Watson Live on Sept. 26

September 18, 2020

Rams Football & Aaron Watson Live on Sept. 26

The Angelo State University Rams football team will play its first game of the 2020 season on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. against West Texas A&M University – and the game will be immediately followed by a live concert featuring country music artist Aaron Watson.

Angelo State Posts Another Record Fall Enrollment

September 16, 2020

Angelo State Posts Another Record Fall Enrollment

For the second year in a row and the fourth time in the last five years, Angelo State University has set a new record for fall enrollment, topping 10,700 students for the first time.

Online Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

September 10, 2020

Online Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

Several of Angelo State University’s online homeland security and criminal justice degree programs have been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation by multiple higher education resource guides.

Order of the Sword and Shield 2019-20 Inductees

September 9, 2020

Order of the Sword and Shield 2019-20 Inductees

Angelo State University’s chapter of the Order of the Sword and Shield national honor society has inducted 19 new members for the 2019-20 academic year.

Angelo State Rams to Play Football Games this Fall

September 4, 2020

Angelo State Rams to Play Football Games this Fall

Angelo State University announced today (Sept. 4) that the ASU Rams football team will play games this fall rather than delay the season until the spring semester of 2021.

Three Profs Contribute to First Open-Source AP U.S. History Textbook

September 4, 2020

Three Profs Contribute to First Open-Source AP U.S. History Textbook

Three Angelo State University professors have joined with other faculty from colleges and universities across the country to produce the first Open Educational Resource digital textbook for U.S. history that aligns with College Board Advanced Placement (AP) standards.

Civil Engineering Program Earns ABET Accreditation

September 2, 2020

Civil Engineering Program Earns ABET Accreditation

Angelo State University’s Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.) degree program has earned accreditation by the ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission, retroactive to October 2018.

Small Business Development Center Adds COVID-19 Business Specialist

September 1, 2020

Small Business Development Center Adds COVID-19 Business Specialist

Angelo State University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has announced the hiring of ASU alumnus Trinidad Aguirre Jr. as the center’s first business development specialist who will deal specifically with assisting small businesses to recover from issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chemistry Prof Named National Chief Reader for AP Exams

August 28, 2020

Chemistry Prof Named National Chief Reader for AP Exams

Dr. Kyle Beran, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Angelo State University, has been selected by the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Program as the next AP Chemistry chief faculty consultant.

Health Science Professions Program Earns Top National Ranking

August 26, 2020

Health Science Professions Program Earns Top National Ranking

Angelo State University has been ranked among the “55 Best Healthcare Administration Schools and Colleges in the U.S.” by the University HQ higher education resource guide.

Angelo State Again Ranked in Nation’s ‘Best Colleges’ by The Princeton Review

August 24, 2020

Angelo State Again Ranked in Nation’s ‘Best Colleges’ by The Princeton Review

For the 12th consecutive year, Angelo State University has been listed by The Princeton Review as one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, an honor that goes to only about 13% of the nation’s more than 3,000 four-year colleges.

New Student Housing & Faculty Development Agreements with Goodfellow AFB

August 21, 2020

New Student Housing & Faculty Development Agreements with Goodfellow AFB

Angelo State University has entered into two new partnership agreements with Goodfellow Air Force Base: one to house GAFB students on the ASU campus, and one to facilitate faculty development opportunities for GAFB instructors at ASU.

Ronnie Hawkins Officially Appointed Angelo State President

August 17, 2020

Ronnie Hawkins Officially Appointed Angelo State President

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. was officially appointed to his new post as president of Angelo State University at a special ceremony this morning (Aug. 17) in the ASU Houston Harte University.

CSS Prof’s Book is Required Reading at West Point

August 12, 2020

CSS Prof’s Book is Required Reading at West Point

A book published by Dr. William A. Taylor of the Angelo State University global security studies faculty has been selected as required reading for every first-year cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, starting this fall.

Angelo State Prepared for Fall 2020 with Safety and Flexibility in Mind

August 6, 2020

Angelo State Prepared for Fall 2020 with Safety and Flexibility in Mind

By Becky Brackin, Director of Communications and Marketing Angelo State University SAN ANGELO - A traditional Angelo State University fall semester is full of possibilities. Some of our students are packing up and leaving home for the first time ever. Some are excited to come back and see friends and classmates and take that next step toward graduation.

Spring Honors Graduate Earns Prestigious Teaching Fellowship

July 29, 2020

Spring Honors Graduate Earns Prestigious Teaching Fellowship

Baxter Krug of De Leon, who graduated through the Angelo State University Honors Program in May with his bachelor’s degree in chemistry, has been selected for the 2020 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Teaching Fellowship program in Pennsylvania.

