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June 29, 2021

ASU Again Recognized as a National ‘College of Distinction’

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.

B.J. and Richard Mayer are surrounded by family as they cut the ribbon for the official opening o...

May 21, 2021

Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens ASU Mayer Museum

Angelo State University officially dedicated its new Mayer Museum during a ribbon cutting ceremony today (May 21), and the facility will be open to the public beginning the morning of Saturday, May 22.

May 13, 2021

New Mission & Vision Statements Approved by Board of Regents

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved Angelo State University’s revised Mission Statement and Vision Statement at its regular meeting today (May 13) in Lubbock.

From left to right: Joe Munoz, Senior Executive Assistant to the President and General Counsel; R...

May 7, 2021

History Department Named for Retired Professor Emeritus

Angelo State University’s Department of History has been officially re-named the Arnoldo De León Department of History in honor of the longtime ASU professor who is acknowledged as one of the nation’s preeminent scholars in the field of Mexican American history.

(L-R) ASU President Ronnie Hawkins Jr., Dr. Susan Wilkinson, ASU Laura Bush Institute regional di...

April 23, 2021

New Partnership for ASU Laura Bush Institute and Shannon Medical Center

Angelo State University hosted a special ceremony today (April 23) to announce a new three-year partnership agreement between ASU’s regional office of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health (LWBIWH) and Shannon Medical Center.

(L-R) Former DFPS Commissioner Henry ?Hank? Whitman, ASU President Ronnie Hawkins Jr. and Fosteri...

April 20, 2021

Grand Slam Event Raises Funds for Foster Care Alumni Scholarships

Angelo State University’s Fostering Ram Success program garnered over $20,000 through its 2021 Grand Slam fundraising event to fund scholarships for ASU students who are former foster care youths.

(L-R) ASU President Ronnie Hawkins Jr., ASU Admissions Counselor Hannah Hoelscher, three local st...

April 6, 2021

Public Encouraged to Join in ‘I Chose Angelo State Month’

Angelo State University is once again celebrating April as “I Chose Angelo State Month” and is inviting the San Angelo and surrounding communities to join with the Ram Family, past and present, to show and boost pride in Angelo State.

Mike Conaway

March 1, 2021

Longtime U.S. Representative Joins ASU Foundation Board

Former U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway has joined the Board of Trustees for the Angelo State University Foundation, a public, nonprofit organization established to provide financial assistance to ASU, primarily through gifts and earnings on endowed funds.

December 8, 2020

Randolph Foundation Endows $1 Million for Kinesiology/Handball

Angelo State University has received a $1 million grant from the Lubbock-based Randolph Foundation for Higher Education Inc. that will fund a new endowment to support the ASU Department of Kinesiology and ASU Handball Club.

November 18, 2020

Angelo State and Chamber of Commerce Invite Businesses to Celebrate Successful Fall Semester

Angelo State University has partnered with the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce (SACC) to encourage local and area businesses to fly ASU flags in recognition of a successful conclusion to the fall 2020 semester at ASU.

November 11, 2020

Anonymous Gift to Fund New Memorial Vietnam War Archive

Angelo State University hosted a special Veterans Day Luncheon today (Nov. 11) to announce an anonymous grant that will fund the formation of a new William and Don Griffis Vietnam War Oral History Archive in the ASU West Texas Collection.

October 29, 2020

Dedication Ceremony Officially Opens New Stephens Chapel on Campus

Angelo State University today (Oct. 29) hosted a special on-site ceremony to mark the formal dedication and opening of the new Stephens Chapel located at 1965 S. Johnson St. near the center of the ASU campus.

October 20, 2020

New Congressman Conaway Archive, Exhibit and Endowment

Angelo State University has announced an agreement with U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway for the formation of a new K. Michael Conaway Archive and Exhibit in the ASU Mayer Museum, as well as a $250,000 gift from Conaway to establish the K. Michael Conaway Fellowship Endowment at ASU.

October 19, 2020

Management Alum Joins ASU Foundation Board

Angelo State University alumnus Will Welch has joined the Board of Trustees for the ASU Foundation, a public, nonprofit organization established to provide financial assistance to ASU, primarily through gifts and earnings on endowed funds.

October 2, 2020

AEP Foundation Grant for New Engineering Student Hub

Angelo State University has received a $100,000 grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation to fund an endowment that will support the new Engineering Student Hub in the ASU Vincent Building. In recognition of that generosity, the facility has been renamed the AEP Foundation Engineering Student Hub.

