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  • Security Studies Prof Wins Ford Presidential Foundation Grant
    August 3, 2021 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.