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I Chose Angelo State

Celebrate I Chose Angelo State month throughout April!

Whether you’re a new student, current student, faculty or staff member, alumni or friend of ASU, we want to showcase everything Angelo State has to offer.

  • “I chose Angelo State because it feels like home. Getting involved is very easy and welcoming and inviting. I feel like I know a lot of people here even if I don’t know them. I’ve built so many good quality friendships.”

    Krystyn Irby, health science professions

    Student holding up her hand showing her class ring.
  • “I chose Angelo State because of the nationally-ranked academic programs and the ability to graduate debt free.”

    Trevor Schwartz, agribusiness

    Student giving a cow a shot
  • “It’s really hard for undergraduates to get research opportunities at other universities. If you do research, often you can’t do other things. Whereas at ASU, they want you to do research; they want you to branch out; they want you to ask questions and push yourself.”

    Hope Jenson, Biology, ROTC

    Hope Jenson working on a computer.
ASU cheerleaders walking in the university mall walk

We want to hear why you chose
Angelo State!

Alumni Spotlight

  • “It is great to be a part of a family with fellow students who actually care about you all over the world.”

    John Delk
    Class of 1996
  • “I am proud to see Angelo State constantly moving forward and creating opportunities for students, and I am proud to see and learn of the amazing things our alumni are accomplishing in their fields.”

    Anton Malkowski
    Chief of Staff for Business Operations, U.S. Forest Service, Class of 2003
  • “I only applied to one college, was accepted, and graduated ASU with a degree in applied physics. I’m proud to tell people that ASU now has a great engineering program.”

    Travis Barnett
    CEO, Centerline Engineering & Consulting, Class of 2012
  • “This little campus appears innocuous due to it’s size and location, but it is teeming with brilliant professors, dedicated staff, and a real family atmosphere.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “The opportunity to further my education, enhance my leadership skills, and travel the world through study abroad is all located at Angelo State.”

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “I chose Angelo State because I could receive an individualized superlative education from full professors at a fraction of the cost of other institutions.”

    John Delk
    Class of 1996
  • “My own orientation left such a profound impact that in subsequent years when I became a Resident Assistant, I always wanted to have some role to welcome future ones on the first day of campus.”

    Taimur Khan
    Vice President Business Development and Strategy, Class of 1992
  • “RAM FAM is not just a saying, it is a true sentiment. I look forward to introducing the next generation to the values of Angelo State University!”

    Kate Barnett
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Class of 2012
  • “Angelo State was not only close to home, affordable, and credible, it is a campus full of opportunities.

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “ASU offered me a scholarship to play football while attending classes and completing my undergraduate degree.”

    Cody Danaher
    Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Calallen ISD, Class of 1971
  • “I am proud to be an ASU Alum because of the amazing career opportunities it offered me. ASU opened the door for me.”

    Shae Hopf
    ICU BSN RN, Class of 2018
  • “ASU cares about its students. I owe by success to the foundation that ASU put in place.”

    Taimur Khan
    Vice President Business Development and Strategy, Class of 1992
  • “The faculty in my program were personally invested in my success and provided every opportunity to promote my professional involvement in our field.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “The RAM culture speaks for itself; loyal, supportive, and timeless. I am so proud to be an ASU alum and be able to share my RAM Pride with generations of RAMS!”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “The small class sizes and personable professors made Angelo State the perfect choice for me.”

    Shae Hopf
    ICU BSN RN, Class of 2018
  • “ASU was and is home. I personally knew all of my professors, and I felt like more than just a ‘number.’ I enjoyed all of the extra-curricular activities and groups where I made lifelong friends.”

    Kate Barnett
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Class of 2012
  • “I am proud to be an ASU Alum because of the commitment it has made to become a more diverse campus community to better serve students in West Texas.”

    Lydia Bueno
    Assistant Dean of Strategic Enrollment and Student Life, Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Class of 2005, 2010
  • “My professors, classmates, friends, and more made my ASU experience so much more worth it.”

