Campus News

March 24, 2020
Founders Hall | Athens State University

Athens State University Earns Tree Campus USA Recognition

Dateline: March 24, 2020 Athens State University has received the honor of being recognized by Tree Campus USA for the year 2019 by promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in forestry conservation efforts. Its campus is one of 12 college campuses across Alabama to meet the qualifications for […]
March 24, 2020
Founders Hall | Athens State University

Athens State University Joins “Universities Studying Slavery” Consortium

Dateline: March 24, 2020 Athens State University is pleased to announce its membership in the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) consortium. The association works collaboratively with other universities to empower them to actively address their ties to slavery and express a commitment to truth-telling, education, and diversity in the twenty-first century. […]
March 11, 2020
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Athens State Named Most Affordable Online Supply Chain Management Degree

Dateline: March 11, 2020 Athens State University’s online Supply Chain Management degree program has been named the most affordable in the country by Great Business Schools. Athens State’s Logistics and Supply Chain Management program focuses extensively on management information systems that are a key critical enabler of efficiency, effectiveness, and […]
March 10, 2020
Alabama Center for the Arts

Athenian Players to Present INK

Dateline: March 10, 2020 The Athenian Players invite you to join them for their Spring 2020 performance of INK, “A play about the creation of the Rorschach test, finding your better half, and living in the fold,” according to Dr. Hugh Long, Associate Professor of Drama and English at Athens […]
March 10, 2020
Alabama Center for the Arts

Youth Art Month Under Way at ACA

Dateline: March 10, 2020 This March, the Alabama Center for the Arts is celebrating Youth Art Month, a yearly showcase of talent in the visual arts. The Annual Showcase of Young Talent features art by K-12 students, in coordination with local school art teachers, in Morgan County including area city, […]
March 10, 2020
Addy Awards 2020

Athens State Students Win Addy Awards

Dateline: March 10, 2020 Two Athens State students were recently honored at the 2019-2020 American Advertising Awards in Huntsville. Ashley Rumph won a Silver ADDY for her still photography campaign “The Road.” Alison Scalf won two Gold ADDYs, one for her branding package for “The Project” and one for her […]
February 26, 2020

Dr. Lee Vartanian Named Dean of College of Education

Dateline: February 26, 2020 After an extensive, nationwide search that produced a number of highly-qualified candidates, Athens State University has appointed Dr. Lee Vartanian as Dean of the College of Education effective July 2020. Dr. Vartanian received his bachelor’s degree in social work from Auburn University and then went on […]
February 20, 2020
Military Friendly School

Athens State Earns Military Friendly Designation

Dateline: February 19, 2020 Athens State University has earned a Military Friendly School designation for 2020-2021 from Military Friendly. The 625 schools nationwide included on this list provide the best higher education opportunities for veterans, their spouses, and the military community. Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated […]
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
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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. […]