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May 14, 2019

Scottish Representatives from Stonehaven to Visit “Twin City” Athens

Dateline: May 14, 2019 As part of a “twinning project,” Athens, Alabama will be hosting representatives from Stonehaven, Scotland later this month. Last year the two cities entered into a sister-city agreement founded upon the mutual interest of sharing their culture, arts, education, government, sporting, farming, business, and communities with… Continue Reading Scottish Representatives from Stonehaven to Visit “Twin City” Athens
May 13, 2019

Athens State Ranked Among Best Online HR Degree Programs

Dateline: May 13, 2019 Athens State University’s online Bachelor in Human Resource Management degree program has been named one of the best in the country by TheBestSchools.org. Ranked #7 nationwide, the program was chosen based on its quality and the types of courses offered. The faculty, rankings, awards, and reputation… Continue Reading Athens State Ranked Among Best Online HR Degree Programs
May 11, 2019

Unveiling Ceremony Held for Kares Library

Dateline: May 11, 2019 A reception and unveiling ceremony was held on May 3 to honor Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kares. Mr. and Mrs. Kares made the largest individual financial commitment in the history of the Athens State University Foundation; in recognition of their gift, the University Library was named… Continue Reading Unveiling Ceremony Held for Kares Library
May 10, 2019

Athens State to Become a Tobacco-Free University

Dateline: May 10, 2019 Athens State University is committed to providing a safe and healthy learning and working environment for its students, employees, and visitors. Therefore, beginning May 20, 2019, Athens State will become a Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free campus. Athens State University joins over 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide who… Continue Reading Athens State to Become a Tobacco-Free University
May 10, 2019

28th Annual Alumni Golf Classic Scheduled for May 23rd

Dateline: May 10, 2019 The 28th Annual Athens State University Alumni Golf Classic is scheduled for Thursday, May 23 at Canebrake Club in Athens. Check-in will begin at 10:00 am with lunch (provided by Food Fite) following. The event’s shotgun start will occur at 11:30 am, with dinner from Greenbrier… Continue Reading 28th Annual Alumni Golf Classic Scheduled for May 23rd
May 9, 2019

America, Dunnavant Appointed to Board of Trustees

Dateline: May 9, 2019 Athens State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jim America and Mr. William Dunnavant to the Board of Trustees by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. Their appointments are for a seven-year term beginning on October 1, 2019 and ending on September 30, 2026. Mr.… Continue Reading America, Dunnavant Appointed to Board of Trustees
May 8, 2019

2018-19 Academic Honors & Awards Recipients

Dateline: May 8, 2019 Athens State University recently celebrated the achievements of its top students during the 2019 Honors Convocation. These students excelled in their coursework and achieved remarkable academic success. The following students received academic honors and awards for the 2018-2019 school year: Pamela Miller (Albertville, AL): Outstanding Social… Continue Reading 2018-19 Academic Honors & Awards Recipients
May 6, 2019

Dynetics Donates $15,000 to Athens State

Dateline: May 6, 2019 Dynetics recently donated $15,000 to Athens State University’s College of Business to be used toward its undergraduate and graduate-level Logistics and Supply Chain Management programs. The University was chosen in part because of the rising demand for graduates in the fields of cybersecurity and logistics and… Continue Reading Dynetics Donates $15,000 to Athens State
May 6, 2019

Center for Lifelong Learning Recognized by United Way

Dateline: May 6, 2019 Athens State University’s Center for Lifelong Learning was recently recognized by the United Way of Athens-Limestone County during their annual luncheon. The agency honored local organizations that go above and beyond to help a variety of groups and individuals across the community. The Center for Lifelong… Continue Reading Center for Lifelong Learning Recognized by United Way
May 6, 2019

Bergeron Wins Alabama Spring Art Contest

Dateline: May 6, 2019 Recently retired Athens State University art professor, Gail Bergeron, won first place in the Alabama Spring Art Contest and Exhibit with her painting “Bold Boulder.” As an avid hiker, Bergeron drew inspiration for her art piece from a hike she took in the Bankhead Forest, painting… Continue Reading Bergeron Wins Alabama Spring Art Contest
April 16, 2019

Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Initiates New Members

Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Initiates New Members Dateline: April 16, 2019 The Spring Induction Ceremony of Athens State University’s Alpha Iota Chapter of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business Administration was held April 7, 2019 in McCandless Hall. Interim President, Dr. Ron Ingle; Associate Vice President… Continue Reading Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Initiates New Members
April 16, 2019

Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association Wins Awards at International Convention

Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association Wins Awards at International Convention Dateline: April 16, 2019 Members of Athens State University’s Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association (PTKAA) recently attended the Phi Theta Kappa Catalyst 2019 International Convention in Orlando, Florida where the chapter was named the 2019 Most Distinguished University-Based Alumni Association.… Continue Reading Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association Wins Awards at International Convention
April 9, 2019

Jackson Offered Disney Internship

Jackson Offered Disney Internship   Dateline: April 2, 2019 Athens State art student, Rachel Jackson, will be participating in the Disney College Program this fall. Thousands of college students from across the country apply for the program each year. Those who are selected are given the opportunity to attend exclusive… Continue Reading Jackson Offered Disney Internship
April 9, 2019

“LOOK” Senior Show to Open April 30th

Dateline: April 9, 2019 “LOOK,” Athens State University’s bi-annual showcase of its studio art, art education, and graphic design seniors, is set to open on Tuesday, April 30 at the Alabama Center for the Arts. This semester’s show will feature seven seniors whose work represents a wide variety of media… Continue Reading “LOOK” Senior Show to Open April 30th
March 29, 2019

Foundation Scholarship Reception & Alumni Awards Ceremony Set for April 6

Foundation Scholarship Reception & Alumni Awards Ceremony Set for April 6 Dateline: March 29, 2019 The Athens State University Foundation, in conjunction with the University Alumni Association, will host a scholarship reception and alumni awards ceremony on April 6, 2019, in Carter Gymnasium. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 5:30 PM, and… Continue Reading Foundation Scholarship Reception & Alumni Awards Ceremony Set for April 6
March 29, 2019

Faculty Participate in Open Educational Resources Workshop

Faculty Participate in Open Educational Resources Workshop Dateline: March 29, 2019 On March 28, a cohort of Athens State faculty took part in a hands-on workshop on developing and integrating free Open Educational Resources (OER) into courses.  The March workshop was the culmination of a year-long collaboration designed to educate… Continue Reading Faculty Participate in Open Educational Resources Workshop
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