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December 2, 2018

Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series Announced

Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series Announced   December 2, 2018 Athens State University Foundation and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention Steering Committee are pleased to introduce the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. This four-part series, leading up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention in October,… Continue Reading Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series Announced
December 2, 2018

“Committed” to Hold Holiday Concert at Athens State

“Committed” to Hold Holiday Concert at Athens State   December 2, 2018 Athens State University’s Center for Lifelong Learning is pleased to announce that the Grammy-award nominated a cappella group “Committed” will be performing a Holiday Concert at Athens State University on Friday, December 7 at 7:00 PM. The event,… Continue Reading “Committed” to Hold Holiday Concert at Athens State
November 19, 2018

Community Band Christmas Concert to be Held December 2nd

Dateline: November 19, 2018 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 2 at 3:00 pm in… Continue Reading Community Band Christmas Concert to be Held December 2nd
November 19, 2018

Athens State Participates in Worlds of Work Event

Athens State Participates in “Worlds of Work” Event   Dateline: November 16, 2018, Athens, AL – On October 25 and 26, 2018, Athens State University faculty, staff, and students participated in the “Worlds of Work” event hosted by North Alabama Works at Northwest-Shoals Community College. During the two-day event, more… Continue Reading Athens State Participates in Worlds of Work Event
November 19, 2018

IMA Accounting Club Wins Awards of Excellence

IMA Accounting Club Wins Awards of Excellence   Dateline: November 16, 2018, Athens, AL – The Athens State University Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Student Chapter Accounting Club recently attended a Student Leadership Conference in St. Louis, MO. Over 400 students, representing over 100 IMA student chapters, attended. At the conference,… Continue Reading IMA Accounting Club Wins Awards of Excellence
November 16, 2018

Staff Senate Raises Money for Breast Cancer Awareness

Dateline: November 16, 2018 The Athens State University Staff Senate raised almost $900 during their annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser. All of the money collected was donated to the Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation to be used for mammogram scholarships and women’s health machines. For this year’s fundraiser, the Staff Senate sold Pink Ribbon cards.… Continue Reading Staff Senate Raises Money for Breast Cancer Awareness
November 12, 2018

“Shakti” Exhibit by Tiril Benton to Open at the Center for the Arts

Dateline: November 9, 2018 The Alabama Center for the Arts will be opening a new exhibit titled shakti on Thursday, November 29, 2018. The exhibit will feature artwork by award-winning artist, Tiril Benton. Tiril has participated in a lifetime of immersion in the arts, culminating in a wonderful body of… Continue Reading “Shakti” Exhibit by Tiril Benton to Open at the Center for the Arts
November 5, 2018

“LOOK” Senior Show To Open November 7

Dateline: November 5, 2018 “LOOK,” Athens State University’s bi-annual showcase of its studio art, art education, and graphic design seniors, is set to open on Wednesday, November 7 at the Alabama Center for the Arts. This semester’s show will feature three seniors whose work focuses on the exploration of unique… Continue Reading “LOOK” Senior Show To Open November 7
October 29, 2018

Dr. Kandalec Named to the ACTE LEAD Program

Dateline: October 29, 2018 Athens State University is proud to recognize Dr. Katherine Kandalec, Assistant Professor of Career and Technical Education, for recently being named as a participant for the second class of The Association for Career and Technical Education’s (ACTE) Leadership Exploration and Development (LEAD) program. The program is… Continue Reading Dr. Kandalec Named to the ACTE LEAD Program
October 29, 2018

2018 Fiddler’s Convention Recap

Dateline: October 29, 2018 The 52nd annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention was held at Athens State University from October 4-6 with a record crowd of over 10,000 people attending the festivities. Bill Jones, from Covington, Georgia, was named “Alabama State Fiddle Champion” after winning the “Fiddle Off,” the… Continue Reading 2018 Fiddler’s Convention Recap
October 29, 2018

“Straight Talk About Race” Lunch & Learn Event

Dateline: October 29, 2018 On October 17, 2018, Dr. Darlene Turner-White, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, and Dr. Stephen Spencer, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, hosted a Lunch and Learn seminar titled “Straight Talk About Race” in the University Library. Over thirty faculty and staff members… Continue Reading “Straight Talk About Race” Lunch & Learn Event
October 22, 2018

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”
October 22, 2018

Athens State Ranked One of Top 20 in Nation for Most Affordable Online Accounting Program

Dateline: October 22, 2018 Athens State University has been named one of the most affordable online options for students to obtain a bachelor’s degree in accounting. The University’s online program was ranked #19 in the nation by SR Education Group in their 2019 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Accounting list… Continue Reading Athens State Ranked One of Top 20 in Nation for Most Affordable Online Accounting Program
October 15, 2018

Athens State Ranked #1 in Alabama for Non-Traditional Students

Dateline: October 15, 2018 Athens State University has been named one of the best colleges and universities for non-traditional students in the state of Alabama by College Factual’s 2019 rankings. Ranked #1 out of 21 schools in Alabama, Athens State was recognized as “the best college in the state for… Continue Reading Athens State Ranked #1 in Alabama for Non-Traditional Students
October 15, 2018

APICS Student Chapter Attends National Conference

Dateline: October 15, 2018 Students and faculty from the Athens State University student chapter of APICS attended the 2018 APICS National Conference in Chicago from September 29 – October 2. APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management. Keynote… Continue Reading APICS Student Chapter Attends National Conference
October 15, 2018

Alumnus Receives Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education Award

Dateline: October 15, 2018 Mark Lambert, Athens State University alumnus, recently received the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation’s Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education Award. The award recognizes an elementary, middle, and high school educator for their excellence in teaching the Medal of Honor Character Development Program (CDP). Lambert… Continue Reading Alumnus Receives Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education Award
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