Angelo State Again Named a National ‘College of Distinction’

July 27, 2020

Angelo State Again Named a National ‘College of Distinction’

Angelo State University is one of only 384 schools, representing 44 states, named a 2020-21 “College of Distinction” by the Colleges of Distinction print and online college guide that recognizes colleges and universities implementing best practices in higher education.

Ronnie Hawkins Jr. Named Sole Finalist for Angelo State President

July 24, 2020

Ronnie Hawkins Jr. Named Sole Finalist for Angelo State President

Lt. Gen. (retired) Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr., an Angelo State alumnus, three-star Air Force general, lifelong scholar, and internationally respected leader, returns to lead his alma mater after a distinguished military career.

Schedule Announced for Spring 2021 Semester

July 22, 2020

Schedule Announced for Spring 2021 Semester

Angelo State University has made the decision to begin the Spring 2021 semester on Monday, Jan. 25. The semester will end as originally scheduled on Friday, May 14. The schedule eliminates spring break.

2019-20 Rodgers Distinguished Faculty, Staff and Administrator Awards

July 16, 2020

2019-20 Rodgers Distinguished Faculty, Staff and Administrator Awards

Don Cheek, Dr. Drew Curtis and Dr. Clifton Jones have been selected to receive the 2019-20 Gary and Pat Rodgers Distinguished Awards honoring outstanding staff, faculty and administrators at Angelo State University.

2019-20 Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards Winners

July 15, 2020

2019-20 Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards Winners

Angelo State University announced the winners of its annual awards for faculty and staff excellence during a virtual awards ceremony on July 15.

Law Prof Publishes Research on Biden’s VP Pick

July 14, 2020

Law Prof Publishes Research on Biden’s VP Pick

Dr. Michael Conklin, the Powell Endowed Professor of Business Law at Angelo State University, recently published a provocative research paper regarding U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden’s vow to select a female running mate.

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Book on George Marshall

July 9, 2020

Security Studies Prof Publishes New Book on George Marshall

Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University and holder of the Lee Drain Endowed University Professorship, has published his fourth book, titled “George C. Marshall and the Early Cold War: Policy, Politics, and Society.”

Blue & Gold Athletics Fundraising Event Going Virtual

July 8, 2020

Blue & Gold Athletics Fundraising Event Going Virtual

Angelo State University’s 16th annual Phil George Blue & Gold fundraising event for ASU athletics, one of the largest yearly gatherings of donors and alumni, will be conducted in a virtual format this year as a responsible approach to addressing the current COVID-19 situation.

Foundation Gift to Fund Scholarships for Former Foster Care Students

July 7, 2020

Foundation Gift to Fund Scholarships for Former Foster Care Students

Angelo State University has received a $150,000 gift from the James A. “Buddy” Davidson Charitable Foundation in Midland to establish a scholarship endowment for former foster care students attending ASU.

Development Office Wins National Fundraising Award

July 6, 2020

Development Office Wins National Fundraising Award

Angelo State University is one of only 107 colleges and universities nationwide to be recognized with a 2020 Educational Fundraising Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

Angelo State Offering Test-Optional Admissions for 2021

June 25, 2020

Angelo State Offering Test-Optional Admissions for 2021

Angelo State University has announced that it will not require ACT or SAT scores for freshman applicants for the spring, summer and fall of 2021.

Meat Science Program Earns Top 15 National Ranking

June 25, 2020

Meat Science Program Earns Top 15 National Ranking

Angelo State University has been ranked among the “Top 15 Colleges Offering a Degree in Meat Science in 2020” by the Online Schools Center higher education resource guide.

June 23, 2020

ASU Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremony in August

Angelo State University has announced that the Commencement Ceremony for spring and summer graduates on Aug. 15 will be virtual rather than being held on campus.

June 18, 2020

ASU Cancelling Classes, Closing Campus in Observance of Juneteenth

As a day of reflection for the emancipation of the last Confederate slaves on June 19, 1865, and in light of the ongoing national conversation regarding race and racism in the U.S., Angelo State University has declared Friday (June 19) as a university holiday in observance of Juneteenth.

New Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence Partnership

June 18, 2020

New Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence Partnership

Angelo State University has partnered with Howard College, the San Angelo Independent School District and the 17th Training Group at Goodfellow Air Force Base to create a new Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) program for professional faculty development.

