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Testing Center Receives National Recertification

The National College Testing Association (NCTA) has awarded recertification to the Athens State University Testing Center. NCTA certification is based on a review of professional testing practices including testing integrity, confidentiality, training, evaluations, contracts, management, staffing, services, facilities, mission statement,…
Staff Senate Raises Money for Mammograms

Staff Senate Raises Money for Mammogram Scholarships

The Athens State University Staff Senate raised over $400 during their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser. All of the money collected was donated to the Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation to be used for mammogram scholarships, which provide mammograms for women who are…
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Men of Kennis program filling need for male teachers of color in the classroom

Last year, Athens State University launched an initiative to improve the pathway for students of color to become teachers in Alabama school districts. Data surrounding teaching and the diversity of teacher candidates on a national level shows that male teachers…
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Barth Named Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management

After an extensive, nationwide search that produced a number of highly-qualified candidates, Athens State University has appointed Dr. Richard Barth as Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management. Barth, who currently serves as Interim Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management at…
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Athens State Welcomes Torregrosa as Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Athens State University is pleased to welcome Dr. Robert Torregrosa to campus as its new Assistant Professor of Chemistry. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Kansas and was a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of…
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Athens State to Host Annual Constitution Day Celebration

Athens State University will be hosting its annual Constitution Day Celebration ceremony in the Kares Library Commons Area on Thursday, September 17 at 11:00 am. Dr. Sean Busick, Athens State University Professor of History, will speak on “Remembering the American…
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Athens State Degree Programs Receive ABET Accreditation

Athens State University is pleased to announce that it has received ABET accreditation for its Computer Science and Information Technology programs. The University is the only school in North Alabama to have its Information Technology program accredited by ABET. ABET…
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Accounting Club Receives 2020 Gold Award of Excellence, Outstanding Student Chapter

The Athens State University Accounting Club, an Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Student Chapter, has received the Gold Award of Excellence. The Athens State chapter was also recognized as an Outstanding Student Chapter, a designation only presented to five university…
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Kerner Named Interim Dean of College of Business, Wright Named Associate Dean

Athens State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jim Kerner has been appointed as the Interim Dean of the College of Business and Dr. Lionel Wright has been appointed as the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Business.…
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Smith Named Interim Provost, LaFevor Named Interim VP for Academic Affairs

Athens State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Jackie Smith has been appointed as its interim Provost and Dr. Kim LaFevor has been appointed as its interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective immediately. This selection follows the recent…
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Delap Named Vice President for Corporate and Community Relations

Delap Named Vice President for Corporate and Community Relations Dr. Joe Delap has been appointed as Athens State University’s Vice President for corporate and Community Relations (VPCCR), a newly-created position to better enable the University to engage with external communities.…
Athens State University Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Athens State Receives National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education Designation

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Athens State University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the academic year 2025 for its Bachelor of Science in Management of…