Campus News

September 16, 2019
Jessica Spowart

Athens State Welcomes Jessica Spowart as New Assistant Prof. of Art/Graphic Design

Dateline: September 16, 2019 Athens State University and the Alabama Center for the Arts are pleased to welcome Jessica Spowart as the new Assistant Professor of Art in Graphic Design for the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. Spowart earned her […]
September 16, 2019
Dr. Robert Zubrin

“Pass the Torch” Lecture with Dr. Robert Zubrin

Dateline: September 16, 2019 Athens State University’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Student Branch invites you to join them for an evening with Dr. Robert Zubrin, author of “The Case for Space” and Distinguished Lecturer for the AIAA. Dr. Zubrin will be holding a book signing and speaking […]
August 26, 2019
Study Abroad in Italy

Athens State to Offer Opportunity to Study Abroad in Italy

Dateline: August 26, 2019 Athens State University is pleased to announce a new Study Abroad program for 2020. Next May, students, alumni, and community members will have the opportunity to study art and theatre in Italy. The trip will be led by assistant professor of drama and theater arts, Jax […]
August 26, 2019
Athens State University Honors

Athens State Honors Students for the Summer Semester

Dateline: August 26, 2019 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 2019 semester. These students excelled in their coursework and achieved remarkable academic success. View the Summer 2019 Honors list.
August 22, 2019
Nick Agrawal

Nisheeth Agrawal Joins Athens State Faculty as Instructor of Computer Science

Dateline: August 22, 2019 Athens State University is pleased to welcome Nisheeth “Nick” Agrawal as its new Computer Science Instructor. Agrawal has an MBA degree in finance and an MS in Cybersecurity. He has 35 years of field experience including four years as a computer analyst, 5 years as a […]
August 20, 2019
Dave Harvey & Tony Robertson Gibson Acoustic Instrument Workshop

Dave Harvey & Tony Robertson to Host Gibson Acoustic Instrument Workshop

Dateline: August 20, 2019 Dave Harvey and Tony Robertson will be joining forces for a Gibson Acoustic Instrument Workshop at Athens State University as part of the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. The event will close out the five-part series that leads up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention […]
August 19, 2019
Toni Morrison | 1931 - 2019

ACA to Hold Tribute to Toni Morrison

Dateline: August 19, 2019 The Alabama Center for the Arts will be holding a tribute to Toni Morrison on Friday, August 23 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm in the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Building. Don Noble, an Alabama Distinguished Literary Scholar and host of Alabama Public Radio’s book […]
August 9, 2019
Athens State University Sign

Athens State Ranked Among Most Affordable Online Business Degree Programs

Dateline: August 9, 2019 Athens State University’s online business management degree program has been named one of the most affordable in the country by TheBestSchools.org for 2019. The program was ranked #12 based on its average yearly tuition price compared to other business programs offered exclusively online from colleges nationwide. […]
August 8, 2019
Alabama Center for the Arts

Zeuxis “My Studio”Exhibit to Open August 15

Dateline: August 8, 2019 The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of Zeuxis’ “My Studio” exhibit in the Main Gallery on Thursday, August 15. Zeuxis, an association of still life painters, was founded by Phyllis Floyd and several of her painter colleagues in her New […]
August 7, 2019
Dr. Philip Way Takes Office as Athens State 37th President

Way Takes Office As Athens State’s 37th President

Dateline: August 6, 2019 Athens State University welcomed Dr. Philip Way and his wife, Cheryl, to campus on August 1 as Dr. Way officially took office as the University’s 37th President. Way, who previously served as Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and as interim president at […]
August 7, 2019
Nashville Bluegrass Band

Nashville Bluegrass Band Coming to Athens State

Dateline: August 7, 2019 The Nashville Bluegrass Band will be coming to Athens State University as part of the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. The concert will be the fourth of a five-part series that leads up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention in October, allowing bluegrass lovers to […]
August 7, 2019
Alabama Center for the Arts

“WINK!” Senior Show Now Open

The Alabama Center for the Arts invites you to “Wink!,” a special single-student senior showcase featuring Athens State University graphic design major, Rachel Jackson. “Wink!” will be on display through Monday, August 26, with an artist reception on Friday, August 16 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The exhibit and reception […]
August 7, 2019
Alabama Center for the Arts

Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama to Open September 9

The Alabama Center for the Arts will be hosting the 2019 Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama, a traveling juried art show that displays artwork created by students throughout the state of Alabama who have visual impairments, blindness, and/or deaf-blindness. The show will be displayed from Monday, September 9 through […]
August 5, 2019
APICS makes donation to Alabama Baptist Children's Home

APICS Makes Donation to Alabama Baptist Children’s Home

Dateline: August 5, 2019 The Athens State student chapter of APICS (Association of Supply Chain Management) selected the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home in Decatur as their service project for the summer semester. The purpose of this organization is to protect, nurture, and restore children and families through Christ-centered services such […]
July 16, 2019
Athens State University Sign

Athens State Ranked as One of the Nation’s Top 25 Religion Degrees

Dateline: July 15, 2019 Athens State University’s Bachelor of Arts in Religion has been named one of the best in the country by Bachelor’s Degree Center. Ranked in the top 25 nationwide, the program made the list of Best Bachelors in Ministry Degree Programs for 2019. Athens State has offered […]