Historical Archive Projects Seek Additional Participants

June 16, 2020

Historical Archive Projects Seek Additional Participants

Two of Angelo State University’s ongoing historical archive projects are seeking additional participants for oral history interviews – and are continuing to collect photos, documents and other artifacts.

Nursing Department Earns CCNE Re-Accreditation

June 16, 2020

Nursing Department Earns CCNE Re-Accreditation

Angelo State University’s Department of Nursing has earned re-accreditation by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) following an extensive process that culminated with a campus site visit last fall by CCNE evaluators.

New Computer Science Transfer Agreement with Goodfellow AFB

June 15, 2020

New Computer Science Transfer Agreement with Goodfellow AFB

Angelo State University has signed a partnership agreement with Goodfellow Air Force Base that will allow Air Force personnel who have earned an associate degree to transfer their credits into a new Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (B.A.A.S.) with computer science specialization degree program at ASU.

Battling the Coronavirus in 3-D

June 11, 2020

Battling the Coronavirus in 3-D

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic kept Angelo State engineering student Alan Backlund away from campus, but it didn’t keep him from being productive.

Top Grad Students Earn New Superlative Awards

June 10, 2020

Top Grad Students Earn New Superlative Awards

Angelo State University’s College of Graduate Studies and Research has announced the first winners of four new superlative awards that will annually honor top ASU graduate students in the areas of academics, research, leadership and community service.

2020 Outstanding Graduate Students

June 10, 2020

2020 Outstanding Graduate Students

The Angelo State University College of Graduate Studies and Research has announced ASU’s 2020 Outstanding Graduate Students, as well as the recipients of four new superlative awards.

Honors History Student Earns Library of Congress Internship

June 8, 2020

Honors History Student Earns Library of Congress Internship

Keely Shaw of San Angelo, a senior history major and honors student at Angelo State University, is one of just 40 college students nationwide selected for the 2020 Library of Congress Junior Fellows summer internship program.

Fall Semester Schedule Announcement

June 5, 2020

Fall Semester Schedule Announcement

Angelo State University has made the decision to begin the Fall 2020 semester one week early and dismiss students following final exams at Thanksgiving. 

June 2, 2020

A Message from Interim President Angie Wright

The following was sent to the Angelo State community from Interim President Angie Wright.

Psychology Master’s Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

May 27, 2020

Psychology Master’s Degrees Earn Top National Rankings

Angelo State University’s Master of Science (M.S.) degree programs in counseling psychology and applied psychology have been ranked among the best and most affordable in the nation for 2020 by multiple higher education resource guides.

Angelo State Ranked a Top Texas School for Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

May 20, 2020

Angelo State Ranked a Top Texas School for Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

Angelo State University has been ranked among the best schools in Texas for educating students during the COVID-19 pandemic by Educate to Career, a California-based nonprofit specializing in financial advice for college and career planning.

Law Prof Publishes Research on COVID-19 Legal Issues

May 19, 2020

Law Prof Publishes Research on COVID-19 Legal Issues

Dr. Michael Conklin, the Powell Endowed Professor of Business Law at Angelo State University, recently published two research papers on legal issues spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 27, 2020

Search Committee Named for Next Angelo State University President

A nine-member committee will help identify candidates to be the next president of Angelo State University.

On the Front Lines of the Pandemic

April 20, 2020

On the Front Lines of the Pandemic

All over the world, we’ve seen people step up in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

March 13, 2020

Moving Classes Online

From the Office of the President

March 12, 2020

Spring Break Update

From the Office of the President

March 4, 2020

A Message on COVID-19

From the Office of the President

ASNHC Celebrates 20,000th Mammal Specimen

February 20, 2020

ASNHC Celebrates 20,000th Mammal Specimen

In February 2020, the Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) cataloged its 20,000th mammal specimen as part of our annual Open House.

Accreditation for Mammals and Genomic Resources Collections

January 15, 2020

Accreditation for Mammals and Genomic Resources Collections

In January 2020, the Angelo State Natural History Collections (ASNHC) underwent a rigorous accreditation inspection by the American Society of Mammalogists (ASM).

The North Korean Conundrum

April 23, 2019

The North Korean Conundrum

Four of the nation’s leading experts on North Korean political and military issues took center stage as the featured speakers for Angelo State’s 2019 Center for Security Studies Symposium in April.

Bio-Engineering a Better World

March 29, 2019

Bio-Engineering a Better World

Believe it or not, abalone sea snails play a major role in manufacturing better batteries and electronics, protecting people and the environment from waste and poison gases, and potentially improving early cancer diagnostics.