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “Not only does ASU support their students financially, but throughout the entire campus, from the AMAZING professors to thriving organizations. I couldn’t have chose a better university.”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “ASU was a place I could be both a student and athlete and not have to compromise success in my academic or athletic career for the other - I could have both!”

    Katie Light
    Family Medicine Physician, Class of 2016
  • “I made many life-long friends with fellow students, teammates and professors.”

    Cody Danaher
    Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Calallen ISD, Class of 1971
  • “Despite being from out of town, I felt instantly welcomed the moment I set foot on campus.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “Coming back to campus is one of my favorite things to do, because it feels like I am coming home to family. This makes me immensely proud to call myself an ASU Ram!”

    Jarett Lujan
    Higher Education Research, Class of 2016, 2017, 2019
  • “I was given a phenomenal education and had the time of my life!”

    Taylor De La Garza
    Lending Assistant, Class of 2017
  • “I wanted to participate in Air Force ROTC and ASU allowed me the opportunity to do so in my hometown near family and friends. ASU turned out to be the perfect choice for me.”

    Anton Malkowski
    Chief of Staff for Business Operations, U.S. Forest Service, Class of 2003
  • “I forged life-long friends and was able to be part of a professional fraternity called Delta Sigma Pi.”

    Eligio Acosta
    Commercial Banking, Class of 1993
  • “Angelo State University offered a rigorous curriculum that I felt would prepare me well for my future career path.”

    Caleb Vosburg
    Physician, Class of 1998, 2001
  • “As an international student I wanted to attend a trustworthy university with a verifiable legacy and hometown feeling in a suburban location. ASU ticked all the boxes!”

    Matthew Mbanga
    CEO of Foundations for Farming, Class of 2003
  • “Not only was ASU close to home, but it had the right size for me and gave me the ability to develop myself and allow myself to grow.”

    Brayden Woods
    Legislative Correspondent - U.S. House of Representatives, Class of 2020
  • “When I applied to ASU I was hoping for the ultimate college experience, little did I know that graduating debt free would be included as well!”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “ASU prepared me very well for my next stage in life. I’m proud of the academics I learned and of the soft skills I learned in extra-curricular activities.”

    Travis Barnett
    CEO, Centerline Engineering & Consulting. Class of 2012
  • “Angelo State made me feel at home the moment I stepped onto campus. There is something special about the feeling you get when touring ASU and seeing yourself living the life of a Ram or Rambelle.”

    Jarett Lujan
    Higher Education Research, Class of 2016, 2017, 2019
  • “I chose Angelo State because I knew it would be a place where I could develop my own identity. I found my likes and dislikes, hobbies and passions. I learned a lot about myself.”

    Lydia Bueno
    Assistant Dean of Strategic Enrollment and Student Life, Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Class of 2005, 2010
  • “I received a game changing education that gave me a competitive advantage + the confidence to excel in my career journey.”

    Kevin Carroll
    Founder, Author, Speaker, Class of 1989
  • “Angelo State is full of kind, hard working and successful people. I am honored to have been given the opportunity to represent such an amazing community and school!”

    Katie Light
    Family Medicine Physician, Class of 2016
  • “It is great to be a part of a family with fellow students who actually care about you all over the world.”

    John Delk
    Class of 1996
  • “I am proud to see Angelo State constantly moving forward and creating opportunities for students, and I am proud to see and learn of the amazing things our alumni are accomplishing in their fields.”

    Anton Malkowski
    Chief of Staff for Business Operations, U.S. Forest Service, Class of 2003
  • “I only applied to one college, was accepted, and graduated ASU with a degree in applied physics. I’m proud to tell people that ASU now has a great engineering program.”

