Academics

December 2, 2018

Hodges Named Interim Dean of College of Education

Hodges Named Interim Dean of College of Education   December 2, 2018 Athens State University has appointed Dr. Rosemary Hodges as its interim Dean of the College of Education, effective December 2018. This selection follows the departure of former dean, Dr. Patricia Sims, who accepted the position of President at […]
January 28, 2019

President’s and Provost’s List for Fall 2018

President’s and Provost’s List for Fall 2018 Dateline: January 23, 2019 Athens State University is proud to recognize the students who have been named to the President’s List and Provost’s List for the Fall 2018 semester. These students have excelled in their coursework and achieved remarkable academic success. Students are […]
February 19, 2019

Unveiling Ceremony for “Kares Library” Planned 

Unveiling Ceremony for “Kares Library” Planned Dateline: February 19, 2019 Athens State University is pleased to announce that on Friday, May 3, 2019, a reception and unveiling ceremony will be held in the University Library for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kares of Boynton Beach, Florida. Mr. Kares, a 1968 alumnus […]
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 […]
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 […]
May 17, 2019

2019-20 Tuition Rate Set

Dateline: May 17, 2019 The Athens State University Board of Trustees approved a new tuition rate and restructured fee schedule for the 2019-20 academic year at this afternoon’s meeting, voting to increase tuition by 1.9% for both undergraduate and graduate courses beginning with the fall 2019 semester. The increase is […]
May 29, 2019

Honors Students for Spring 2019 Semester

Dateline: May 29, 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 Spring 2019 semester. Through much hard work and determination, these students excelled in their coursework and achieved remarkable academic success. President’s List Provost’s List
June 10, 2019

Athens State Ranked in Top 10 Best Online Supply Chain Management Programs

Dateline: June 10, 2019 Athens State University’s online Supply Chain Management degree program has been named one of the best in the country by BestColleges.com. Ranked #6 nationwide, the program rose six spots from its place on last year’s list. Supply Chain Management is one of the fastest growing jobs […]
June 10, 2019

Chick-fil-A Cullman Enters Learning Partnership with Athens State

Dateline: June 10, 2019 Athens State University is pleased to announce a new learning partnership with Chick-fil-A Cullman. The learning partnership is designed to assist Chick-fil-A Cullman employees and their immediate family members in achieving their educational goals in career appropriate disciplines through accessible online and traditional classroom settings and […]
June 13, 2019
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Roberts, Branscombe Win Faculty Awards

Dateline: June 13, 2019 Athens State University recently honored two outstanding faculty members at the 2019 Honors Convocation. Over the last eight years, the University has recognized contributions of exceptional faculty through the Teaching Excellence Award and the Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Works Award. These awards are sponsored by the […]
July 16, 2019
Summer Commencement

Summer Commencement set for July 27

Dateline: July 15, 2019 Athens State University will hold its Summer Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, July 27 at 9:00 am on Founders Hall Lawn. In addition to celebrating the Class of 2019, members of the Class of 1969 will participate in the ceremony and be honored for joining the “50 […]
July 16, 2019
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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 […]
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 9, 2019
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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 22, 2019
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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 […]