Writing for Yourself

February 27, 2019

Writing for Yourself

“When you first write, you must write for yourself.”

Capitol Gains

January 31, 2019

Capitol Gains

Interning on Capitol Hill has been on Angelo State senior Evelyn Burch’s bucket list for a long time.

Hungary for Knowledge

November 16, 2018

Hungary for Knowledge

Travel to an obscure country – check. Shadow world-renowned surgeons – check. Eat too many gelatos – check. Get a leg up on medical school – check. It’s all in a summer’s work for Angelo State pre-med student Ashton White.

Painting the Town

November 1, 2018

Painting the Town

Graphic design major Presley Rumsey is literally leaving her artistic mark on San Angelo.

New Endowed Chair in ASU Norris-Vincent College of Business

October 25, 2018

New Endowed Chair in ASU Norris-Vincent College of Business

Angelo State University alum Scott Wisniewski has gifted Angelo State $1 million to establish the Wisniewski Family Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship within the Norris-Vincent College of Business.

Alumni of the Corn

October 4, 2018

Alumni of the Corn

Smack in the middle of the cotton fields just south of San Angelo, you’ll find one of the top 10 corn mazes in Texas – and this year it includes a huge shape of the ASU logo.

“Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street?”

September 27, 2018

“Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street?”

“Let’s move forward by remembering what we’ve been through.”

Geology Rocks!

September 17, 2018

Geology Rocks!

A group of 14 Angelo State geology students traveled more than 3,000 miles through five states over five weeks this summer for the experience of a lifetime known as Field Camp.

The Gift of Giving

August 27, 2018

The Gift of Giving

ASU political science instructor Manny Campos throws himself a birthday party every year, but he gives the gifts.

Taking Care of Business

August 20, 2018

Taking Care of Business

Since Dr. Clifton Jones arrived as the new dean of Angelo State’s business college in March 2015, the college has done nothing but change…for the better.

ASU Receives Gift to Establish Endowed Chair in Accounting

August 13, 2018

ASU Receives Gift to Establish Endowed Chair in Accounting

Angelo State University has received a generous monetary gift from alumnus Mark Low to establish the Low Family Chair in Accounting in ASU’s Norris-Vincent College of Business.

International Human Services

July 25, 2018

International Human Services

A group of Angelo State students traveled a long way this summer to go to McDonald’s, but they weren’t hunting burgers and fries.

Global Security Exchange

June 12, 2018

Global Security Exchange

Through its online security studies degree programs, Angelo State reaches military and civilian students in countries around the world. Dr. Randy Mullis of the security studies faculty reaches even more of them in person.

June 5, 2018

Angelo State University Announces Gift and Naming of College of Business

Angelo State University has received a combined $5 million gift from ASU alumni Lloyd Norris and Blake and Bryan Vincent to benefit ASU’s College of Business, and has named the college in their honor.

Rooting for the Home Team

May 29, 2018

Rooting for the Home Team

If you have attended any of Angelo State’s athletic events in the past 35 years, chances are you shared the bleachers with Maria de los Santos Onofre-Madrid.

Getting Presidential

May 7, 2018

Getting Presidential

Exercise science major Brenna Hudson of Pflugerville is ASU’s Presidential Award winner as the top graduate in the Class of 2018.

The ASU Experience

April 26, 2018

The ASU Experience

In addition to their academics, ASU undergraduate students are encouraged to take part in extracurricular activities like research, community service, studying abroad or joining student organizations. Senior mathematics major Emily Vidal has done them all.

Time to Say Goodbye

April 5, 2018

Time to Say Goodbye

It’s hard to imagine ASU’s Porter Henderson Library without Dr. Maurice Fortin, but now it’s time for the campus community to do just that.

Dark Mysteries of the Cosmos

March 23, 2018

Dark Mysteries of the Cosmos

Black holes, dark matter and mapping distant galaxies may sound like plot elements of a Star Trek movie, but they were also the subjects of this year’s WTMA Distinguished Lectureship in Science Honoring Dr. Roy E. Moon.

The Icing on the Cake

March 22, 2018

The Icing on the Cake

Just a year ago, ASU cheer coach Kaylee Feece stepped foot on campus for the first time.

Construction Approved for ASU Museum

March 2, 2018

Construction Approved for ASU Museum

Angelo State University today announced that construction of a new Angelo State University Museum has been approved by the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents at its regular meeting in El Paso.

Superhero in the Making

March 2, 2018

Superhero in the Making

Just like a movie or comic book superhero, senior Michael Urquidi proudly displays the ASU logo on his chest, whether it’s on his nursing scrubs or his Rams baseball uniform.

