Student News – Athens State University

Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Scheduled in Athens

Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Scheduled in Athens Dateline: February 11, 2019 Eight years ago, Athens State University Art Professor Gail Bergeron challenged her art sculpture students to help bring Mardi Gras to Downtown Athens. The New Orleans native created a block party where students, dubbed the Athens State University ARTHEADS,… Continue Reading Annual Mardi Gras Celebration Scheduled in Athens

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President’s and Provost’s List for Fall 2018

President’s and Provost’s List for Fall 2018 Dateline: January 23, 2019 Athens State University is proud to recognize the students who have been named to the President’s List and Provost’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. These students have excelled in their coursework and achieved remarkable academic success. Students are… Continue Reading President’s and Provost’s List for Fall 2018

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The Scottsboro Boys

Alabama Center for the Arts, Athens State University, Calhoun Community College, Red Mountain Theatre Company, and The Princess Theatre announce Alabama premiere of Tony-nominated musical “The Scottsboro Boys” January 23, 2019 Athens, AL – The Alabama Center for the Arts (ACA), Athens State University, Calhoun Community College, Red Mountain Theatre Company,… Continue Reading The Scottsboro Boys

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The Athenian Players Present “Hamlet”

Dateline: October 22, 2018 Experience one of the greatest English language plays ever written – Shakespeare’s moving story of deceit and revenge, Hamlet, performed by the Athenian Players. Set in the kingdom of Elsinore, Denmark, Prince Hamlet seeks revenge on his uncle Claudius for both the murder of his father,… Continue Reading The Athenian Players Present “Hamlet”

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Summer 2018 Honors List

Dateline: September 10, 2018 Athens State University is delighted to honor the students who have been named to the President’s List and Provost’s List for the Summer 2018 semester. Through much hard work and determination, these students excelled in their coursework and achieved remarkable academic success. President’s List Jason Atchley… Continue Reading Summer 2018 Honors List
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Local Artists Celebrate Bankhead Forest & Wheeler Refuge Anniversaries

Local Artists Celebrate Bankhead Forest, Wheeler Refuge Anniversaries   August 9, 2018 The Alabama Center for the Arts kicks off its Fall 2018 Exhibition Season with North + South of the River, an exhibition of art commemorating landmark anniversaries of the Bankhead National Forest and the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge.… Continue Reading Local Artists Celebrate Bankhead Forest & Wheeler Refuge Anniversaries
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2017-18 Academic Honors & Awards Recipients

2017-18 Academic Honors & Awards Recipients June 4, 2018 Athens State University recently celebrated the achievements of its top students during the 2018 Honors Convocation. Through much hard work and determination, these students excelled in their coursework and achieved remarkable academic success. The following students received honors and awards for… Continue Reading 2017-18 Academic Honors & Awards Recipients
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Athens State Students to Study Abroad in Milan

Athens State Students to Study Abroad in Milan May 14, 2018 Athens State students will be embarking on the first study abroad trip in the university’s history this summer. The group of 11 students, led by English Professor, Dr. Kevin Dupre and Psychology Professor, Dr. Vanessa Miller, will have the… Continue Reading Athens State Students to Study Abroad in Milan

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Szczpanski First to Graduate From Religious Studies Master’s Program

Szczpanski First to Graduate From Religious Studies Master's Program May 9, 2018 Athens State University was pleased to honor the first graduate of the College of Arts and Science’s Religious Studies Master’s Program at the 2018 Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 5. Susan Szczepanski earned the new program’s first diploma. Szczepanski,… Continue Reading Szczpanski First to Graduate From Religious Studies Master’s Program
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Religious Studies Honor Society Inducts New Members

Religious Studies Honor Society Inducts New Members May 9, 2018 Athens State’s Alpha Nu Alpha Chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa Religious Studies Honor Society recently held its annual new member induction ceremony. The society inducted ten new student members, including six graduate students, and one new faculty member, Dr. Stephen Spencer,… Continue Reading Religious Studies Honor Society Inducts New Members
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Six Receive Honors During 2018 Alumni Awards Ceremony

2018 Alumni Award Honorees (left to right): Dr. Travis Schrimsher, Mrs. Mary Hovater, Mrs. Amanda Elgin, Dr. Joe Brasher, and Dr. Sheila H. Byrd April 23, 2018 The Athens State University Foundation, in conjunction with the University Alumni Association, hosted a Scholarship Reception and Alumni Awards ceremony on April 7,… Continue Reading Six Receive Honors During 2018 Alumni Awards Ceremony
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“Look” Senior Show to Open April 27

April 18, 2018 Eleven Athens State University seniors invite guests to ‘LOOK’ through visual art pieces exploring grief, spirituality, fantasy and introspection. Opening Friday, April 27 at 8 am in the first-floor gallery of The Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur, LOOK is the  bi-annual showcase of Athens State’s… Continue Reading “Look” Senior Show to Open April 27
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