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  • $500,000 Gift for ASU Rodeo Team

    February 20, 2024 - Angelo State University has received a $500,000 gift from a West Texas family with a deep ranching heritage to establish the Bob Johnson Rodeo Endowment that will support operations for the ASU Rodeo Team.

  • 2024 Faculty/Staff Service Awards Recipients Announced

    February 15, 2024 - Over 120 Angelo State University faculty and staff members, including 11 with a quarter century or more employment with the university, were honored with Service Awards during a ceremony on Feb. 13 in the ASU Houston Harte University Center.

  • Rams Clay Target Team Shines at Regional Contest

    February 13, 2024 - The Angelo State University Rams Clay Target Team brought home a host of individual and team medals, including two individual Gold Medals, from the recent ACUI/SCTP Lower Midwest Super Shoot competition at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio.

  • Teacher Education Partnership Renewed with Korean University

    February 6, 2024 - Angelo State University hosted a leadership contingent from Gongju National University of Education (GNUE) in South Korea for a signing ceremony on Monday, Feb. 5, to renew the partnership agreement for a program that annually brings approximately 40 GNUE teacher education students to the Angelo State campus.

  • Multiple Grants for ASU Rodeo Complex Improvements

    January 29, 2024 - In response to a $1 million challenge grant announced last year, Angelo State University has received new grants totaling $150,000 from two nonprofit organizations to help fund the ongoing renovations and updates to the ASU Rodeo Complex at the San Angelo Fairgrounds.

  • Fortune Magazine Recognizes Online Graduate Degrees

    January 10, 2024 - Angelo State University’s online master’s degree programs in applied psychology, business administration and nursing have again been ranked among the best in the nation by Fortune magazine, a global leader in business journalism with a worldwide readership of nearly 5 million.

  • ASU Designated a National ‘First Scholars Institution’

    January 4, 2024 - Angelo State University has been selected as a “First Scholars Institution” by the Center for First-generation Student Success (CFGSS) based on ASU’s commitment to advancing the outcomes of first-generation students through improving both first-generation student success initiatives and institution-wide approaches.

  • English Professor Publishes New Book of Poetry

    December 19, 2023 - Dr. Laurence Musgrove, a professor in Angelo State University’s Natalie Zan Ryan Department of English and Modern Languages, has published his fourth book, a collection of poems titled “A Stranger’s Heart,” through Lamar University Literary Press.

  • Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremonies

    December 12, 2023 - More than 700 Angelo State University students are scheduled to walk the stage during two fall commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

  • Political Science Students Win National Conference Awards

    December 8, 2023 - Two Angelo State University political science students earned individual awards for their performances at the recent 27th annual Eugene Scassa Mock Organization of American States (ESMOAS) Collegiate Summit of the Americas Conference at Baylor University.

  • ASU Earns Reaffirmation of Accreditation

    December 6, 2023 - Angelo State University has earned reaffirmation of its accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) following the annual meeting of the accrediting body’s board of trustees.

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Fall 2023 Inductees

    November 30, 2023 - Angelo State University’s chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national honor society recently inducted its fall 2023 class of 73 new student members during a special initiation ceremony in the Houston Harte University Center.

  • Library of Congress Grant for West Texas History Project

    November 21, 2023 - Angelo State University has been awarded a $69,999 grant from the Library of Congress (LOC) in Washington, D.C., to fund a new project to create historical information resources for local and regional K-12 schools and ASU academic programs.

  • ASU Chorale & Director to Perform at Carnegie Hall

    November 16, 2023 - The Angelo State University Chorale and Dr. Eric Posada, director of choral activities, have been invited by Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) to perform at the storied Carnegie Hall in New York City next spring.

  • ASU Earns National Honors for Military/Veteran Education

    November 14, 2023 - Angelo State University has again earned national recognition from several organizations for excellence in education and related services that significantly contribute to the academic success of military and veteran students and their families.

  • Nurre Named Angelo State’s 2023 Veteran of the Year

    November 10, 2023 - In commemoration of Veteran’s Day, Angelo State University has named retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Thomas G. Nurre Sr. as the 2023 ASU Veteran of the Year.

  • Alpha Chi Honor Society Fall 2023 Inductees

    November 8, 2023 - Angelo State University’s chapter of the Alpha Chi national collegiate honor society recently inducted 38 new members for the fall 2023 semester during a ceremony in the Houston Harte University Center.

  • Distinguished Alum Gifts Angelo State $1 Million for Academics

    November 2, 2023 - Angelo State University has received a five-year, $1 million gift from alumnus Kelby Hagar, president and managing director of Argonaut Private Equity, to fund the new Angelo State Academic Excellence Endowment.

  • College of Education Dean Wins State Award for Outstanding Service

    October 18, 2023 - Dr. Scarlet Clouse, dean of the Angelo State University College of Education, received the 2023 Ted Booker Memorial Award for outstanding contributions in the field of teacher education at the Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE) Annual Conference earlier this month in San Marcos.

  • National Science Foundation Grant for Innovation Partnerships

    October 10, 2023 - Angelo State University has received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to initiate the creation of the ASU Innovation Hub that will be a focal resource for collaboration between faculty, students and industry partners to promote research and workforce development.