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  • ASNHC Herbarium & Vertebrate Specimens Go Online
    January 26, 2021 - 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

  • Nursing Online Master’s Degrees Earn Top National Rankings
    January 19, 2021 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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

  • Security Studies Prof Wins Multiple National Research Grants
    December 10, 2020 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

  • Criminal Justice Prof Wins National Research Award
    November 24, 2020 - 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 - 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.