    Travis Barnett
    CEO, Centerline Engineering & Consulting, Class of 2012
  • “This little campus appears innocuous due to it’s size and location, but it is teeming with brilliant professors, dedicated staff, and a real family atmosphere.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “The opportunity to further my education, enhance my leadership skills, and travel the world through study abroad is all located at Angelo State.”

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “I chose Angelo State because I could receive an individualized superlative education from full professors at a fraction of the cost of other institutions.”

    John Delk
    Class of 1996
  • “My own orientation left such a profound impact that in subsequent years when I became a Resident Assistant, I always wanted to have some role to welcome future ones on the first day of campus.”

    Taimur Khan
    Vice President Business Development and Strategy, Class of 1992
  • “RAM FAM is not just a saying, it is a true sentiment. I look forward to introducing the next generation to the values of Angelo State University!”

    Kate Barnett
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Class of 2012
  • “Angelo State was not only close to home, affordable, and credible, it is a campus full of opportunities.

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “ASU offered me a scholarship to play football while attending classes and completing my undergraduate degree.”

    Cody Danaher
    Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Calallen ISD, Class of 1971
  • “I am proud to be an ASU Alum because of the amazing career opportunities it offered me. ASU opened the door for me.”

    Shae Hopf
    ICU BSN RN, Class of 2018
  • “ASU cares about its students. I owe by success to the foundation that ASU put in place.”

    Taimur Khan
    Vice President Business Development and Strategy, Class of 1992
  • “The faculty in my program were personally invested in my success and provided every opportunity to promote my professional involvement in our field.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “The RAM culture speaks for itself; loyal, supportive, and timeless. I am so proud to be an ASU alum and be able to share my RAM Pride with generations of RAMS!”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “The small class sizes and personable professors made Angelo State the perfect choice for me.”

    Shae Hopf
    ICU BSN RN, Class of 2018
  • “ASU was and is home. I personally knew all of my professors, and I felt like more than just a ‘number.’ I enjoyed all of the extra-curricular activities and groups where I made lifelong friends.”

    Kate Barnett
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Class of 2012
  • “I am proud to be an ASU Alum because of the commitment it has made to become a more diverse campus community to better serve students in West Texas.”

    Lydia Bueno
    Assistant Dean of Strategic Enrollment and Student Life, Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Class of 2005, 2010
  • “My professors, classmates, friends, and more made my ASU experience so much more worth it.”

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “Not only does ASU support their students financially, but throughout the entire campus, from the AMAZING professors to thriving organizations. I couldn’t have chose a better university.”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “ASU was a place I could be both a student and athlete and not have to compromise success in my academic or athletic career for the other - I could have both!”

    Katie Light
    Family Medicine Physician, Class of 2016
  • “I made many life-long friends with fellow students, teammates and professors.”

    Cody Danaher
    Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Calallen ISD, Class of 1971
  • “Despite being from out of town, I felt instantly welcomed the moment I set foot on campus.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “Coming back to campus is one of my favorite things to do, because it feels like I am coming home to family. This makes me immensely proud to call myself an ASU Ram!”

    Jarett Lujan
    Higher Education Research, Class of 2016, 2017, 2019
  • “I was given a phenomenal education and had the time of my life!”

    Taylor De La Garza
    Lending Assistant, Class of 2017
  • “I wanted to participate in Air Force ROTC and ASU allowed me the opportunity to do so in my hometown near family and friends. ASU turned out to be the perfect choice for me.”

    Anton Malkowski
    Chief of Staff for Business Operations, U.S. Forest Service, Class of 2003
  • “I forged life-long friends and was able to be part of a professional fraternity called Delta Sigma Pi.”

    Eligio Acosta
    Commercial Banking, Class of 1993
  • “Angelo State University offered a rigorous curriculum that I felt would prepare me well for my future career path.”

    Caleb Vosburg
    Physician, Class of 1998, 2001
  • “As an international student I wanted to attend a trustworthy university with a verifiable legacy and hometown feeling in a suburban location. ASU ticked all the boxes!”

