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June 7, 2019

Rachel O’Sullivan Appointed Director of Major Gifts

Dateline: June 7, 2019 Athens State is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel O’Sullivan as Director of Major Gifts and Annual Giving within the Office of University Advancement. O’Sullivan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame with concentrations in Economics and German and a master’s degree… Continue Reading Rachel O’Sullivan Appointed Director of Major Gifts
June 5, 2019

53rd Annual Fiddlers Convention Set for October 3-5

Dateline: June 5, 2019 Athens State University will host the 53rd annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, presented by Huntsville International Airport, from October 3-5 at the school’s campus in Athens, Alabama. Musical competitions will be held on the Alabama Farmers Cooperative Main Stage in front of Founders Hall… Continue Reading 53rd Annual Fiddlers Convention Set for October 3-5
May 30, 2019

Golf Classic Raises $20,000 for Scholarships

Dateline: May 30, 2019 The Athens State University Alumni Association hosted the 28th Annual Golf Classic on May 23. The event, held at Canebrake Club in Athens, raised approximately $20,000 for student scholarships. The generosity of golfers, donors, and volunteers helped fund student scholarships ranging in amount from $1,500-$4,000 annually.… Continue Reading Golf Classic Raises $20,000 for Scholarships
May 30, 2019

Athens State to Hold Flag Day Celebration

Dateline: May 30, 2019 Athens State’s annual Flag Day Ceremony and cookout is scheduled for Friday, June 14 at 12:00 pm in the Sandridge Student Center Ballroom on the Athens State University campus. The event honors the United States flag and our nation’s armed forces, past and present. Dr. Lionel… Continue Reading Athens State to Hold Flag Day Celebration
May 30, 2019

Carpenter & May Coming to Athens State

Dateline: May 30, 2019 Carpenter & May will be coming to Athens State University as part of the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. The concert will be the third of a newly expanded five-part series that leads up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention in October, allowing bluegrass lovers… Continue Reading Carpenter & May Coming to Athens State
May 29, 2019

ACA to Host 78th National Annual Exhibition of the Watercolor Society of Alabama

Dateline: May 29, 2019 The Alabama Center for the Arts will be hosting the Watercolor Society of Alabama’s 78th National Annual Exhibition. Presented in the Main and Walking Galleries, the exhibition will be free and open to the public beginning on Sunday, June 2 and continue through Friday, August 2.… Continue Reading ACA to Host 78th National Annual Exhibition of the Watercolor Society of Alabama
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
May 21, 2019

Athens State University Names Dr. Philip Way as 37th President

Dateline: May 21, 2019 The Athens State University Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Philip Way as the 37th president of Athens State University. The appointment was made after a unanimous vote by Board members at its meeting on Friday, May 17. Way, who currently serves as Provost and Vice… Continue Reading Athens State University Names Dr. Philip Way as 37th President
May 20, 2019

ACA To Launch New Fine Arts Camp

Dateline: May 15, 2019 This June, the Alabama Center for the Arts will be hosting a new summer arts pathway program titled “The Project” to give local high school students an in-depth experience in the world of visual and performing arts. The intensive two-week experience will help shape and bolster… Continue Reading ACA To Launch New Fine Arts Camp
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… Continue Reading 2019-20 Tuition Rate Set
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