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June 20, 2023

Recent Graduate Chosen for Fulbright Program to Bulgaria

Price Tarbet of Big Spring, a May 2022 graduate of Angelo State University, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student English Teaching Assistantship to teach English in Bulgaria for the 2023-24 academic year.

Servant Leader

Angelo State alum Henry Jackson has made a career out of serving others.

Alumni Spotlight: Henry Jackson

Class of 1994

ASU alumnus Henry Jackson chose Angelo State because it’s where people go to grow, develop and learn. A 1994 graduate, he uses his experiences and degree he earned from Angelo State to make a difference in the non-profit industry.

A Beacon of Hope

Recent Angelo State alumnus Zach Sutterfield overcomes incredible odds to earn his diploma. 

On July 19, 2018, Zach Sutterfield went to sleep in a friend’s apartment in San Marcos. Early the next morning, he woke up surrounded by flames and with his body on fire.

ASU Trailblazer: Travis Barnett

Class of 2012, B.S. in Applied Physics

Since following his alumni parents to Angelo State, Travis Barnett has continued to blaze his own trail at their shared alma mater.

November 7, 2022

$1 Million Gift to Re-Name Department of English and Modern Languages

Angelo State University has received a $1 million gift from Dallas-based entrepreneur and philanthropist G. Brint Ryan to establish a permanent endowment benefitting ASU’s Department of English and Modern Languages.

ASU Trailblazer: Danny Chavez

Class of 2013, B.A. in Political Science

ASU alum Danny Chavez is leading the charge to create thousands of jobs across the U.S.

A Passion to Serve

Young alum found his calling.

Through ASU’s student organizations, Eddye Zuniga-Sanchez found his calling in serving others.

ASU Trailblazer: Cory Pettit

Class of 1998, B.S. in Psychology

ASU alum Cory Pettit took a long and winding road toward his career as a Southwest Airlines pilot, and he has now played a key role in giving ASU commercial aviation students the chance to take a much shorter one.

We Are Family: Laura & Billy Scott

Laura and Billy Scott came to Angelo State because of family, and now they are making connections with the ASU students most in need of family support.