Campus News

February 11, 2020

Athens State and Calhoun Launch Dual Degree Program for Students

Dateline: February 11, 2020 Calhoun Community College and Athens State University have signed a “2+2 Transfer Pathway Agreement” allowing students to transfer without losing coursework and earn degrees from both institutions. Students in Calhoun’s Child Development program will transfer courses to Athens State University at the end of approximately 40 […]
February 4, 2020
Alabama Center for the Arts

“Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance” coming to the ACA

Dateline: February 4, 2020 The Alabama Center for the Arts (ACA) will welcome artists from the Core Ensemble to perform the chamber music theatre work Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance in recognition of Black History Month. The event is free and open to the public and will […]
January 21, 2020
The Project 2020

“The Project” Returns to the ACA this Summer

Dateline: January 21, 2020 Decatur, AL – “The Project” will be returning to the Alabama Center for the Arts for a second consecutive year. Open to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, “The Project 2020” is an intensive, two-week summer camp experience that will give students an in-depth look […]
January 10, 2020
Dr. Philip Way & Dr. Pat Sims shakes hands after signing partnership agreement.

Athens State Signs Partnership Agreement with Drake State Community & Technical College

Dateline: January 9, 2020 – Athens State University signed a partnership agreement with Drake State Community & Technical College on January 9 that creates a transfer pathway for African-American males who are interested in a teaching career. African-American male students pursuing an Associate of Science degree at Drake State Community […]
January 7, 2020
Athens State University Sign

Athens State Religious Studies Degree Ranked In Top 5 Most Affordable

Dateline: January 7, 2020 – Athens State University’s online religious studies degree program has been named one of the most affordable in the country by Affordable Schools. The program was ranked #3 in the country based on its average cost of attendance, student-to-faculty ratio, and graduation rate. Affordable Schools also […]
December 6, 2019
Alabama Center for the Arts

ACA Receives 3M Community Vibrancy Grant

Dateline: December 6, 2019 The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $25,000 3M Community Vibrancy Grant. The purpose of this grant is to help improve the quality of life in underserved families, increase access to youth development programs for underrepresented children, […]
December 5, 2019
Athens State Representatives sign EPA with Redstone

Athens State teams with the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Aviation and Missile Center

November 19, 2019 Athens State University has partnered with the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation and Missile Center (AvMC) in an Educational Partnership Agreement (EPA). The formal agreement between a federal agency and an educational institution encourages and enhances study in scientific disciplines at all levels of education. […]
November 26, 2019
Accounting Club Receives Award

Accounting Club Receives National Award at Institute of Management Accountants Conference

Accounting Club Receives National Award at Institute of Management Accountants Conference November 26, 2019 Members of Athens State’s Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter (the Accounting Club) attended the Institute of Management Accountants Student Leadership Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina from November 12-16. The Athens State chapter was presented with […]
November 25, 2019
Best Online Accounting Degrees

Athens State Ranked Among Top Accounting Degree Programs in the Nation

Dateline: November 25, 2019 Athens State University’s online accounting degree program has been named one of the best in the country by Intelligent.com for 2020. The program was ranked #21 out of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Each program was evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, […]
November 25, 2019
Geez Louise | Fiddlers Concert Series

“Geez Louise – Dangerous Dames & Their Killer Songs” Coming to Athens State

Dateline: November 25, 2019 The 2020 Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series will kick off at Athens State University with a performance by “Geez Louise – Dangerous Dames & Their Killer Songs” featuring iconic songwriter Louisa Branscomb with Jeanette Williams, Pam Gadd, and Wanda Vick. The concert will be […]
November 20, 2019
College Factual | Top 15% Nationwide

Athens State Named One of the Best Colleges for Veterans in Alabama

Dateline: November 20, 2019, Athens, AL – Athens State University has been named one of the most veteran-friendly universities in the state of Alabama by College Factual. The university was ranked #4 in the state on its Best Colleges for Veterans list. This puts Athens State in the top 10% […]
November 20, 2019
Christmas Concert 2019

Community Band Christmas Concert to be Held December 1

Dateline: November 20, 2019 The Athens State University Community Band is gearing up for its annual Christmas Concert. The Community Band is made up of volunteer musicians from a six-county area and is led by Director Steven Porter. The concert is scheduled for Sunday, December 1 at 3:00 pm in […]
November 19, 2019
Forgotten Alabama | Glenn Willis

“Forgotten Alabama” Exhibit to Open December 2

Dateline: November 19, 2019 The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of “Forgotten Alabama” in the Main Gallery on Monday, December 2, featuring photography by Glenn Wills. Wills, a self-proclaimed explorer, photographer, author, and preserver of history, made it his mission to capture thousands of […]
October 24, 2019
Alabama Center for the Arts

The Athenian Players to Present The Comedy of Errors

Dateline: October 24, 2019 The Athenian Players invite you to join them as they present a hilarious tale of confusion and “double vision”. In their Fall 2019 performance of The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare, two sets of identical twins who were accidentally separated at birth happen to cross […]
October 21, 2019
Tournees French Film Festival

Tournées French Film Festival to Be Held at Princess Theatre

Dateline: October 21, 2019 The Tournées French Film Festival will be held at The Princess Theatre in Decatur, Alabama from November 3 – November 20. Athens State University’s Art Department received a nationally competitive collegiate grant from the French American Cultural Exchange (in partnership with the cultural services of the […]