Using Language to Explore the World

February 28, 2018

Using Language to Explore the World

“Read voraciously and see the arc of their work.”

A New Cold War?

February 26, 2018

A New Cold War?

“Many people have misinterpreted how we ended the Cold War.”

A Kindred Seoul

February 19, 2018

A Kindred Seoul

For Angelo State junior and Honors Program student Rachel Boezinger, visiting Korea has been on her radar since high school.

Seeing Stars

February 5, 2018

Seeing Stars

When Dr. Kenneth Carrell was a grade-schooler in nearby Mertzon, he came with his class to tour the ASU Planetarium. Little did he know that one day he would be running the place.

ASU Again Named a ‘Military Friendly School’

December 20, 2017

ASU Again Named a ‘Military Friendly School’

For the ninth consecutive year, Angelo State University has been designated a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media. Angelo State achieved Gold-Level Award ranking for 2018, meaning it has programs that scored within 20 percent of the 10th-ranked institution within a given category.

TTU System Board of Regents Approves 2018-19 and 2019-20 Tuition and Fees

December 15, 2017

TTU System Board of Regents Approves 2018-19 and 2019-20 Tuition and Fees

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents and the Finance and Administration Committee Friday (Dec. 15) approved tuition and fees for its four institutions for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years.  

Students Who Serve

December 13, 2017

Students Who Serve

Just like the university as a whole, ASU’s student community service programs have seen nothing but growth over the last five years.

Volcanic Adventure

December 1, 2017

Volcanic Adventure

With no active volcanos in West Texas to show her geology students, Dr. Heather Lehto decided to take them to the great white north.

All the TESOL in China

November 17, 2017

All the TESOL in China

Already no stranger to China, Dr. Jeff Schonberg is the latest ASU representative to head to the Far East and help pave the way for more international students to come to Angelo State.

The Show Must Go On

November 10, 2017

The Show Must Go On

If you’ve been to an Angelo State theatre production in the past two years, chances are Julia McDaniel had a hand in it.

Chilling in Chile

November 3, 2017

Chilling in Chile

Though he has long studied the poetry, history, politics and geography of Chile, Dr. David Faught, associate professor of Spanish, had never actually been there.

Living in the Technological Age

October 19, 2017

Living in the Technological Age

“What kind of public sphere are we building? What kind of information infrastructure are we building? What kind of world are we building?”

Resident Expert - Media Magnet

October 9, 2017

Resident Expert - Media Magnet

If you happen to see the ASU logo on CNN or Fox News, chances are it is on the screen behind Dr. Bruce Bechtol as he gets interviewed about the latest crisis involving North Korea.

Nurses Without Borders

October 2, 2017

Nurses Without Borders

Two nursing students in the ASU Honors Program. Two very different backgrounds. Two incredibly fulfilling summer study abroad experiences.

History Through Photos

September 25, 2017

History Through Photos

While making summer plans for this year, ASU Honors Program student Jessica Tharp decided to go Dutch.

A Philosophy of Excellence

September 18, 2017

A Philosophy of Excellence

Through the enthusiastic guidance of Dr. Susana Badiola, ASU’s philosophy program has grown and flourished since her arrival in 2004.

Living to Serve

July 28, 2017

Living to Serve

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on this earth.”

International Relations

July 21, 2017

International Relations

Angelo State’s international ties with Asia continue to increase in both strength and number.

On the Road Again

June 30, 2017

On the Road Again

The ASU Society of Physics Students (SPS) has the right idea – take a road trip every spring right after graduation.

Answering the Call

June 16, 2017

Answering the Call

“Why don’t we have VISTAs in West Texas?”

The Streak

June 7, 2017

The Streak

While winning streaks are normally associated with sports, it is actually the Department of Mathematics that boasts the longest “streak” on the ASU campus.

Breathing Life into History

May 30, 2017

Breathing Life into History

For Dr. Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, research and teaching go hand in hand.

Onward and Upward

May 3, 2017

Onward and Upward

For San Angelo native and Angelo State senior Christian Garcia, honoring his family and his heritage have been his motivations throughout his college career.

Teaching Ag Teachers

April 27, 2017

Teaching Ag Teachers

An increasing number of Texas high school students are learning vocational agriculture skills from teachers who graduated from the ASU Agriculture Department.

ASU Goes Clubbing

April 11, 2017

ASU Goes Clubbing

Angelo State’s club sports teams compete in that gray area between intramurals and intercollegiate athletics.