August 24, 2020

Angelo State Again Ranked in Nation’s ‘Best Colleges’ by The Princeton Review

For the 12th 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 13% of the nation’s more than 3,000 four-year colleges.

Angelo State University Mall

August 17, 2020

Ronnie Hawkins Officially Appointed Angelo State President

Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. was officially appointed to his new post as president of Angelo State University at a special ceremony this morning (Aug. 17) in the ASU Houston Harte University.

July 8, 2020

Blue & Gold Athletics Fundraising Event Going Virtual

Angelo State University’s 16th annual Phil George Blue & Gold fundraising event for ASU athletics, one of the largest yearly gatherings of donors and alumni, will be conducted in a virtual format this year as a responsible approach to addressing the current COVID-19 situation.

July 7, 2020

Foundation Gift to Fund Scholarships for Former Foster Care Students

Angelo State University has received a $150,000 gift from the James A. “Buddy” Davidson Charitable Foundation in Midland to establish a scholarship endowment for former foster care students attending ASU.

July 6, 2020

Development Office Wins National Fundraising Award

Angelo State University is one of only 107 colleges and universities nationwide to be recognized with a 2020 Educational Fundraising Award by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

April 8, 2020

Virtual Opening for New Stephens Chapel on Campus

Angelo State University today (April 8) announced the dedication and virtual opening of the newly-completed Stephens Chapel located at 1965 S. Johnson St. in the heart of the ASU campus.

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.

August 22, 2019

Angelo State’s 2018-19 Rodgers Distinguished Awards Winners

Christabel Romine, Dr. Lee Atkins and James “Dan” Robertson have been selected to receive the 2018-19 Gary and Pat Rodgers Distinguished Awards honoring outstanding staff, faculty and administrators at Angelo State University.

October 25, 2018

New Endowed Chair in ASU Norris-Vincent College of Business

Angelo State University alum Scott Wisniewski has gifted Angelo State $1 million to establish the Wisniewski Family Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship within the Norris-Vincent College of Business.

August 13, 2018

ASU Receives Gift to Establish Endowed Chair in Accounting

Angelo State University has received a generous monetary gift from alumnus Mark Low to establish the Low Family Chair in Accounting in ASU’s Norris-Vincent College of Business.

Student shooting a gun

August 10, 2018

We’re Right on Target

June 5, 2018

Angelo State University Announces Gift and Naming of College of Business

Angelo State University has received a combined $5 million gift from ASU alumni Lloyd Norris and Blake and Bryan Vincent to benefit ASU’s College of Business, and has named the college in their honor.

March 2, 2018

Construction Approved for ASU Museum

Angelo State University today announced that construction of a new Angelo State University Museum has been approved by the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents at its regular meeting in El Paso.

Building a Strong Foundation

December 8, 2015

Engineering Program’s First Semester a Rousing Success

Angelo State University’s fledgling Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program is already off to a flying start in its first semester of existence.

Thrill of the Hunt

November 24, 2015

Ag Student Wheels Toward Bright Future

ASU junior Jacob Reicheneker knows all about overcoming adversity.

Making History

November 9, 2015

Retired Professor Honored for Latino-American History Work

For Dr. Arnoldo De León, a member of Angelo State University’s history faculty for 42 years until his retirement in June, his proudest career moment came in 1987. 

April 10, 2015

Date Set for ASU Blue and Gold Dinner

The date is set for the 11th Annual Phil George Blue & Gold Dinner and Auction with Crockett National Bank as the title sponsor for the fourth consecutive year. The dinner and athletic fundraising event will be on Friday, Aug. 7, at the Junell Center/Stephens Arena, 2235 S. Jackson St.

March 27, 2014

ASU Football Coming Home to Campus

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents has approved changing the name of the LeGrand Sports Complex to the LeGrand Stadium and Sports Complex after a $1.4 million dollar donation to provide lights and bleachers by Dr. Robert and Jean Ann LeGrand.

March 4, 2014

Gift from Mike Millegan to Impact Angelo State

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents has approved the naming of the ASU weight room in the Junell Center to the Ben and Alvetta Kelly weight room after a generous donation from Mike Millegan.

February 3, 2014

ASU Debuts Mayer Field

Richard and Betty Mayer were recognized during an Angelo State University ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to officially debut Mayer Field at the ASU Softball Complex and its new artificial turf.