    Matthew Mbanga
    CEO of Foundations for Farming, Class of 2003
  • “Not only was ASU close to home, but it had the right size for me and gave me the ability to develop myself and allow myself to grow.”

    Brayden Woods
    Legislative Correspondent - U.S. House of Representatives, Class of 2020
  • “When I applied to ASU I was hoping for the ultimate college experience, little did I know that graduating debt free would be included as well!”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “ASU prepared me very well for my next stage in life. I’m proud of the academics I learned and of the soft skills I learned in extra-curricular activities.”

    Travis Barnett
    CEO, Centerline Engineering & Consulting. Class of 2012
  • “Angelo State made me feel at home the moment I stepped onto campus. There is something special about the feeling you get when touring ASU and seeing yourself living the life of a Ram or Rambelle.”

    Jarett Lujan
    Higher Education Research, Class of 2016, 2017, 2019
  • “I chose Angelo State because I knew it would be a place where I could develop my own identity. I found my likes and dislikes, hobbies and passions. I learned a lot about myself.”

    Lydia Bueno
    Assistant Dean of Strategic Enrollment and Student Life, Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Class of 2005, 2010
  • “I received a game changing education that gave me a competitive advantage + the confidence to excel in my career journey.”

    Kevin Carroll
    Founder, Author, Speaker, Class of 1989
  • “Angelo State is full of kind, hard working and successful people. I am honored to have been given the opportunity to represent such an amazing community and school!”

    Katie Light
    Family Medicine Physician, Class of 2016
  • “It is great to be a part of a family with fellow students who actually care about you all over the world.”

    John Delk
    Class of 1996
  • “I am proud to see Angelo State constantly moving forward and creating opportunities for students, and I am proud to see and learn of the amazing things our alumni are accomplishing in their fields.”

    Anton Malkowski
    Chief of Staff for Business Operations, U.S. Forest Service, Class of 2003
  • “I only applied to one college, was accepted, and graduated ASU with a degree in applied physics. I’m proud to tell people that ASU now has a great engineering program.”

    Travis Barnett
    CEO, Centerline Engineering & Consulting, Class of 2012
  • “This little campus appears innocuous due to it’s size and location, but it is teeming with brilliant professors, dedicated staff, and a real family atmosphere.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “The opportunity to further my education, enhance my leadership skills, and travel the world through study abroad is all located at Angelo State.”

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “I chose Angelo State because I could receive an individualized superlative education from full professors at a fraction of the cost of other institutions.”

    John Delk
    Class of 1996
  • “My own orientation left such a profound impact that in subsequent years when I became a Resident Assistant, I always wanted to have some role to welcome future ones on the first day of campus.”

    Taimur Khan
    Vice President Business Development and Strategy, Class of 1992
  • “RAM FAM is not just a saying, it is a true sentiment. I look forward to introducing the next generation to the values of Angelo State University!”

    Kate Barnett
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Class of 2012
  • “Angelo State was not only close to home, affordable, and credible, it is a campus full of opportunities.

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “ASU offered me a scholarship to play football while attending classes and completing my undergraduate degree.”

    Cody Danaher
    Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Calallen ISD, Class of 1971
  • “I am proud to be an ASU Alum because of the amazing career opportunities it offered me. ASU opened the door for me.”

    Shae Hopf
    ICU BSN RN, Class of 2018
  • “ASU cares about its students. I owe by success to the foundation that ASU put in place.”

    Taimur Khan
    Vice President Business Development and Strategy, Class of 1992
  • “The faculty in my program were personally invested in my success and provided every opportunity to promote my professional involvement in our field.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “The RAM culture speaks for itself; loyal, supportive, and timeless. I am so proud to be an ASU alum and be able to share my RAM Pride with generations of RAMS!”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “The small class sizes and personable professors made Angelo State the perfect choice for me.”