Leader of the Pack

April 3, 2017

Leader of the Pack

Admissions Director Sharla Adam has a true passion for ASU and is one of the prime forces behind the university’s dramatically increasing enrollment.

Arctic Warnings

March 31, 2017

Arctic Warnings

“The Earth is sick and probably getting sicker.”

Continuing a Legacy

March 28, 2017

Continuing a Legacy

Originally a journalist, Anne Hillerman detailed her journey to becoming a best-selling western author as the featured speaker for ASU’s 21st Annual Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton this spring.

A Family Affair (Une Affaire de Famille)

March 16, 2017

A Family Affair (Une Affaire de Famille)

For the last seven years, Frederic and Laurence Masurel of Bondues, France, have been loaning their kids to the ASU Ram Family.

Connecting Cultures

February 8, 2017

Connecting Cultures

Supporting communities through teaching has always been a priority for Edwin Cuenco of the ASU art faculty, both on campus and abroad.

Bridging the Gap

February 3, 2017

Bridging the Gap

“The most effective way to bridge our differences is through dialogue.”

New Athletic Academic Advising Certificate Program

January 5, 2017

New Athletic Academic Advising Certificate Program

Angelo State University’s graduate program in coaching, sport, recreation and fitness administration (CSRF) has added a new Athletic Academic Advising Certificate program that will be available to students starting in the spring 2017 semester.

A Year to Remember

December 16, 2016

A Year to Remember

An innate desire to help people and make a difference drove Dr. Lesley Casarez to make a career change over a decade ago, and now both she and her ASU students are reaping the benefits.

New College, New Dean, New Identity

September 26, 2016

New College, New Dean, New Identity

Dr. Carolyn Gascoigne will forever be able to claim the title as the first-ever dean of ASU’s College of Arts and Humanities.

Administrator Honored for Extracurricular Work

September 21, 2016

Administrator Honored for Extracurricular Work

The positive effects Dr. Bradley Petty has had on ASU’s recreation and intramurals program (UREC) and its staff are a primary reason he was recently honored with one of the university’s most prestigious awards.

Alumna Wins 5th Bram Stoker Award For Her Writing

May 31, 2016

Alumna Wins 5th Bram Stoker Award For Her Writing

If career success can be measured by awards, then Angelo State alumna Lucy A. Snyder’s career as an author is right up there with some of the most well-known names in the dark fantasy and horror genre.

English Grad Student Pursuing His Calling

May 24, 2016

English Grad Student Pursuing His Calling

Influenced by his grandmother, his ASU mentor, and renowned author James Joyce, graduate student Alex Barchet has embarked on a journey that will soon take him to a new and exciting destination.

Alum is Young Entrepreneur of the Year

May 17, 2016

Alum is Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Angelo State alum Jason Snider didn’t so much found a business as it found him.

CSS Named for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

May 12, 2016

CSS Named for U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

With ASU officials, many local military and business leaders and San Angelo’s State Rep. Drew Darby also in attendance, Angelo State University on May 10 officially dedicated its Center for Security Studies (CSS) in honor of former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, who was a driving force behind the formation of the CSS in 2010.

April 28, 2016

Business Students Get Hands-On With Competition

In addition to the victorious entrepreneurs, this year’s San Angelo Business Plan Competition was also a winning experience for the 10 Angelo State University business students involved as advisors.

Biology Student Making the Most of Her Opportunities

April 27, 2016

Biology Student Making the Most of Her Opportunities

Small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio brought senior Chelbee Farnen to Angelo State. ASU then sent her to places she never thought possible.

Ram TV Gets Technology Upgrades

April 13, 2016

Ram TV Gets Technology Upgrades

Since last summer, Angelo State University’s Ram TV has been one of only two high-definition local stations in San Angelo and the only station broadcasting live ASU sports.

Korean Alum Goes From ASU to Microsoft

April 8, 2016

Korean Alum Goes From ASU to Microsoft

In 2012, Angelo State University alumnus Deok Hwan Choi made the momentous decision to leave his hometown of Ulsan, South Korea, and head to West Texas to finish his college education at ASU.

ASU Alumna a Leader in Texas Comptroller’s Division

March 23, 2016

ASU Alumna a Leader in Texas Comptroller’s Division

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.

Award-Winning Staffer Coordinates Popular Exhibit

March 15, 2016

Award-Winning Staffer Coordinates Popular Exhibit

When Shannon Sturm suggested that the ASU West Texas Collection present an exhibit on the Vietnam War, she had no idea what she was starting—or that it would culminate in her receiving one of the university’s most prestigious staff awards.

