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April 30, 2024

Class of 2024 Top Graduates

Christian Bell, a biology major from Midland, has been selected to receive Angelo State University’s 2024 Presidential Award as the top graduate in his class, while five other ASU graduating seniors have been selected for 2024 Distinguished Student Awards from their respective academic colleges.

November 2, 2023

Distinguished Alum Gifts Angelo State $1 Million for Academics

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.

May 2, 2023

Class of 2023 Top Graduates

Emily Maxey of Phoenix, Ariz., has been selected to receive Angelo State University’s 2023 Presidential Award as the top graduate in her class, while five other ASU graduating seniors have been selected for 2022-23 Distinguished Student Awards from their respective academic colleges.

April 19, 2023

Honors Student Wins National Research Paper Award

Kaylen Shetler, a junior in the Angelo State University Honors Program, has received the 2022-23 Robert A. Kilmarx Award for the Best Military, Intelligence or National Security Strategic Analysis Paper from the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) in Washington, D.C.

August 25, 2022

Top 2022 Graduate Earns Prestigious National Fellowship

Recent Angelo State University graduate Morgan Preston of Vicksburg, Michigan, has been selected to receive a $35,000 Sherrill Carlson Fellowship from the Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) national collegiate honor society to help fund her graduate education.

August 9, 2022

Honors Program Wins National Community Service Award

Angelo State University’s Honors Program has been selected to receive the 2022 Community Engagement Award from the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) and will be honored at the annual NCHC Conference in Dallas in November.

January 31, 2019

Capitol Gains

Interning on Capitol Hill has been on Angelo State senior Evelyn Burch’s bucket list for a long time.

November 16, 2018

Hungary for Knowledge

Travel to an obscure country – check. Shadow world-renowned surgeons – check. Eat too many gelatos – check. Get a leg up on medical school – check. It’s all in a summer’s work for Angelo State pre-med student Ashton White.

May 7, 2018

Getting Presidential

Exercise science major Brenna Hudson of Pflugerville is ASU’s Presidential Award winner as the top graduate in the Class of 2018.

April 26, 2018

The ASU Experience

In addition to their academics, ASU undergraduate students are encouraged to take part in extracurricular activities like research, community service, studying abroad or joining student organizations. Senior mathematics major Emily Vidal has done them all.

February 19, 2018

A Kindred Seoul

For Angelo State junior and Honors Program student Rachel Boezinger, visiting Korea has been on her radar since high school.

November 10, 2017

The Show Must Go On

If you’ve been to an Angelo State theatre production in the past two years, chances are Julia McDaniel had a hand in it.

October 2, 2017

Nurses Without Borders

Two nursing students in the ASU Honors Program. Two very different backgrounds. Two incredibly fulfilling summer study abroad experiences.

September 25, 2017

History Through Photos

While making summer plans for this year, ASU Honors Program student Jessica Tharp decided to go Dutch.

May 3, 2017

Onward and Upward

For San Angelo native and Angelo State senior Christian Garcia, honoring his family and his heritage have been his motivations throughout his college career.

April 27, 2016

Biology Student Making the Most of Her Opportunities

Small class sizes and a low student-to-faculty ratio brought senior Chelbee Farnen to Angelo State. ASU then sent her to places she never thought possible.

June 2, 2015

Sophomore Selected for Research Program at CERN

Despite being only a sophomore, physics/mathematics major Zach Wimpee has already secured an upcoming academic research experience that most physicists can only dream about.

April 14, 2015

Senior Aimee Denham Heading to Medical School

Senior biology major Aimee Denham is a small-town girl at heart and hopes to return to those roots once she finishes medical school.

November 17, 2014

Duncan Knox: ASU Envoy

For the past three years, ASU senior Duncan Knox has spent almost as much time as an emissary for the university as he has just being a student.