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  • Registration Opens for Angelo State Foreign Language Competition
    October 13, 2021 - Angelo State University’s annual Foreign Language Competition for students representing local and regional junior high and high schools will make its return in a virtual format in January 2022, and advance registration for contestants will be open Oct. 15-31.

  • ‘Rams Tackle Hunger’ & Ram Jam to Highlight ASU Game Day
    September 30, 2021 - Angelo State University is inviting the community to take part in a full day of family-friendly activities on Saturday, Oct. 2, including the kickoff of the “Rams Tackle Hunger” food drive, a Ram Jam tailgate party with a free concert, a volleyball match and a football game.

  • Angelo State Launches Virtual Exhibit of West Texas World War II Stories
    September 28, 2021 - 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 - 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 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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.