March 4, 2016

Celebrating Kelton with a Western Writer

Organizers ensured the success of ASU’s 20th annual Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton by bringing in fellow western writer Craig Johnson, author of 13 books in a Wyoming-based mystery series, as the featured speaker.

March 2, 2016

Search: Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities

Three finalists have been named for Angelo State University’s position of dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and will be on campus for interviews March 7-10.

Alum’s Novel Wins Award

February 19, 2016

Alum’s Novel Wins Award

The belief and encouragement of an Angelo State journalism professor helped 1984 ASU alumnus Norma Jennings realize her dream of becoming a published writer. Her own talent has turned her into an award-winning author.

December 9, 2015

First Class of ASU Engineering Students

ASU’s inaugural class of engineering and pre-engineering majors numbered over 50 for the fall 2015 semester.

Engineering Program’s First Semester a Rousing Success

December 8, 2015

Engineering Program’s First Semester a Rousing Success

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, 2015

Ag Student Wheels Toward Bright Future

ASU junior Jacob Reicheneker knows all about overcoming adversity.

Safety Training Continuous for Campus Police

November 11, 2015

Safety Training Continuous for Campus Police

The four words that school administrators fear the most are “active shooter on campus.”

Retired Professor Honored for Latino-American History Work

November 9, 2015

Retired Professor Honored for Latino-American History Work

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. 

Winners Selected in Instagram Contest

October 17, 2015

Winners Selected in Instagram Contest

Sometimes all you need to make something truly epic is a good group of friends.

Nursing Faculty Benefit from Trips Abroad

October 17, 2015

Nursing Faculty Benefit from Trips Abroad

It is not just ASU students who can profit from studying abroad.

College of Education Builds Reputation

October 13, 2015

College of Education Builds Reputation

When Angelo State alumna Hannah Dodds was named a 2014–15 Texas Student Teacher of the Year by the Texas Directors of Field Experiences earlier this month, the honor was also a recognition of the dedication the faculty and students in ASU’s College of Education.

Doctoral Students Conduct Research with Video Games

October 12, 2015

Doctoral Students Conduct Research with Video Games

Video games and exercise do not often go hand in hand, but they do in Angelo State University’s new Active Video Gaming Club.

Theatre Show Highlights Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 28, 2015

Theatre Show Highlights Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For Angelo State alumna Jackie Rosenfeld (Class of 2002), there could be no better timing for the staging of her play “keepingabreast” than during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Host Families Aid New Students

September 24, 2015

Host Families Aid New Students

For Jarett Lujan, a senior biology major from Marfa, coming to Angelo State as the first of his family to go to college was almost overwhelming.

Game Ball Gets Special Delivery

September 4, 2015

Game Ball Gets Special Delivery

Angelo State’s first home football game is exciting for Ram fans everywhere, but the experience was especially significant for 11-year-old Abby Galindo of San Angelo.

CSS Profs Author Books with High Acclaims

August 18, 2015

CSS Profs Author Books with High Acclaims

Over the last year, faculty in ASU’s Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Security Studies (CSS) have been publishing books in their respective areas of expertise at an increasingly rapid pace.

Former Student President Heads to Washington

July 28, 2015

Former Student President Heads to Washington

ASU senior Jared Goecker, the son of a U.S. Air Force chaplain, set his sights early on a public service career.

Angelo State Students Share Photos From Study Abroad

July 14, 2015

Angelo State Students Share Photos From Study Abroad

Each year, ASU’s Center for International Studies (CIS) offers several month-long summer study abroad opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Summer Camps Help Students and Educators

July 2, 2015

Summer Camps Help Students and Educators

For Concho Valley schoolteachers, summer is a chance to be students again as they find both professional development and inspiration at ASU through a variety of grant-funded programs.

Student Leaders Encourage Campus Involvement

June 22, 2015

Student Leaders Encourage Campus Involvement

An orchestra of emotional voices—tense, excited, confused and confident—rumbles through the Houston Harte University Center several Fridays and Saturdays each summer as Angelo State University welcomes incoming students to New Student Orientation.

Staff Award-Winner Embraces Boots and Buckles Lifestyle

June 11, 2015

Staff Award-Winner Embraces Boots and Buckles Lifestyle

If it has to do with agriculture at ASU, you can be sure that Annette Dixon is right in the middle of it.

ASU Honors Master’s Candidate Battling Cancer

June 4, 2015

ASU Honors Master’s Candidate Battling Cancer

Most of the graduate students in Angelo State University’s College of Education are working professionals, juggling family, life and career expectations.

