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September 4, 2020

Three Profs Contribute to First Open-Source AP U.S. History Textbook

Three Angelo State University professors have joined with other faculty from colleges and universities across the country to produce the first Open Educational Resource digital textbook for U.S. history that aligns with College Board Advanced Placement (AP) standards.

November 20, 2019

Fort Concho Elementary Students Texas History Course

On Nov. 20, 2019, 85 Concho Elementary 5th graders’ visited Dr. Powers’ History of Texas class. The Education Majors in History of Texas led a mini-Texas history lesson plan with groups of eight 5th graders. It was a great learning moment for both the college students as well as the Concho students! 

November 12, 2019

Anonymous Gift to Fund New World War II Archive at Angelo State

Angelo State University’s College of Arts and Humanities has received a grant from an anonymous donor to fund the formation of a new George Ricks Memorial World War II Archive that will be housed in the ASU West Texas Collection.

NCHC Conference in New Orleans

November 4, 2019

Angelo State Honors Students to Present Research at National Conference

Ten students in the Angelo State University Honors Program have been selected to present their research projects at the 54th annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference Nov. 6-10 in New Orleans, La.

October 1, 2019

Prof. Dickmeyer Named NEH Summer Scholar

Prof. Dickmeyer won a competitive fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to attend the 4-week 2019 summer institute “Colonial Experiences and Their Legacies in Southeast Asia.” She is incorporating this material into several Asian history courses at ASU.

October 1, 2019

Prof. Lynch Publishes a New Book

Prof. Sarah Lynch published a new book, Medieval Pedagogical Writings: An Epitome, Fall 2018, which is out now in paperback and downloadable e-book. Check it out here.

May 9, 2019

New Dean Appointed for ASU College of Arts & Humanities

Dr. John E. Klingemann, chair of the Angelo State University Department of History, has been appointed the new dean of ASU’s College of Arts and Humanities, effective July 1.

Prof. Ostrofsky

December 17, 2018

Prof. Ostrofsky Publishes on CNN

Prof. Kathryn Ostrofsky has just published an opinion piece for CNN about Sesame Street’s latest storyline tackling homelessness. Her expertise is based on her research on “Sesame Street.” Read the article here. 

Angelo State University Department of History, Fall 2018

December 3, 2018

Angelo State History Department In the Top 10 of National Universities With Increasing Majors

In recent years, the numbers of history majors has been on the decline nationwide.

Prof. Kathryn Ostrofsky

November 29, 2018

Prof. Ostrofsky Publishes an Annotated Bibliography

Prof. Kathryn Ostrofsky has just published an annotated bibliography for interdisciplinary research on “Sesame Street” as part of Oxford University Press’s online collection of Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies. She will continue to update it on www.oxfordbibliographies.com as new works on the subject are published.