Athens State News

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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 18, 2019
2019 Accounting Club Reception

Accounting Club Holds Honors and Awards Reception

Dateline: June 18, 2019 The Annual Accounting Honors and Awards Reception for Athens State University’s IMASC (Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter), i.e. Accounting Club, was held April 18, 2019, in the Founders Hall Parlor. The Accounting faculty members and IMASC Faculty Advisors, Professor Emily Corzine, Dr. Diann Hammon, and […]