Sophomore Selected for Research Program at CERN

June 2, 2015

Sophomore Selected for Research Program at CERN

Despite being only a sophomore, physics/mathematics major Zach Wimpee has already secured an upcoming academic research experience that most physicists can only dream about.

May 29, 2015

ASU Awards Degrees to 2015 Spring Graduates

Angelo State University conferred 672 undergraduate and graduate degrees upon 666 graduates during 2015 spring commencement exercises May 16 in San Angelo, Texas.

Agriculture Degrees Follow Industry Trends

May 19, 2015

Agriculture Degrees Follow Industry Trends

Now is a great time to be a student interested in a career in the agriculture industry.

English Professor Competes on Reality TV Show

May 18, 2015

English Professor Competes on Reality TV Show

Taking on challenges is nothing new for Dr. Kevin Garrison of the ASU English faculty.

Writing Center Goes To The Classroom

May 12, 2015

Writing Center Goes To The Classroom

Angelo State University’s Writing Center, founded in 1985, recently expanded its mission by sending its graduate assistant tutors into the developmental English course’s supplemental labs to work one-on-one with those students.

Theatre Student on Success Track

May 12, 2015

Theatre Student on Success Track

Success in college didn’t come easily to Josiah Hernandez, but the Angelo State junior turned his slow start around and is now on a trajectory for success.

Nursing Lab Gets New Mannequins

May 11, 2015

Nursing Lab Gets New Mannequins

The Angelo State University Department of Nursing has a new queen in its High-Fidelity Simulation Lab and, fittingly, her name is Victoria.

Cindy Bishop: Mathematics and Marathons

April 28, 2015

Cindy Bishop: Mathematics and Marathons

A former All-American long-distance runner for ASU, mathematics instructor Cindy Bishop recently completed the most prestigious long-distance race in America.

3 English Professors Publish Work

April 15, 2015

3 English Professors Publish Work

If creativity inspires creativity, then Drs. Terry Dalrymple, Laurence Musgrove and John Wegner must be setting off sparks in their classrooms.

Senior Aimee Denham Heading to Medical School

April 14, 2015

Senior Aimee Denham Heading to Medical School

Senior biology major Aimee Denham is a small-town girl at heart and hopes to return to those roots once she finishes medical school.

April 10, 2015

Date Set for ASU Blue and Gold Dinner

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.

Seeing Stars

April 6, 2015

Seeing Stars

“I think in the next 100 years we will have found evidence of life, maybe not intelligent life, but life on other planets.”

Mingu Lee: International Goals

March 30, 2015

Mingu Lee: International Goals

For Mingu Lee, an international student from South Korea, studying at Angelo State gets him one step closer to his career aspirations of working for UNICEF, the international children’s rights and emergency relief organization.

Springfest Blossoms

March 20, 2015

Springfest Blossoms

Angelo State University celebrates the season with its annual Springfest, three days of music, comedy, food and outdoor activities to bring the campus and community together.

Taking Center Stage

February 24, 2015

Taking Center Stage

More than 800 college and university theatre students have converged on the Angelo State University campus for the five-day Region VI Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, which began Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Daniel Chavez: The Importance of a Good Impression

February 13, 2015

Daniel Chavez: The Importance of a Good Impression

The decision to attend Angelo State has already paid off for Daniel Chavez (Class of 2013). At 23, he is the assistant vice president of economic development at the Chamber of Commerce for the nation’s seventh largest city, San Antonio.

All Hands On

January 26, 2015

All Hands On

This past August, five Angelo State University students spent a couple of hours picking up trash blown off busy South Bryant Boulevard onto property owned by Mosaic, a nonprofit organization that serves people with intellectual disabilities. And they had fun.

Breaking Out of the Classroom

November 25, 2014

Breaking Out of the Classroom

For Dr. Jordan Daniel, being named a 2014–15 Community-Engaged Faculty Fellow at Angelo State University is an opportunity to bridge the gap between theory and practice, between the classroom and the surrounding community.

November 17, 2014

Duncan Knox: ASU Envoy

For the past three years, ASU senior Duncan Knox has spent almost as much time as an emissary for the university as he has just being a student.

Rigors of ROTC Field Training

October 28, 2014

Rigors of ROTC Field Training

For many college students, the summer between their sophomore and junior years is a good time to do a study abroad program or work a part-time job while earning a few more credits in summer school. For Air Force ROTC cadets, it is the summer they participate in the highly competitive program known as field training, sweating in the Alabama and Mississippi humidity, fighting to earn the right to stay in officer training.