    Shae Hopf
    ICU BSN RN, Class of 2018
  • “ASU was and is home. I personally knew all of my professors, and I felt like more than just a ‘number.’ I enjoyed all of the extra-curricular activities and groups where I made lifelong friends.”

    Kate Barnett
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Class of 2012
  • “I am proud to be an ASU Alum because of the commitment it has made to become a more diverse campus community to better serve students in West Texas.”

    Lydia Bueno
    Assistant Dean of Strategic Enrollment and Student Life, Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Class of 2005, 2010
  • “My professors, classmates, friends, and more made my ASU experience so much more worth it.”

    Cody Vasquez
    Licensed Insurance Agent, Class of 2018, 2020
  • “Not only does ASU support their students financially, but throughout the entire campus, from the AMAZING professors to thriving organizations. I couldn’t have chose a better university.”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “ASU was a place I could be both a student and athlete and not have to compromise success in my academic or athletic career for the other - I could have both!”

    Katie Light
    Family Medicine Physician, Class of 2016
  • “I made many life-long friends with fellow students, teammates and professors.”

    Cody Danaher
    Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Calallen ISD, Class of 1971
  • “Despite being from out of town, I felt instantly welcomed the moment I set foot on campus.”

    Heidi Moyer
    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Adjunct Professor, Class of 2016
  • “Coming back to campus is one of my favorite things to do, because it feels like I am coming home to family. This makes me immensely proud to call myself an ASU Ram!”

    Jarett Lujan
    Higher Education Research, Class of 2016, 2017, 2019
  • “I was given a phenomenal education and had the time of my life!”

    Taylor De La Garza
    Lending Assistant, Class of 2017
  • “I wanted to participate in Air Force ROTC and ASU allowed me the opportunity to do so in my hometown near family and friends. ASU turned out to be the perfect choice for me.”

    Anton Malkowski
    Chief of Staff for Business Operations, U.S. Forest Service, Class of 2003
  • “I forged life-long friends and was able to be part of a professional fraternity called Delta Sigma Pi.”

    Eligio Acosta
    Commercial Banking, Class of 1993
  • “Angelo State University offered a rigorous curriculum that I felt would prepare me well for my future career path.”

    Caleb Vosburg
    Physician, Class of 1998, 2001
  • “As an international student I wanted to attend a trustworthy university with a verifiable legacy and hometown feeling in a suburban location. ASU ticked all the boxes!”

    Matthew Mbanga
    CEO of Foundations for Farming, Class of 2003
  • “Not only was ASU close to home, but it had the right size for me and gave me the ability to develop myself and allow myself to grow.”

    Brayden Woods
    Legislative Correspondent - U.S. House of Representatives, Class of 2020
  • “When I applied to ASU I was hoping for the ultimate college experience, little did I know that graduating debt free would be included as well!”

    Beth Simmons
    Class of 2019
  • “ASU prepared me very well for my next stage in life. I’m proud of the academics I learned and of the soft skills I learned in extra-curricular activities.”

    Travis Barnett
    CEO, Centerline Engineering & Consulting. Class of 2012
  • “Angelo State made me feel at home the moment I stepped onto campus. There is something special about the feeling you get when touring ASU and seeing yourself living the life of a Ram or Rambelle.”

    Jarett Lujan
    Higher Education Research, Class of 2016, 2017, 2019
  • “I chose Angelo State because I knew it would be a place where I could develop my own identity. I found my likes and dislikes, hobbies and passions. I learned a lot about myself.”

    Lydia Bueno
    Assistant Dean of Strategic Enrollment and Student Life, Honors College at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Class of 2005, 2010
  • “I received a game changing education that gave me a competitive advantage + the confidence to excel in my career journey.”

    Kevin Carroll
    Founder, Author, Speaker, Class of 1989
  • “Angelo State is full of kind, hard working and successful people. I am honored to have been given the opportunity to represent such an amazing community and school!”

    Katie Light
    Family Medicine Physician, Class of 2016

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