Athens State News

November 12, 2018

“Shakti” Exhibit by Tiril Benton to Open at the Center for the Arts

Dateline: November 9, 2018 The Alabama Center for the Arts will be opening a new exhibit titled shakti on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The exhibit will feature artwork by award-winning artist, Tiril Benton. Tiril has participated in a lifetime of immersion in the arts, culminating in a wonderful body of… Continue Reading “Shakti” Exhibit by Tiril Benton to Open at the Center for the Arts
November 5, 2018

“LOOK” Senior Show To Open November 7

Dateline: November 5, 2018 “LOOK,” Athens State University’s bi-annual showcase of its studio art, art education, and graphic design seniors, is set to open on Wednesday, November 7 at the Alabama Center for the Arts. This semester’s show will feature three seniors whose work focuses on the exploration of unique… Continue Reading “LOOK” Senior Show To Open November 7
October 29, 2018

Dr. Kandalec Named to the ACTE LEAD Program

Dateline: October 29, 2018 Athens State University is proud to recognize Dr. Katherine Kandalec, Assistant Professor of Career and Technical Education, for recently being named as a participant for the second class of The Association for Career and Technical Education’s (ACTE) Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) program. The program is… Continue Reading Dr. Kandalec Named to the ACTE LEAD Program
October 29, 2018

2018 Fiddler’s Convention Recap

Dateline: October 29, 2018 The 52nd annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention was held at Athens State University from October 4-6 with a record crowd of over 10,000 people attending the festivities. Bill Jones, from Covington, Georgia, was named “Alabama State Fiddle Champion” after winning the “Fiddle Off,” the… Continue Reading 2018 Fiddler’s Convention Recap
October 29, 2018

“Straight Talk About Race” Lunch & Learn Event

Dateline: October 29, 2018 On October 17, 2018, Dr. Darlene Turner-White, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, and Dr. Stephen Spencer, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, hosted a Lunch and Learn seminar titled “Straight Talk About Race” in the University Library. Over thirty faculty and staff members… Continue Reading “Straight Talk About Race” Lunch & Learn Event
October 22, 2018

Mossholder Appointed Director of Major Gifts

Dateline: October 22, 2018 Athens State is pleased to announce the appointment of Erica Mossholder as Director of Major Gifts. Mossholder holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from University of Alabama in Huntsville. Mossholder has twelve years… Continue Reading Mossholder Appointed Director of Major Gifts
October 22, 2018

Athens State Ranked One of Top 20 in Nation for Most Affordable Online Accounting Program

Dateline: October 22, 2018 Athens State University has been named one of the most affordable online options for students to obtain a bachelor’s degree in accounting. The University’s online program was ranked #19 in the nation by SR Education Group in their 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Accounting list… Continue Reading Athens State Ranked One of Top 20 in Nation for Most Affordable Online Accounting Program
October 15, 2018

Athens State Ranked #1 in Alabama for Non-Traditional Students

Dateline: October 15, 2018 Athens State University has been named one of the best colleges and universities for non-traditional students in the state of Alabama by College Factual’s 2019 rankings. Ranked #1 out of 21 schools in Alabama, Athens State was recognized as “the best college in the state for… Continue Reading Athens State Ranked #1 in Alabama for Non-Traditional Students
October 15, 2018

APICS Student Chapter Attends National Conference

Dateline: October 15, 2018 Students and faculty from the Athens State University student chapter of APICS attended the 2018 APICS National Conference in Chicago from September 29 – October 2. APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management. Keynote… Continue Reading APICS Student Chapter Attends National Conference
October 15, 2018

Alumnus Receives Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education Award

Dateline: October 15, 2018 Mark Lambert, Athens State University alumnus, recently received the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation’s Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education Award. The award recognizes an elementary, middle, and high school educator for their excellence in teaching the Medal of Honor Character Development Program (CDP). Lambert… Continue Reading Alumnus Receives Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education Award
October 9, 2018

Mead Receives Delta Mu Delta Regional Award

Dateline: October 9, 2018 Athens State University student Elizabeth Mead was recently awarded the 2018 Delta Mu Delta Regional Award, along with a $500 scholarship, by the organization’s Board of Directors and Scholarship Committee. Awards are based on scholastic achievement, leadership qualities, and character/ethical behavior. Mead is a senior at… Continue Reading Mead Receives Delta Mu Delta Regional Award
October 9, 2018

Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Mu Delta Named 2018 Star Chapter

Dateline: October 9, 2018 Athens State University’s Alpha Iota Chapter of the Delta Mu Delta Honor society was recently named a 2018 Star Chapter by the international organization for business students. The Athens State chapter is one of 20 recipients out of approximately 360 chapters for the 2018 fiscal year… Continue Reading Alpha Iota Chapter of Delta Mu Delta Named 2018 Star Chapter